Upcoming webinars by the Africa-China Reporting Project (March-May 2021)

Discussion with the editors of the new book, South Africa–China Relations. A Partnership of Paradoxes (2021), Professor Chris Alden (London School of Economics) and Dr Yu-Shan Wu (University of Pretoria), and featuring some of the chapter authors. The discussant will be Professor Garth Le Pere (University of Pretoria), and the host will be Bongiwe Tutu (Assistant Project Coordinator, Africa-China Reporting Project).

Wednesday 17 March 14:00 CAT
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Joint webinar with the African Centre for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at Wits University, featuring four African scholars. Hosted by Dr Bob Wekesa (Partnerships, Research and Communications Coordinator, ACSUS), and discussing key issues including what will change and what will stay the same in the Africa-China-US relations under the Biden administration, new opportunities and challenges for African countries, and what journalists need to be aware of to cover this developing story.

Wednesday 31 March 15:00 CAT
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Journalist Jenni Marsh (Supervising producer, CNN International) will share her wide knowledge and experience reporting on China in Africa and discuss how to challenge stereotypes about China through Africa-China reporting with practical guidance and tips for journalists.

Wednesday 21 April 10:00 CAT
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Covid-19 vaccination and nationalism is one of the major news stories of 2021. What impact is it having on Africa-China relations? And how are journalists covering the story?  Eric Olander of ACRP partner the China Africa Project will be joined by two African and two Chinese journalists to discuss dynamics of reporting in various countries and by governments on the framing and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. Featuring Liam Lee (Chief International Desk Correspondent at Ta Kung Pao Daily), Hangwei Li (PhD Candidate at SOAS University of London), Dickens Olewe (BBC journalist and podcaster), and Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu (Contributor at Quartz).

Wednesday 12 May 11:00 CAT
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