Recontextualize the research paradigm of African Area Studies in Japan for facilitating the understanding of the “African area” in the increasingly globalised contemporary world
-JSPS Program for Advancing Strategic International Networks to
Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers-
The CAAS and ASAFAS at Kyoto University have strived to nurture scholars in area studies who employ fieldwork as their primary method for education and research,
and who are equipped with African “local knowledge” as well as cross disciplinary knowledge.