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

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. The conference will take place from Thursday, April 6th and Friday, April 7th, 2017..