Oxford University

China Africa Network

"African Development, the China Model and the Politics of Industrialisation"

Monday 9 - Tuesday 10,  June 2014

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Monday 9 June 2014

 

Said Business School (map)

 

16:46-17:00

Brief Welcome by Dr Harry Verhoeven, Convenor of the Oxford University China-Africa Network

 


 17:00-18:30

Keynote speech by Mr Zhong Jianhua, Special Representative of the Government of the
People's Republic of China on African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Tuesday 10 June 2014

 

Wolfson College (map)


09:00-09:30

Registration

 

09:30-09:45

Opening Ceremony and Welcome

 Words of welcome by Rana Mitter, Zhang Weiwei & Harry Verhoeven

 

09:45-11:00


Panel 1: Perspectives on the China Model
Prof William Callahan, LSE
Prof Zhang Weiwei, Fudan University and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Prof Su Changhe, Fudan University
Dr Sophie Richardson, Human Rights Watch

 

 

 11:30-13:00

 Panel 2: International Relations and Economic Development after the Washington Consensus:
is there a Beijing Consensus?

 Ato Newae Gebreab, Economic Advisor to the Ethiopian Prime Minister
Prof David Anderson, University of Warwick
Prof Shi Zhengfu, Fudan University
Prof Chen Ping, Beijing and Fudan Universities
Dr Harry Verhoeven, University of Oxford (Chair)
 

 

13:00-14:00

Lunch

 

14:00-15:30


Panel 3: can Africa industrialise and what role can/should China play?


Dr Qiao Zhaohong, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Dr Emma Mawdsley, University of Cambridge
Prof Stefan Dercon, Chief Economist, Department for International Development
Dr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, University of Oxford (Chair)

 

15:45-17:15


Panel 4: The post-2015 development agenda: outstanding challenges for China and Africa

Prof Stefan Dercon, Chief Economist, Department for International Development
Prof Jian Junbo, Fudan University
Dr Wang Zhen, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Dr Nicholas Cheeseman, University of Oxford (Chair)

 


17:15-17:30


 Closing Ceremony
Prof Shi Zhengfu on behalf of Fudan University
Dr Harry Verhoeven on behalf of OUCAN

 

 

19:00-21:00

 Gastronomical Dinner and Networking Event at Wolfson Colleg

China and Europe in Africa: Differences and Similarities (JIAN Junbo , Fudan University )

From Beijing Consensus to China Lessons for Developing Countries (Ping Chen, Center for New Political Economy, Fudan University in Shangha)

Some Thoughts on The Economic System of China (Dr. Shi Zhengfu , Center for New Political Economy, Fudan University in Shangha)

 

OUCAN Conference Report

 

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