Professor, School of Global Japanese Studies
Meiji University

SDGs theme

Research fields:
Modern and contemporary African studies

Research themes:
Historical analysis of modernization in Africa and History of Japanese-African relations[Keywords] Area studies, Sub-Saharan Africa, modernization, development, history of Japanese-African relations

Main books and papers:
◆“A History of Food and Agriculture in Africa: Exploring the Basis of Modernity” Edited by Hiroki Ishikawa,, Showado, 2016. “Datsushokuminchi-ka no naka no Nogyo Seisaku Koso: Dokuritsu-ki Gana no Seiji Shidosha Kuwame Unkuruma (Nkrumah) no Kaihatsu Seisaku kara” (An Analysis of the Agricultural Policies in the Decolonization Process: Based on the Policy Development by Kwame Nkrumah, A Ghanaian Political Leader during the Time of Independence) pp. 291-309.
◆“Japanese Newspaper Coverage of Africa (and African Soldiers) during World War II: The Case of the Tokyo Nichi Nichi (Mainichi) Shimbun, 1939-1945”, In Gloria Chuku ed., Ethnicities, Nationalities, and Cross-Cultural Representations in Africa and the Diaspora, Carolina Academic Press, 2015, pp. 163-182.
◆“Gana o Shiru tame no 47-sho” (47 Chapters to learn about Ghana) Chapters 21, 34-37. Akashishoten, 2011