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Rethinking Asian Studies in a Global Context. Roundtable 2: Towards a Sustainable Model of Asian Studies in Africa: Conditions and Guidelines, and the Role of the A-ASIA

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

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University of Ghana
Legon Boundary
Accra
Ghana
GH

As part of the A-ASIA – ICAS international conference Asian Studies in Africa: Challenges and Prospects of a New Axis of Intellectual Interaction (University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, 24-26 September 2015), IIAS, co-organizer of the conference, coordinated two consecutive and complementary roundtables. The first half-day interactive discussion focused on Asia through an African Lens: Rethinking the Discourse on Asian Studies. The second addressed concrete ways to move Towards a Sustainable Model of Asian Studies in Africa

The second roundtable, ‘Towards a Sustainable Model of Asian Studies in Africa: Conditions and Guidelines, and the Role of the A-ASIA’, were chaired by A-ASIA Steering Committee Member Philippe Peycam (IIAS) and A-ASIA Member Rohit Negi (Ambedkar). The purpose of the second roundtable was more practical in nature, focusing on concrete objectives for the building of Asian studies on the African continent.

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