Posts Tagged ‘Deborah Brautigam’

[AUDIO] CTP Podcast: China’s Libya Policy-A Debrief with Deborah Brautigam

星期六, 三月 26th, 2011

(English) [AUDIO] China hardens stance against Libyan air strikes

星期五, 三月 25th, 2011


(English) [VIDEO] China in Africa: Perspectives from Ghana

星期一, 十二月 6th, 2010

(English) Deborah Brautigam on China in Africa

星期二, 十一月 23rd, 2010

(English) [AUDIO] China in Africa Podcast: “Aid, Trade & Some Indignation”

星期三, 十月 27th, 2010

[AUDIO] China in Africa Podcast: Winning Hearts, Minds and Wallets

星期日, 七月 4th, 2010

In this edition of the “China in Africa” podcast, host Eric Olander speaks with Africa scholar Dr. David Robinson, Phd. of Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University about his recent article “Hearts, Minds and Wallets:  Lessons from China’s Growing Relationship with Africa.” This is a very compelling piece of work that highlights several critical double standards that Western observers often employ when evaluating Chinese activities in Africa.   Right off the top, Dr. Robinson debunks the myth that China’s presence in Africa is a relatively new phenomenon, echoing Dr. Deborah Brautigam and other scholars by pointing out that Chinese activities have been recorded in Africa dating back as early as the 14th century.  With respect to contemporary issues, Dr. Robinson explains how he does not seek to defend Chinese economic and political activity on the continent per say, which he adds deserves intense scrutiny, but rather highlight the gross inconsistencies of many of China’s Western critics in the aid, academic and diplomatic communities.    These critics, he contends, seemingly think the Chinese are employing extra-legal methods to “conquer” Africa when, in fact, Beijing appears to be using the very same economic and political levers used by European and American powers for over a century. (更多…)

(English) Deborah Brautigam: Three Gifts China Brings to Africa

星期一, 六月 7th, 2010


(English) The Chinese in Africa: What’s on the Web this Week

星期日, 三月 14th, 2010