Friday, September 24, 2010

Out from Behind the Great Firewall and Into Switzerland

Africa Pavilion: courtesy The Atlantic.c..
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I've been in China (Shanghai and Beijing) for the past eight days. Lots of interesting developments around the topic of Chinese aid in Africa, meetings with Africans in China, and a tour of the Africa Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo (right). But frustrating to be behind the Great Firewall and unable to access my blog & much else.

Next week I will be speaking on my China-Africa research in Geneva September 30th, and Bern October 1st.

2 comments:

  1. Any chance we could see electronic copies of your meeting materials - presentation if available, notes, etc.?

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  2. The Shanghai presentation was a book talk. There are many varieties of these floating around on the web. At the OECD China-DAC study group, I myself didn't say anything much different from what I've said in The Dragon's Gift: a presentation on China's history & various modes of engagement in infrastructure. I can't really provide my notes, but would be happy to discuss through personal email at the AU website.

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