SKOV seminar 20 june - The Revival of the Chinese Empire: The rapid Chinese expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere
17:45 Welcome to ‘The Spot’ student restaurant, ORION Building
18:45 Opening by ir. Cor de Jong, president Study Circle for Development Issues/SKOV
18:50 Introduction to the theme by drs Chudi Ukpabi, CConsult, Amsterdam
18:55 “China, a threat or a partner?” by prof. em. dr Meine Pieter van Dijk, former professor of Water Services Management at UNESCO-IHE, Delft. Visiting professor at the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Currently working at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM).
19:35 “Having, Giving, Taking: Putting China’s engagement in Africa in context” by dr Ward Warmerdam, senior economic researcher at Profundo, Amsterdam
20:15 Short break: coffee, tea
20:30 Plenary discussion, chaired by Mr Chudi Ukpabi
21:05 Conclusion of the seminar by Mirjam Scholtens from Ipso Facto
21:10 Drinks and bites
Participation in the Seminar, including drinks & bites, is free of charge. Please register by clicking the blue button on the top of the page.
Dinner, vegetarian or non-vegetarian, will be available from 18:00 h onwards in the student restaurant, ‘The Spot’.
The cost of the dinner is around € 5,- for students and participants of the Seminar (payment only by pin).
The board of SKOV looks forward welcoming you on the 20th of June.
20 jun. 2019
18:45 - 21:45
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