Cornell University

From Knowledge Transfers to Power Projection: The Impact of Professionalization Training on China-Africa Relations

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Uris Hall, G08
Central Campus

Lina Benabdallah is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has a Ph.D. in International Relations, Department of Political Science and Center for African Studies, University of Florida. Her research looks into Chinese investments in human resource development programs for Africans. It examines the role of such investments on China’s foreign policy as well as their impacts on African recipients. Her current projects include: “Towards a Post-Western Global Governance? How Africa-China Relations in(form) China’s Practices” and “China’s Peace and Security Strategies in Africa: Building Capacity is Building Peace?”

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Africana Studies and Research Center, Institute for African Development, Global Cornell


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Evangeline Ray

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Lina Benabdallah

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Wake Forest University

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