YCW London is pleased to collaborate with the London Society for Chinese Studies on this forum, led by Professor Stephen Chen OBE of SOAS University of London.

The event will begin at 18:00 where for the first hour, Professor Chen will give a talk followed by a Q&A.; From 19:00, there will be an hour long small-group discussion.

Refreshments are provided.

Reading list: to facilitate discussions during the forum, the London Society for Chinese Studies has provided the following readings:

  1. The Morality of China in Africa: The Middle Kingdom and the Dark Continent (Edited by Stephen Chan) link
  2. ‘A Prognosis and Diagnosis for China and the 2016 G20: The Politics of a New Global Economic Geography’ (Authored by Stephen Chan) link

We invite Stephen Chan, OBE, Professor at SOAS University of London to discuss.

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In Collaboration With London Society for Chinese Studies


Stephen Chan
Professor Stephen Chan OBE has twice been Dean at SOAS University of London, twice been Visiting Fellow at Oxford, was last year’s Konrad Adenauer Chair of Academic Excellence at Bir Zeit University and is this year’s George Soros Chair of Public Policy at the Central European University. He won the 2010 International Studies Association prize, ‘Eminent Scholar in Global Development’. A former international civil servant (after graduating from King’s) he has published 31 scholarly books and has advised many governments, liberation movements and opposition groups in Africa, where he also lived for many years.




London – London Society for Chinese Studies Forum: China, Africa, and the G20 with Stephen Chan [Tuesday, June 14]
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