(Last updated : 2018-04-05 14:42:58)
  MIZOBE Yasuo
   School of Global Japanese Studies
   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. Book Ethnicities, Nationalities, and Cross-Cultural Representations in Africa and the Diaspora. (Edited by Gloria Chuku) (Co-authored (Other)) 2015/06
2. Book A Survey of Gold Coast (Southern Ghanaian) Newspapers in the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century (Sole-authored) 2007/11
3. Paper An Overview of Japanese-African Relations and the 1960s Campaigns against the Atomic Bomb: Based on an Analysis of the 1962 Accra Assembly of the World Without the Bomb (Sole-authored) 2018/03 Link
4. Paper History of Intellectual Relations Between Africa and Japan During the Interwar Period as Seen Through Takehiko Kojima's African Experience of 1936 (Sole-authored) 2017/03
5. Paper Letters from Soldiers of the Rhodesian African Rifles Despatched to the Burma Theater during World War II ( 1) (Sole-authored) 2014/03
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2018/03/22 How Did the Japanese Describe Unintended Encounters with African Soldiers During World War II?: A Preliminary Report Based on Contemporary Writings and Memoirs Written in Japanese (International Conference on Colonial Mobilization in Africa and Asia during the Second World War: Soldiers, Labourers and Women (COLMOB2018))
2. 2017/10/12 Reconsidering the 1960s campaigns against atomic and hydrogen bombs in Africa and Japan through an analysis of the Accra assembly for the world without bombs in 1962 (The 2nd Biennial Conference of African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA)) Link
3. 2016/06/05 Japanese-African Relations and the 1960s Campaigns Against the Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs: Analysing the Impact of the 1962 Accra Conference (The 53rd Annual Conference of the Japan Association for African Studies) Link
4. 2015/07/30 Discussant for the first session "Between Imperialism and Colonialism: Imperial Rivalry and Politics on the Ground." ("Russia and Global History," Slavic-Eurasian Research Center 2015 Summer International Symposium) Link
5. 2014/05/28 Analysis of the Bank's Role in the Japanese Penetration into African Market in the Interwar Period (1920s and 1930s): The Case of the Yokohama Shokin Ginko (The 13th International Conference of Africanists "Society and Politics in Africa: Traditional, Transitional, and New") Link
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2005/08~2006/08 University of Ghana, Legon Institute of African Studies 〔Master degree program〕
2. 2001/04~2004/03 Osaka University of Foreign Studies Graduate School of Integrated Studies in Language and Society Department of Language and Society〔Doctoral course〕 Completed PhD
3. 1997/04~1999/03 Hokkaido University Faculty of Literature Course of Philosophy and Ethics Graduated
4. 1993/04~1997/03 Osaka University of Foreign Studies Faculty of Foreign Language Department of African Area Studies Graduated
■ Career History
1. 2011/04~2011/09 Osaka University School of Foreign Studies Part-time lecturer
2. 2007/04~2009/03 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Research Fellow
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2017/10~ African Studies Assciation of Africa Link
2. 2013/02~ Ghana Studies Association Link
3. 2001/04~ Japan Society for African Studies Link
■ Social Activities
1. 2015/04~ Supervisor for NHK ETV's world history course for high school students Link
2. 2005/08~2006/06 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, Rotary International
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2016/04~  A Historical Research on the Development of International Movements for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle of the Twentieth Century from a Perspective of Japanese-African Relations  Link
2. 2011~2013  Basic Research on the History of Afro-Japanese Relations during World War II 
3. 2007~2009  Historical study of African modernization through the analysis of the local press  (Key Word : Anglophone West Africa, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, African intellectuals, African modernisation, Christian missionaries, Colonialism, African Nationalism, African newspapers, African media, World War I&II, Pan Africanism, Independence movements, International aid for Africa, Brain Drain)
■ Current Specialized Field
Area studies