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China, Africa and the EU: Tensions of Trilateral Dialogue on Africa Policy

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 (All day)

Time: 1pm


Venue: G3, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG


Speaker: Denis Tull, Senior Researcher at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin


Discussant: Zhang Chun, Research Fellow, Department of West Asia & Africa Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies

Details: Denis Tull is a senior researcher at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. He received his PhD in 2004 from the University of Hamburg with a thesis on insurgency governance in eastern DR Congo. areas of research include Africa’s international relations, state transformation and state building in Africa, violent conflict, peacekeeping. His publications include “Peacekeeping in the DR Congo: Waging Peace and Fighting War”, International Peacekeeping, (forthcoming in 2009) and “The Political Consequences of China’s Return to Africa”, in Chris Alden, Daniel Large and Ricardo Soares de Oliveira (eds.), China Returns to Africa. A Superpower and a Continent Embrace (London: Hurst Publishers, 2008).


This event is organised by the Africa Asia Centre - a research collaboration between the Royal African Society, and SOAS.