International Symposium: "China's Diplomacy, Aid and Investment in Africa and South East Asia"

International Symposium: "China's Diplomacy, Aid and Investment in Africa and South East Asia"

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Convenor: 
St Antony's College Asian Studies Centre and the Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN)
Series: 
East Asia Seminar

Welcome 

Panel 1: China and the Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean 
High Commissioner Ambassador Zola Skweyiya (South African High Commission) 
Assistant Professor Jian Jianbo (Fudan University/London School of Economics and Political Science) 
Dr Marie Lall (University of London) 
Dr Ramon Pacheco-Pardo (King’s College London) 
Dr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira (University of Oxford; Chair) 

Panel 2: Chinese Investment in Africa and South East Asia 
Dr Jing Gu (Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex) 
Dr Jo Boyden (University of Oxford; tbc) 
Dr Jinmin Wang (University of Nottingham) 
Dr Marcus Power (Durham University; Chair) 

Lunch 

Book Launch: “Sudan Looks East”: The Politics of the Asian Alternative 
Dr Roland Marchal (Sciences-Po) 
Dr Dan Large (School of Oriental and African Studies) 
Harry Verhoeven (University of Oxford) 
Dr Douglas Johnson (Independent Scholar; Chair) 

Closing Remarks 

Conference Dinner at Lincoln College (separate registration)