Eleventh "Africa in Front of Us" Seminar: "Colonial Madness: A Prologue for Considering Psychiatry in Modern Africa"

published: 2015-06-02

Event Overview

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We invite Prof. Takehiko Ochiai of Ryukoku University, who is a spirited political scholar.

“'Colonial Madness' and 'Colonial Psychiatry' are two sides of the same coin. And they were also closely related with 'Colonial Struggle' (i.e., dynamics of resistance of those who are ruled) as well as 'Colonial State' and 'Colonialism' (i.e., dynamics of rulers). In this event, we consider African Colonial Madness (psychiatry) and how psychiatric medicine should be as a prologue for considering psychiatry in modern Africa.”

Let's take ourselves to a stone's throw from Africa.

Outline of Lecture

Date: June 18, 2015 (Thu.) 17:00-18:30
Place: 3rd Study Group Room, Gakujikan Hall, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University
Host: Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
Co-host: Kansai Branch of Japan Association for African Studies
Participation: Free of Charge / No Advance Application Necessary
Language: Japanese


17:00-17:10 Event Overview Sayaka Ogawa(Ritsumeikan University)
17:10-18:00 Lecture Takehiko Ochiai(Ryukoku University)
18:00-18:30 Q & A


Administrative Office, Research Center for Ars Vivendi, Ritsumeikan University
56-1 Tojiinkita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577
E-mail: ars-vive@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
TEL: +81-75-465-8475
FAX: +81-75-465-8245

*There is no parking available at the venue, so please use public transportation.