DUCAS 14th Annual Africa Days: Open Lectures
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DUCAS 14th Annual Africa Days Monday-Wednesday, November 5-7, 2018: Open Lectures
When?
Monday
Wednesday
10:00
16:00
to
Where?
Falun

Program

Monday, November 5

Tid: 10.00-12.00
Lecture: China’s investments in Africa.
Iva Sojková, PhD-candidate, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Lokal: A307

Tuesday, November 6

08.30-10.00
African Studies Master’s thesis Examination:
Transcultural memories of German-Namibian history (1978-1990): Micro-perspectives from the global autobiographies of Lucia Engombe and Stefanie Lahya Aukongo.
Respondent: Arianna Pasqualini.
Discussant: Iva Sojková, PhD-candidate, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.*
External Examiner: Prof. Andrea Francioni, University of Siena, Italy.
Supervisor: Lovisa Berg, Arabic Department and DUCAS, Dalarna University.
Chair: Lars Berge, History and DUCAS.
Lokal: C239

10.30-12.00
Lecture: China-Africa Relations: Beyond the "Dragon in the Bush".
Andrea Francioni, Prof., University of Siena, Italy.
Lokal: C239

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.30
Lecture: Asia in Africa II.
Andrea Francioni, Prof., University of Siena, Italy.
Lokal: C239

15.00-16.30
Lecture: China's Arm Trade with African Countries.
Stanislav Myšička, Ass. Prof., University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
Lokal: C239

Wednesday, November 7

08.30-10.00
Lecture: Geopolitics in Africa and China's Rise: Peacekeeping and the Djibouti Base.
Stanislav Myšička, Ass. Prof., University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
Lokal: Yet to be set.

10.30-12.00
Lecture: Semi-Presidential States in Africa: Origins and Function.
Jenny Åberg, PhD-candidate, Dalarna University.
Lokal: C327

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.30
Lecture: The Beijing Consensus: China’s Official Development Finance in Ghana and Zambia.
Iva Sojková, PhD-candidate, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
Lokal: C327

14.30-16.00
Lecture: China's Soft Power in Africa: Anti-Chinese Political Rhetoric in South Africa and Zambia.
Stanislav Myšička, Ass. Prof., University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.
Lokal: C327