Professor Li Xinfeng – Deputy-Director of the Institute of West-Asian and African Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Science
Dr Gregory Houston – Chief Research Specialist, Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council
Date: 27 November 2017
Time: 11h15 – 13h00
Venues: Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, PE and Sweetwaters
The Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery (DGSD) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in South Africa, and the Institute of West-Asian and African Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS) in Beijing are currently engaged in the second phase of a collaborative study to explore the Chinese presence in Africa and the African presence in China. The first phase was a study of the Chinese presence in Pretoria and the South African presence in China.
This seminar introduces the new project with two presentations: the first, presented by Professor Li Xinfeng of CASS, is a broad overview of Africans living in three Chinese cities and African students at several Chinese universities; and the second, presented by Dr Gregory Houston of the HSRC, is a broad overview of Chinese living in several major cities in seven African countries – Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland or Zimbabwe.
RSVP by 24 November 2017
Pretoria: HSRC Video Conference, 1st floor HSRC Library Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Contact Arlene Grossberg, Tel: (012) 302 2811, e-mail: email@example.com
Sweetwaters: Old Bus Depot, Mbubu Road, Sweetwaters Tel: 033-324 5000
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