Events

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Seminar on ‘the new scramble for Africa’

Mr Alvin Botes Dr Wesley Seale Prof David Monyae Nontobeko Hlela ON Friday 9 December 2022, Higher Education Media Services, in partnership with the Centre for Africa-China Studies, hosted a panel discussion and seminar on ‘The new scramble for Africa: the implications for the continent’. PANELISTS: Alvin Botes, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation…

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Launch of book on xenophobia in 21st-century Africa

On 10 November 2022, the UJ Centre for Africa-China Studies, in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted the launch of Interrogating Xenophobia and Nativism in Twenty-First-Century Africa (Rowman &  Littlefield), edited by CACS research director Dr Emmanuel Matambo. Dr Matambo was joined by Dr William Mpofu of the University of the Witwatersrand, Ms Sky Mkuti,…

Lecture on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
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Lecture on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

On 9 September 2022, the CACS hosted a lecture titled ‘The Belt and Road Initiative’ by Prof Lauren Johnston. It was attended by CACS staff members, UJ students, students from other universities, and business people. Prof Johnston, a joint Australian and British national, is an Associate Professor of the University of Sydney China Centre, and…

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Webinar on the Kenya general elections

Prof Gilbert Khadiagala Mr Margaret Monyani Dr Joseph Makanda Dr Emmanuel Matambo On Tuesday 6 September 2022k, the UJ Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS), in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a webinar titled ‘Kenya before and after the 9 August elections – analysis and way forward’. Background Kenya, located in the volatile east African…

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Webinar on TICAD 8

Dr Kweku Ampiah Prof David Monyae Ms Mmabatho Mongae On Friday 26 August 2022, the Centre for Africa-China studies (CACS), in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a webinar titled ‘The Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 8)‘. SPEAKERS The keynote speaker was Prof Kweku Ampiah, Professor of Asia and Africa studies in…

Webinar on Zambia’s ‘new dawn’
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Webinar on Zambia’s ‘new dawn’

Laura Miti Fumba Chama Marisa Lourenco On Wednesday 24 August 2022, CACS, in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a webinar titled ‘Assessing Zambia’s ‘new dawn’ government after a year in power’. SPEAKERS The main speakers were: Ms Laura Miti, Executive Director, Alliance for Community Action (ACA) Mr Fumba Chama (PilAto), musician and social activist…

Webinar on data sovereignty
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Webinar on data sovereignty

On Friday 1 July 2022, the Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS), in partnership with the Institute for the Future of Knowledge (IFK) at the University of Johannesburg and the UJ Library, hosted a webinar on ‘Data Sovereignty’. Programme The webinar was facilitated by Ms Goitseone Maswabi, Research and Media Coordinator of the CACS. Participants were…

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Webinar on social security in China and South Africa

Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi Prof Barbara Darimont Mmabatho Mongae On Monday 6 June, the Centre for Africa-China Studies (CACS) at the University of Johannesburg, in partnership with the UJ Library, hosted a webinar titled: ‘The dualist approach to social security in developing countries: Perspectives from China and South Africa’. The webinar explored an article with the…

Webinar on SA’s foreign policy position on Ukraine
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Webinar on SA’s foreign policy position on Ukraine

On Monday 11 April, the CACS, in collaboration with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the BRICS Research Centre, hosted a webinar on ‘Examining South Africa’s foreign policy position on the Russia-Ukraine crisis’. KEYNOTE ADDRESS The keynote address was delivered by H.E. Ms Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, and Chair of the ANC’s…