China’s “Soft” Cooperation with Africa

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 8:00 am EST

The Shanghai Academy of Global Governance and Area Studies (SAGGAS) at the Shanghai International Affairs University (SISU), in partnership with the Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway and Notre Dame International, University of Notre Dame (UND), invites the public to a special virtual event on China’s “Soft” Cooperation with Africa. Hosted by SISU Professor Wang Duanyong and Notre Dame Professor Joshua Eisenman, this half day conference will bring together renowned scholars from China, Africa, the United States, and Europe to discuss China-Africa media, educational and cultural relations with Africans and place them in the context of China’s larger strategic engagement with Africa and the developing world more broadly. Join us on Tuesday, 10/19/2021, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

Prof. YANG Cheng
Dean, Shanghai Academy of Global Governance & Area Studies, SISU, China

Dr. Jonathan Noble
Senior Assistant Provost for Internationalization and
Interim Director of the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, UND, U.S

Prof. Joshua Eisenman
Keough School of Global Affairs, UND, U.S

Prof. ZHENG Yu
Fudan University, China

Prof. Carolijn van Noort
University of the West of Scotland

Dr. Eman Fakhry
Egyptian Researcher

Prof. HE Wenping
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China

Prof. Antoine Lokongo
President Joseph Kasa-Vubu University,
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Prof. Lina Benabdallah
Wake Forest University, U.S

Prof. ZHOU Jinyan
SISU, China

Prof. HE Wenping
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China

Dr. Cliff Mboya
Kenya/China Africa Project

Prof. Dani Madrid-Morales
University of Houston, U.S.

Prof. Emeka Umejei
University of Ghana

Prof. WANG Duanyong
SISU, China

For more information visit the event website.

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