IWATA Takuo

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Name
IWATA Takuo
Affiliation
Ritsumeikan University
Section
College of International Relations, Department of International Relations
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D. (in Political Science)(Kobe University)
Other affiliation
Ritsumeikan UniversityRitsumeikan University

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Mar 1994
 - 
Mar 1996
Embassy of Japan to Senegal
 
Aug 2003
 - 
Mar 2004
Ryukoku University
 
Apr 2004
 - 
Jun 2007
University of Tsukuba
 
Jul 2007
 - 
Mar 2013
University of Miyazaki
 
Apr 2013
   
 
Ritsumeikan University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
Mar 1997
Faculty of Law, Kwansei Gakuin University
 
 
 - 
Mar 2003
Graduate School of International Cooperation, Kobe University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Mar 2020
Japan Association for African Studies  Board member (International Relations)
 
Apr 2014
 - 
Mar 2017
Japan Association for African Studies  Working Group for networking in Asian countries
 

Published Papers

 
【Article/English】"Political impact of decentralization in Africa"
Takuo IWATA
Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies   17 1-25   Dec 2018
【Article/En】"Rethinking the concept of power in African Politics - A boundary producer -"
Takuo IWATA
Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies   16 19-36   Dec 2017
【Article/En】"Borders and Regional Security in Local Governments’ Cooperation in West Africa: Case Studies in Burkina Faso"
Takuo IWATA
Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies   15 1-25   Dec 2016
【Article/En version】"Laughter in Political Transformation in Africa"
Takuo IWATA
Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture   27(4) 103-132(日本語版), 133-155 (Englis   Mar 2016
【Article/En】"Social media practices during the political change in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Takuo IWATA
Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies   14 47-72   Dec 2015

Books etc

 
【Monograph book/Japanese】 Decentralization and Political Change in Africa
Koyo Shobo   Feb 2010   ISBN:978-4-7710-2109-9
【Monograph book/Jp】 Democratic Transition and Civil Society in Africa
Kokusai Shoin   Sep 2004   
【Co-author/Jp】“Borders,” in Takehiko Ochiai (ed). An Introduction to African Security
Koyo Shobo   Mar 2019   ISBN:978-4-7710-3144-9
【Co-author/English】"Africa-Asia relations in Academic Network Formation," Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations, ed., Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen
Routledge   Jan 2018   
【Co-author/En】“A New Page in the History of Africa and Democratization,” in Kitagawa Katsuhiko, Takahashi Motoki ed (2014). Contemporary African Economies: A changing Continent under Globalization
Translated from Japanese original version (Contemporary African Economies, Gendai Afurica Keizai-ron), Minerva Publisher (Kyoto Japan)   Jul 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
【Jp】Transforming Relations between Asia and Africa
Seminar hosted by Ryukoku University, The Graduate Program of Asian and Africa Studies   21 Jan 2019   
【En】Political Satire and Comedy in Africa
8th African Forum (Accra): Futurity in African Realities (7-9 December 2018, Erata Hotel, Accra, Ghana)   8 Dec 2018   
【En】A Turning Point of Japan's Soft Power Strategies in Africa
International Workshop "New Asian Approaches to Africa" (Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University)   10 Nov 2018   
【En】New Asian Approaches to Africa - Potentialities and Challenges -
International Workshop "New Asian Approaches to Africa" (Institute of International Relations and Area Studies, Ritsumeikan University)   10 Nov 2018   
【Jp】Political Satire and Comedy in Africa
Workshop of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(S) “African Potential” and overcoming the difficulties of modern world: comprehensive area studies that will provide a new perspective for the future of humanity (Kyoto University)   3 Nov 2018   

Teaching Experience

 

Works

 
[報告書:学界通信] 1st International Conference of Africa – Asia Development University Network – Africa’s Asian Options (AADUN-AFRASO) 2014参加報告
The Others   Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

Research Grants & Projects

 
「アフリカの地方自治体のIT化の政策的課題」
平成20年度「財団法人国際コミュニケーション基金」調査研究助成
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011
「現代アフリカの紛争をめぐる境界線(国境線)と政治的アイデンティティ~西アフリカ・トーゴとその隣接地域における境界線と権力関係の事例研究から~」
平成17年度龍谷大学AFC研究プロジェクト(紛争解決と秩序・制度の構築に関する総合研究—アジア・アフリカ地域研究の地平から—)公募研究
Project Year: Aug 2005 - Mar 2006