SKOV seminar 20 june - The Revival of the Chinese Empire: The rapid Chinese expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere

Programme

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
21:40  Closure

Registration
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
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).

Bio data
Biodata Chudi Ukpabi
Biodata Meine Pieter van Dijk
Biodata Ward Warmerdam

The board of SKOV looks forward welcoming you on the 20th of June.

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