IDS to Host Seminar on China- Africa Cooperation

Date and time: 
Tue, 2014-07-15 02:30
Location / Venue: 

Room 535, 5th floor, Gandhi Wing


Prof. Kenneth King (right) and Pravina King at a past event.


Professor Kenneth King and Pravina King will be the speakers at an IDS development research seminar entitled “China-Africa Cooperation in Higher Education: New Kinds of Partnerships in Kenya?”

 The event will take place in Room 535, 5th floor, Gandhi Wing on Tuesday 15th  July 2014 at 2.30 p.m. Kenneth  and Pravina  have been studying China's aid and soft power in Africa for eight years. They have been looking particularly at Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa, as case studies.

 Kenneth is an emeritus professor of the University of Edinburgh while  Pravina was the administrator of Edinburgh University's Centre of African  Studies for 15 years.

 Kenneth formerly taught history at the University of Nairobi and is the author of several books on Kenya, including, The African Artisan and Jua Kali Kenya. His latest book is China's Aid and Soft power in Africa: The case of Education and training



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