The Belt and Road Initiative and China’s Cultural Heritage Diplomacy in Africa

January 2023 No Comments

Speaker(s): Benabdallah, L. (Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University)

Date: Postponed—new date TBA

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Biography: Dr. Lina Benabdallah is an Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. She is the author of Shaping the Future of Power: Knowledge Production and Network-Building in China-Africa Relations (University of Michigan Press, 2020). Her research has appeared in International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Reviews, The Journal of International Relations and Development, Third World Quarterly, African Studies Quarterly, and Project on Middle East Political Science, as well as in public facing outlets such as Foreign Affairs and the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage and Foreign Policy. Dr. Benabdallah was a Johns Hopkins University China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) Research Associate, a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ (CSIS) Africa Program, and is currently a co-editor of PS: Political Science and Politics.


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