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MillerComm Lecture titled "China in Africa: Stripping Away the Myths

Speaker Professor Deborah Brautigam, Johns Hopkins University
Date Oct 24, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana, IL
Cost free and open to the public
Sponsor Hosted by Center for African Studies and Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies in conjunction with Center for Global Studies, Center for International Business Education and Research, Department of Anthropology, Department of Gender and Women''s Studies, Department of History, Department of Linguistics, Department of Political Science, Department of Sociology, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, Social Dimensions of Environmental Policy, Spurlock Museum, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives. Series support provide by Office of the Chancellor, Office of Equal Opportunity and Access, Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, The Center for Advanced Study, George A. Miller Endowment, Ledyard R. Tucker Fund, Peggy Harris Memorial Fund, The Council of Deans, The David Gottlieb Memorial Foundation, and The Graduate College
Contact Terri Gitler
Phone (217)265-5016
Event type conference
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Professor Deborah Brautigam is one of the U.S.' leading scholars on China in Africa and the author of the highly acclaimed book, "The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa." Her talk will focus on the impact of Chinese aid and investment in Africa and assess whether China's presence on the continent is a threat to U.S. interests.