On the 26th of September, 2015 the Steering Committee held a Review Meeting on the sidelines of the Asian Studies in Africa Conference. This meeting reviewed the first major conference of A-ASIA and deliberated on the next steps for the organization.At that meeting Prof. Webby Kalikiti was appointed president of A-ASIA while Dr. Lloyd Amoah was appointed secretary. The two… Read more →
A-ASIA will take full and active part in the upcoming ICAS 10 Conference scheduled for 20-23 July, 2017 in the idyllic location of Chiang Mai, Thailand. This will be A-ASIA’s third ICAS conference following its participation in Macau, 2012 and Adelaide, 2015. More details will be provided soon.
The first ever conference of the Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-ASIA) has ended in Accra, Ghana. Hosted by the University of Ghana, Legon, the resoundingly successful three day conference had the theme “Africa-Asia: A New Axis of Knowledge.” The conference was organized by the Association for Asian Studies in Africa (A-ASIA) with the active support of the International… Read more →
Within two weeks the conference Africa-Asia: A New Axis of Knowledge will take place!!! Please see the details below. Program Please find attached the following documents Program Overview l Africa-Asia conference Daily Schedule – Africa-Asia conference Presentation guidelines In order to facilitate discussions within panels, we ask participants to not read their papers but instead give a summary outline of… Read more →
Launched by the Japanese Prime Minister Abe – Africa Business Education(ABE) Initiative for the youth under the government of Japan, students from various African countries can apply for support to study at Master degree level or take internship in Japan based on Japanese university recommendation. This involves African students first applying to the Japanese universities, and then getting an academic… Read more →
The Association for Asian Studies in Asia will be hosting two roundtables at the 2013 International Consortium on Asian Studies (ICAS) conference on 25 June at the Venetian Hotel in Macau. For our back-to-back panels, we will first discuss the necessity for Asian studies in Africa. In addition to validating this project, both intellectually and practically, we will also identify… Read more →