Oxford University

China Africa Network

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

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

hosted by St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Tuesday 29 November 2011

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08:30-09:00

Registration and Coffee

 

09:00-11:00

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

 

Panel on China and the Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean

Assistant Professor Jian Jianbo (Fudan University/London School of Economics and

Political Science)

Professor Christopher Hughes (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Dr Ramon Pacheco-Pardo (King's College London)

Dr Ricardo Soares de Oliveira (University of Oxford; Chair)

 

Coffee Break

 

11:30-13:30


Panel on Chinese Investment in Africa and South-East Asia

Dr Jing Gu (Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex)

Dr Jinmin Wang (Nottingham Trent University)

Nikia Clarke (University of Oxford)

Dr Paul Irwin Crookes (University of Oxford; Chair)

 

Lunch Break

 

14:30-16:30

Book Launch: "Sudan Looks East": China, India and the Politics of the Asian Alternatives

Dr Roland Marchal (Sciences-Po)

Dan Large (School of Oriental and African Studies)

Harry Verhoeven (University of Oxford)

Dr Douglas Johnson (Independent Scholar; Chair)

 

Closing Remarks

 

19:00-21:00

Conference Dinner at Lincoln College (separate registration)

Panel on China and the Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean

"Competition between Dragon and Elephant? Comparison of China-African and India-African Relations" Professor Jian Jianbo (pdf)

"China and the Pirate Alley: Responsible Stakeholder or Free Rider?" Dr. Ramon Pacheco-Pardo (pdf)


Panel on Chinese Investment in Africa and South-East Asia

"The Last Golden Land: Chinese Enterprises in African Development" - Dr. Jing Gu (pdf 1) (pdf 2)


"The Expansion of Textile and Clothing Firms of China to the Least Developed Countries (LDCS) in South East Asia: The Case of Cambodia" Dr. Jinmin Wang (pdf)

 

Symposium Report (pdf)

 

Panel on China and the Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean (mp3)

Panel on Chinese Investment in Africa and South-East Asia (mp3)

Book Launch: "Sudan Looks East": China, India and the Politics of the Asian Alternatives (mp3)

 

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