Finished Online Workshop Series 2023 “Emergencies and Food” (Feb. 7, 10, 15)


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Online Workshop Series 2023 “Emergencies and Food”

The Middle East and Africa continuously suffer from compound crises such as war and occupation, natural disasters, and food insecurity. Situating their regional contexts within global history, experts will explain complexities behind the situations of each country from various perspectives.


Day 1: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 17:00–18:30
Speaker: Haruka USUKI (Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies)
“Food insecurity in Jordan: between inclusiveness and exclusiveness”
Discussant: Manabu Shimizu (Representative, Eurasia Consultant Ltd.)

Day 2: Saturday, February 10, 2024 17:00–18:30
Speaker: Tatsuya YAMANAKA (Komazawa Univ.)
“Food security in Tunisia: its history and current situation”
Discussant: Erina IWASAKI (Sophia Univ.)

Day 3: Thursday, February 15, 2024 17:00–18:30
Speaker: Hiroshi SATO (Pesident, Tokyo Institute for Development Sociology)
“War and Food: Yemen in a trap of wheat shift”
Discussant: Tamon Baba (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

Please click here for a PDF version of the information.

Language: Japanese
Admission: Free *Open to the public
Pre-registration is required.
For registration, please see here.

Please contact: menafoodemergency[at] (Please change [at] to @)

Jointly sponsored by
-Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) “Connectivity and Trust-building in the Islamic Civilization” (Principal Investigator: Hidemitsu KUROKI (ILCAA) Project Number: 20A104)
-Publicly Offered Research of Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A) “Food in Emergencies: Connectivity and Trust Building Being Challenged in the Middle East and North Africa” (Principal Investigator: Yuko Ido(ILCAA) Project Number: 23H03929)

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