Africa-China Conference 2017: Infrastructure, Resource Extraction, and Environmental Sustainability

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April 6, 2017 - April 7, 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm

April 6th - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library - Library Gallery Room 100

April 7th - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Michigan League - Henderson Room


Focusing on sustainability, infrastructural development, cultural practices, resource extraction, and new media usage, this conference provides a space for leading scholars across all disciplines to explore the social and environmental realities of Chinese engagement in Africa. The conference will explore China-Africa issues using interdisciplinary approaches to notions of nature, power, infrastructure, ownership, and belonging.

This conference will bring together leading scholars and practitioners to examine the political, economic, environmental, and cultural implications of 21st century China-Africa relations, and to share their research and expertise with the wider academic community.

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