Deadline:

27 September 2019. ( pre-event in China)

25 October 2019. (The main submission deadline)

Location:

United Kingdom

(Fully Funded)

Description

China’s Economic Engagement with the African Continent_csae

The Centre for the Study of African Economies will hold its first-ever conference dedicated to China–Africa economic engagement. Empirical papers on the broad theme of China’s economic, development and political economy relationships with the African continent are invited. Suitable topics include, but are not limited to: aid, trade, foreign direct investment, industrialization, public debt, environmental sustainability, governance, and institutions.

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Alongside a keynote address and plenary panels, there will be parallel sessions where academics will present their empirical research. For these sessions, they will be looking for contributions on the broad theme of China’s economic and development relationships with Africa.

Convening panel: Meredith Crowley, Stefan Dercon, Lizzie Dipple, Markus Eberhardt, Pascal Jaupart, Benno Ndulu, Lina Song, and Adrian Wood.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Aid
  • Trade
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Industrialization
  • Public debt
  • Belt and Road Initiative
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Governance, and Institutions

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS.

Program Period

One day

Program Starts: March 19, 2020

Program Ends: March 20, 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  •  Papers that focus on China’s economic, development and political economic relationship with the African continent. Suitable sub-topics include, but are not limited to: aid, trade, foreign direct investment, industrialization, public debt, environmental sustainability, governance, and institutions.
  • They require that the abstract be no longer than 500 words. Papers will be accepted in PDF and Word document format.
  • Both papers and extended abstracts are accepted, but priority will be given to full drafts of papers.
  • Depending on interest, the CSAE may organise a pre-event in China. (Deadline 27 Sept, 2019 )

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • There is a limited budget to fund African and Chinese presenters who are currently living and working in Africa or China, and who will be travelling from there to the conference in Oxford. If awarded, funding will cover flights, accommodation, and conference registration costs.
  • To apply for funding, please indicate your request clearly in your submission email (see point 4 in the submission requirements).

How to Apply

First Step: Please submit your paper ( This includes your proposal on economic and development relations between China and the African continent ) and abstract for consideration via email to csae.conference@economics.ox.ac.uk with the text “China–Africa conference submission” in the subject line.

Second Step: Both papers and extended abstracts are accepted, but priority will be given to full drafts of papers. Please ensure your paper also includes a short abstract (up to 500 words).

Third Step: Papers should be attached to a submission email that contains the following details:

  1. Title of paper being submitted;
  2. Up to three subject keywords – such as trade, BRI, political economy, aid;
  3. Submitting author details (full name, address, email, and institution);
  4. Indication if applying for travel funding (Yes or No –  for more details);
  5. Indication if want to be considered for possible pre-event in China (Yes or No –  for more details);
  6. Paper abstract (max 500 words).

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