Sophia University Africa Weeks 2021 “Sophia Bringing Africa Together!” (May 11–25, 2021)
The fifth Sophia University Africa Weeks was held May 11–25. This event promotes understanding of Africa and deepens cooperation among the younger generation, who are keen to have a deeply involved future with the rapidly growing continent.
The fourth Africa Weeks in 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but 2021 events were held online. In addition to a variety of symposiums and lecture guests, the student project Together with Africa featured various events such as a student-run workshop, talk sessions, and a photo exhibition.
-Lecture: Sanankouya, the Spirit of Friendship
-Symposium: Peacebuilding by NGOs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Africa, South Sudan, and Refugee Support
-Lecture: Twenty-Four Years of Making Prosthetic Legs in Rwanda: One Year to Rise Up from the Depths
-Student Project: Together with Africa
- African chat/free conversation
- African workshop
- Africa-themed talks
- Photo exhibit: Close-up Africa