The Role of Africa in Chinese Foreign and Development Policy
Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr (UiB), Liu Tiewa (TBC, Beijing Foreign Studies University) and Yu Zheng (Fudan University) in conversation with Elling Tjønneland (CMI).
What role does Africa play in the evolution of Chinese foreign- and development policy? How do Chinese principles, instruments and practices change and when do African experiences matter?
Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen
Liu Tiewa is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director at the Research Centre of the United Nations and International Organizations at the School of International Relations and Diplomacy, at Beijing Foreign Studies University)
Yu Zheng is a Professor at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs at the Fudan University in Shanghai
Elling Tjønneland is a senior researcher at Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen focusing on development and development assistance, rising powers and African development and a strong emphasis on South Africa and Southern Africa. He is currently directing a major Norwegian Research Council funded project on Chinese development assistance and the global aid architecture.
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