The Rohingyas violently expelled by Myanmar are not recognized as international refugees by Bangladesh. Despite lacking citizenship and the right to work, they have sought to survive through covert employment in labour markets and clientelist relations that provide protection for a price.
Ms Folashadé Soulé joins the African Studies evening seminars to discuss her latest paper entitled ‘Negotiating with China: African agency and challenges’. Her research challenges the assumption that African bureaucracies are passive in their relationship with China and she interrogates what can be learned from successful Africa-China projects’ negotiations.
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The first day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).
Refrigerated transport made fresh beef a global commodity. China was the last great frontier of this transformation, but bringing Chinese beef to market presented unique commercial, logistic, and political challenges.
Can the world be thought of in terms of sepia and light? This talk will explore the relationship between archaic labour and photography in colonial Ceylon with an emphasis on pearlescence and how this might contribute to phenomenologies of light.
A panel discussion with Antonio Carpio (Supreme Court of the Philippines), Bill Hayton (Chatham House), Nong Hong (Institute for China-America Studies) and Nguyễn Hồng Thao (Diplomacy Academy of Vietnam)
Antonio Carpio, Bill Hayton, Nong Hong, Nguyễn Hồng Thao