African Security and External Interference: exploring the role of a newcomer, China
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Speaker(s): Dr Bonnie Ayodele, Professor Zhongying Pang
Recorded on 29 January 2013 in New Theatre, East Building.
As Africa-China ties have grown tighter in the past few years, China’s engagement with the continent has evolved from being mostly economically focused to more sensitive socio-political fields. This talk provides in-depth discussion of African security issues in relation to China’s long-held non-interference policy.
Bonnie Ayodele is lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.
Zhongying Pang is professor of international and global affairs at Renmin University of China.