EMERGING TRENDS IN SINO-AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
Venue: Stanford Center, Peking University
09:00 - 10:55 Special Economic Zones and Sino-African Industrialization Cooperation: Chinese Dynamics
Chair: Tang Xiaoyang (Tsinghua University)
Ana Alves: China’s Economic and trade Cooperation Zones in Africa - A Viable Model of Development?
Geng Jianzhong: Chinese Agricultural Technology Transfer in Africa
Yilak A. Kebede: Informal Skill Development, Technology Transfer and China’s Role in Africa’s Infrastructure development - The Case of Ethiopian Construction
Li Hangwei: The Roles of Overseas Chinese Associations in Africa
09:00 - 10:55 Special Economic Zones and Sino-African Industrialization Cooperation: African Agency
Ding Fei: Skills Development in the Eastern Industrial Zone of Ethiopia - A Local Labor Perspective
Hezron Makundi: Negotiating the Technological Capacity in Chinese Engagements - Is the Tanzanian Government in the Driving Seat?
Yin Zixin: Dialogues between Chinese Companies in Kenya and Local Vocational Training NGOs - A New Outlook on Chinese Labor Controversies in Africa
Christina Seyfried: The Impact of Chinese Financed Development Projects on Political Development in Africa - A Case Study of Ethiopia
12:30 - 13:30 *Luncheon* (Shaoyuan Building No. 7, Peking University)
4:00 - 15:45 International Development Cooperation: China’s Bilateral, Trilateral and Multilateral Approaches
Chair: Malte Lierl (Yale University)
Haley J. Swedlund: Is China Eroding the Bargaining Power of Traditional Donors in Africa?
Mpako Foaleng: Fostering Tripartite Cooperation Between China, United States and African Stakeholders
Damazela Thamsanqa: Will China’s Model of Development Supplant the Western Blue Print?
Adugna Lemi: Aid for Trade and Africa’s Trade Performance - A Comparative Perspective from China and the OECD.
15:45 - 17:20 Education Cooperation: Modalities Impacts and Challenges
Chair: Ha Wei (Peking University)
Nahseem Mimiko: Dimensions of Sino-African Cooperation in Higher Education and Its Impact on National Development - A Case Study of Nigeria
Rundong Ning: Understanding Others Through Volunteering and Its Dilemmas: Interpreting the Experiences of the Confucius Institute Volunteers in an African Country
Gao Lili: Opportunities and Challenges of African Confucius Institutes under the Belt and Road Initiative
Li Anshan: An Analysis of Overseas Chinese Religion Awareness in Africa
17:30 - 18:30 *Dinner* (Shaoyuan Building No. 7, Peking University)