Talks

University of Ottawa, Center of International Policy Studies Book talk “Shaping the Future of Power” October 16, 2020. 

Georgetown University, “Applications of the Development-Security Nexus: Case of China-Mali Relations” September 22, 2020. 

Princeton University, The U.S. China Coalition Global Governance Forum  Panel on China-Africa people-to-people Diplomacy, August 1, 2020. 

Notre Dame University, Liu Institute for Asian Studies Book talk “Shaping the Future of Power,” March 4, 2020.  

Yale’s third China-Africa conference in Nairobi, Kenya “Political Party Trainings: the other type of bridge-building in China-Africa relations” May 2019

Lingnan University Conference, Hong Kong “Developmental Peace and the Future of Peacekeeping under Chinese trainings” May 9-10, 2019.

Carter Center consultation workshop in Washington DC, “Peacekeeping with Chinese Characteristics” April 2019.

University of California, Berkley workshop on China’s Growing Sharp Power in Berkley, April 2019.

Duke University’s China’s leadership conference “China’s Human Capital Investments in Africa” March 2019.

Carter Center consultation workshop in Johannesburg “Capacity Building programs as a Trilateral Cooperation Platform for US-China-Africa Relations” December 2018.

Carter Center consultation workshop in Djibouti“Chinese Military Involvement in Africa and Its Implications” August 3-4, 2018.

John Hopkins University SAIS CARI “Do knowledge and technical skills transfers from Chinese experts to African trainees diffuse Chinese norms, values, and models?” Washington DC April 19-20, 2018.

Cornell University – Institute for African Development, “From Knowledge Transfers to Power Projection: The Impact of Professionalization Trainings on China-Africa Relations.” Ithaca, NY October 19, 2017.

University of Wisconsin-Madison – Africa at Noon Series “Knowledge-Power nexus in China’s Foreign relations with African Nations.” Madison, September 2017.