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 アフリカ在来知研究会では、関係知ユニット音楽・宗教実践・映像班の一環として2008年9月にエチオピア・ハラールにおいて国際ワークショップ "Preserving local knowledge in the Horn of Africa: Challenges and prospects for collaborative research in oral literature, music and ritual practices" を開催いたします。
 本ワークショップはアフリカ在来知研究会ならびに、京都大学Global COEプログラムの共催によりおこなわれます。

 プログラム等の詳細につきましては以下のとおりです。



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"Preserving local knowledge in the Horn of Africa: Challenges and prospects for collaborative research in oral literature, music and ritual practices"





(Workshop organized by African Local Knowledge Research Group and Global COE Program of Kyoto University)

Date: 17-18 September, 2008
Venue: Harari Cultural Center Hall (Harar, Ethiopia)


Co-hosting Organizations:
- Harari People National Regional State Culture Tourism and Information Bureau
- The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (SoSA), Addis Ababa University


In this workshop, international scholars will be invited to spend two days in Harar, together with Ethiopian scholars and representatives of local institutions, to present research experiences and reflections on the challenges and prospects for documentation and preservation of local knowledge in the Horn of Africa, with special attention given to the domain of intangible heritage.
The aim will be that of promoting interdisciplinary research in oral literature, music and ritual practices, encouraging collaborative work among international scholars, local researchers and communities.



Tentative Schedule:

Tue. 16, Sept. : Visit of the old city of Harar
Wed. 17 - Thu. 18, Sept. : Workshop
Fri. 19, Sept. : Study-tour
(Koromi and Abdulqadir al-Jilani shrine)



Tentative Program:

17 September

16:00-18:00 Opening speeches

Yimaj Idris [Opening speech]
Masayoshi Shigeta “African Local Knowledge Formation and its Positive Practice”
Akio Tanabe “In Search of Sustainable Humanosphere in Asia and Africa”
Simone Tarsitani (Co-organizer of the workshop) [Opening remarks]

18:30-20:00 Buffet dinner



18 September

9:00-10:30 Papers

Ilaria Sartori “The Songs of the City: Voices of women from Harar”
Yasuo Matsunami “Making pilgrimage to Ya'a - filmmaking as a
collaborative work between filmmaker and the subject”
Itsushi Kawase “Intercultural Dialogue on Visualization of Local Knowledge:
Cases from Films on Musicians and Children in Ethiopia”

11:00-12:30 Papers

Giorgio Banti “The tradition of the Madh Habib and
sheekh Abdalmalik bin Abid”
Chiaki Fujii “Tariqa Ritual Activities in Zanzibar”
Minako Ishihara “An attempt to accommodate diverse images
of Muslim awliya: Written documents, oral tradition
and manzuma (religious verses) ”

14:00-15:30 Papers

Alessandro Gori “Texts in the Mawlud collection in Harar:
some first critical observations”
Simone Tarsitani “Mawlud and zikri in the Islamic rituals of Harar”
Belle Asante Tarsitani “Integrating local knowledge into the management
of African archives: Lessons from Harar”

16:30-17:30 Final discussion




Confirmed Participants:


Akio Tanabe ASAFAS*, Kyoto University, Japan
Alessandro Gori Universita` degli Studi Firenze, Italy
Belle Asante Tarsitani ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan
Chiaki Fujii ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan
Giorgio Banti Universita` degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, Italy
Ilaria Sartori “Sapienza” Universita` di Roma, Italy
Itsushi Kawase ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan
Masayoshi Shigeta ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan
Minako Ishihara Nanzan University, Japan
Simone Tarsitani ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan
Tetsushi Yamamori Nanzan University, Japan
Yasuo Matsunami Graduate School of Social Sciences,
Hitotsubashi University, Japan
Yimaj Idris Director of the Harari People National Regional
State Culture Tourism and Information Bureau
Yui Sunano ASAFAS, Kyoto University, Japan

*ASAFAS: Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies

The mayor of Harar, representatives of the Harari People National Regional State Culture Tourism and Information Bureau, of the HNC, of the Tourism department, of the Culture department, of the Education department, and a number of Harari scholars and elders are scheduled to participate in the workshop.




Contact: Simone Tarsitani







更新日: 2008年8月22日 | 作成者: 事務局