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Iwata Takuo

イワタ タクオ | Iwata Takuo
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Other affiliations (2):
Research field  (2): Politics ,  Local studies
Research keywords  (1): African Studies, Comparative politics
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2009 - 2011 「アフリカの地方自治体のIT化の政策的課題」
  • 2005 - 2006 「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~」
Papers (48):
  • Takuo IWATA. 【Chapter/English】"A Turning Point in Japan’s Soft Power Strategy in Africa". Takuo Iwata. (ed). New Asian Approaches to Africa (Wilmington: Vernon Press). 2019. 161-178
  • Takuo IWATA. 【Article/English】"Political impact of decentralization in Africa". Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies. 2018. 17. 1-25
  • Takuo IWATA. 【Article/En】"Rethinking the concept of power in African Politics - A boundary producer -". Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies. 2017. 16. 19-36
  • Takuo IWATA. 【Article/En】"Borders and Regional Security in Local Governments’ Cooperation in West Africa: Case Studies in Burkina Faso". Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies. 2016. 15. 1-25
  • Takuo IWATA. 【Article/En version】"Laughter in Political Transformation in Africa". Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture. 2016. 27. 4. 103-132(日本語版), 133-155 (Englis
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Books (14):
  • 【Edited book/English】New Asian Approaches to Africa - Rivalries and Collaborations
    Vernon Press 2019 ISBN:9781622738090
  • 【Co-author/Jp】“Borders,” in Takehiko Ochiai (ed). An Introduction to African Security
    Koyo Shobo 2019 ISBN:9784771031449
  • 【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 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) 2016
  • 【共著】『現代アフリカ経済論』(北川勝彦・高橋基樹編著)
    ミネルヴァ書房 2014 ISBN:9784623071722
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Lectures and oral presentations  (43):
  • 【En/Fr】Evolution of Comedy in Africa (l'Evolution de l'humour en Afrique)
    (Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFRICA, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire) 2019)
  • 【Jp】Transforming Relations between Asia and Africa
    (Seminar hosted by Ryukoku University, The Graduate Program of Asian and Africa Studies 2019)
  • 【En】Political Satire and Comedy in Africa
    (8th African Forum (Accra): Futurity in African Realities (7-9 December 2018, Erata Hotel, Accra, Ghana) 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) 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) 2018)
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Works (1):
  • [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
    2014 - 2014
Education (2):
  • - 2003 Kobe University
  • - 1997 Kwansei Gakuin University
Professional career (1):
  • Ph.D. (in Political Science) (Kobe University)
Work history (5):
  • 2013/04/01 - Ritsumeikan University
  • 2007/07/01 - 2013/03/31 University of Miyazaki
  • 2004/04/16 - 2007/06/30 University of Tsukuba
  • 2003/08/01 - 2004/03/31 Ryukoku University
  • 1994/03/13 - 1996/03/31 Embassy of Japan to Senegal
Committee career (4):
  • 2017/04 - 2020/03 Japan Association for African Studies Board member (International Relations)
  • 2017/04 - 2020/03 日本アフリカ学会 理事(国際交流担当)
  • 2014/04 - 2017/03 Japan Association for African Studies Working Group for networking in Asian countries
  • 2014/04 - 2017/03 日本アフリカ学会 アジア諸国へのアフリカ研究ネットワーク構築ワーキンググループ委員
Association Membership(s) (3):
African Borderlands Research Network (ABORNE) ,  Japan Association for African Studies ,  Japan Association of International Relations
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