GDI Lecture with Prof Rhys Jenkins: How China Is Reshaping the Global Economy
|Dates:||2 October 2019|
|Times:||17:00 - 18:30|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||Global Development Institute|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, Post 16|
|Speaker:||Prof Rhys Jenkins|
The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof Rhys Jenkins, University of East Anglia to discuss "How China Is Reshaping the Global Economy"
China’s growing economic involvement in Africa and Latin America have been a source of controversy and debate. Although there are parallels between China’s involvement in the two regions, particularly in terms of the drivers of Chinese involvement, there are also significant differences in terms of scale and impacts that the lecture will explore.
The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global development to The University of Manchester. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research and ideas.
Lectures are followed by an audience Q&A
This event is open to members of the public and information on the accessibility of the venue is detailed at this link: https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/roscoe_th-b
Prof Rhys Jenkins
Role: Professor of Development Economics
Organisation: School of International Development, UEA
Biography: Rhys Jenkins is Professor of Development Economics at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia. He has a long standing interest in the socio-economic and environmental impacts of globalisation on developing countries. His recent research has focussed on the impact of China on Latin America and on South Africa. He co-edited China and Latin America: Economic Relations in the twenty-first century (Bonn: German Development Institute, 2009) and has published numerous articles on China and Latin America and China and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as consultancy reports to the UK Department for International Development on the subject. His latest book How China is Reshaping the Global Economy: Development Impacts in Africa and Latin America was published by Oxford University Press.
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