Oxford University

China Africa Network

Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN)with generous support from the China Centre presents an International Symposium on

"China as a Development Aid Actor: Rethinking Development Assistance and its Implications for Africa and the West"

hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

 

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Wednesday 14 March 2012

 

08:30-09:00

Registration

 

09:00-10:30

Welcome by Marian Urbina-Ferretjans, University of Oxford and OUCAN Convenor

 

Panel on the Chinese Model of Aid for Africa

Prof Chris Alden (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Rod Wye (Chatham House)

Christina Wolf & Myriam Dahman Saidi (formerly at the OECD)

Nikia Clarke (University of Oxford; Chair)

 

Coffee Break

 

11:00-13:00

Panel on China's Role in African Development

Dr Zhao Chang-Hui (China Export and Import Bank)

Professor Susanne Franks (City University)

Dr. Xiao Yuhua (Zhejiang Normal University)

Professor Raphael Kaplinsky (Open University; Chair)

 

Lunch Break

 

14:00-16:00

Panel on the West, Africa and China: how is the development aid landscape changing?

Dr Richard Schiere (African Development Bank)

Dr Emma Mawdsley (University of Cambridge)

Dr Soyeun Kim (University of Leeds)

Christine Hackenesch (German Development Institute)

Prof Andrew Goudie (University of Oxford; Chair)

 

Closing Remarks

 

19:00-21:00

OUCAN Conference Dinner Buffet and Networking Event at Oriel College (separate registration)

 

Registration is mandatory and must be made until 10 March 2012.

Conference fee*:

Payment by bank transfer (by Saturday 10 March 2012): £10 students and £13 non-students. Full details for payment are sent with the registration email.

Payment on the conference day: £15 for students and non-students.

Conference Dinner:

Payment by bank transfer prior to the conference day only (deadline by Wednesday 7 March 2012): £25 for students and non-students. Full details for payment are sent with the registration email.

*Lunch is included in the registration fee.

Conference Venue: Department of Politics and International Relations, Lecture Theatre, first floor, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, OX1 3UQ

Panel on the Chinese Model of Aid for Africa

Christina Wolf & Myriam Dahman Saidi (ppt) (pdf)

 

Panel on China's Role in African Development

Professor Suzanne Franks (link 1) (link 2)

 

Panel on the West, Africa and China: How is the Development Aid Landscape Changing?

Dr Richard Schiere (pdf)

Dr Emma Mawdsley (pdf)

 

Conference Report (pdf)

Panel on the Chinese Model of Aid for Africa (mp3)

Panel on China's Role in African Development (mp3)

Panel on the West, Africa and China: how is the development aid landscape changing? (mp3)

 

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