China’s Economic Engagement with the African Continent: Past Experience and Future Prospects

When: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 @ 09:00 - Fri, 20 Mar 2020

Where: Oxford

Hash Tag: #CSAEChinaAfrica

A special event just before next year’s CSAE conference will focus on the topic of China–Africa economic relations. 

Keynote speaker: Prof. Deborah Bräutigam (Johns Hopkins University SAIS-CARI)

China Africa CFPs Opening Soon

Alongside a keynote address and plenary panels, there will be parallel sessions where academics will present their empirical research. For these sessions, we will be looking for contributions on the broad theme of China’s economic and development relationships with Africa.

Topics of interest include, but won’t be limited to: aid, trade, foreign direct investment, industrialisation, public debt, Belt and Road Initiative, environmental sustainability, political economy, governance and institutions.

The call for papers will open in July 2019. Further details will be available on the CSAE website in due course ( Final decisions will be made by December 2019. Priority will be given to full papers.

Funding may be available for scholars from African countries and China.

Convening panel: Meredith Crowley, Stefan Dercon, Lizzie Dipple, Markus Eberhardt, Pascal Jaupart, Benno Ndulu, Lina Song, and Adrian Wood.