HSP Seminar (#256) “Refugees and IDPs in South Sudan and Its Neighbors” (Jun. 20, 2019)

HSP Seminar (#256) “Refugees and IDPs in South Sudan and Its Neighbors” (June 20, 2019)

Title Refugees and IDPs in South Sudan and Its Neighbors
Description The lecturer is a Rotary Peace Fellow and a graduate student of Peace and Conflict studies at ICU’s graduate school. He is from South Sudan. He experienced life as an IDP and a refugee for several years in the past. As a witness, he will talk about what he and his family experienced, and why he studies in Japan. He will also highlight the current situation of IDPs and refugees in South Sudan. In the timing of TICAD VII to be held in Yokohama, we should learn from him the reality of the peoples in the conflicts, the issues of international cooperation and the role of Japanese people to contribute to their human security.
Date June 20, 2019 (Thursday) 10:25 – 12:10
Venue 21 KOMCEE East (Map) 113 (ground floor), Komaba Campus, The University of Tokyo
Lecturer Mr. Seme Nelson Lomole, Master Student, International Christian University (ICU)
Commentator Mr. Naohiko Omata, Researcher, The Oxford University Refugee Studies Centre
Moderator Prof. Yasunobu Sato, Professor, The University of Tokyo
Language English
Organizers Graduate Program on Human Security (HSP), The University of Tokyo
The Project of Compilation and Documentation on Refugees and Migrants (CDR), Research Center for Sustainable Peace (RCSP), Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo
Co-organizors Research Center for Sustainable Development, Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo
Center for African Studies, Institute of Advanced Global Studies (IAGS), The University of Tokyo