Asian Presence in Africa. Toward new Geopolitics and development strategies

Co-organisé par l'Ambassade du Japon en France et le programme Afrique-Asie de la Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS


9:30  Reception

10:00 Introduction

10:10 - 10:30 Key note lecture: Katsumi Hirano*

10:30- 10:40 Questions & Réponses

10:40 - 11:20 Theme 1 : New geopolitical & Economic power. Asian and African perspectives
Bernard Guillochon / Benoit Hazard / Pooja Jain
Moderatrice : Kae Amo

11:25 - 12:10 Theme 2 : China / Japan : Two asian presences in Africa
Jeremy Rubel / Joulien Bokilo / Katsumi Hirano

12:10 - 12:30 Question & Response + Open discussion
Moderatrice :  Lisa Chauvet

12: 30  Closing adress :  Sébastien Lechevalier






*Dr. Katsumi Hirano, Executive vice-President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).He has been engaged in African Studies and Development Studies more than 30 years. MA of Economics (Waseda University), Ph.D. of Global Studies (Doshisha University). Joined in the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) at 1991 after working as Special Assistant in the Embassy of Japan in Zimbabwe, and as Program Officer in Sasakawa Peace Foundation. Visiting Research Fellow, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (1993-1995). Executive Director, JETRO Johannesburg Office (2004-2007). Director General, Area Studies Center, IDE-JETRO (2008-2012), Chief Senior Researcher (2012-2015). Lecturer at the University of the Sacred Heart (1997-2002), University of Tokyo (2002-2004, 2008-2010), Rikkyo University (2014-2015), Keio University (2015- ). He published many books on African affairs including English one, Japan and South Africa in a Globalising World: A Distant Mirror, co-eds. with Chris Alden, Ashgate: UK, 2003. Received Ono Azusa Memorial Award (1982) and Okita Saburo Memorial Prize (2003).

Anthropologie, Économie, Sociologie et sciences politiques Anthropologie sociale, Capitalisme, Développement, Dynamiques sociales, Economie, Entreprises, État et politiques publiques, Globalisation, Mobilisation(s), Politiques publiques, Socio-économie Afrique, Asie, Chine, Japon

Informations pratiques

  • Mardi 24 janvier 2017 - 10:00 - 13:00
  • EHESS (salle 638) - 190-198, avenue de France 75013 Paris
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