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November 17, 2015

D Brautigam Wits lecture: Feeding Frenzy - Fictions & Facts about China, Africa & the Media

On the eve of the Sixth Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit commencing in Johannesburg on December 4, the China-Africa Reporting Project invites you to a lecture by renowned author and leading China-Africa expert Deborah Brautigam entiltled: Feeding Frenzy: Fictions & Facts about China, Africa & the Media

Thursday 3 December 2015
18:30 pm at Senate Room, Senate House
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


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Deborah Brautigam is a leading China-Africa expert and author of The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa (2010), and Will Africa Feed China? (2015).

She is Professor and Director of the International Development Program at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. A long-time observer of Asia and Africa, she has lived in China, West Africa, and Southern Africa, and travelled extensively across both regions as a Fulbright researcher and consultant for the World Bank, the UN, and other development agencies.

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