PRIVATE CHINESE INVESTMENT IN AFRICA: MYTHS AND REALITIES. 2/18, Noon-2:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: SAIS, Johns Hopkins. Speaker: Xiaofang Shen, visiting scholar in the SAIS China Studies Program.
ON BECOMING A NORMS MAKER: CHINA AND PEACEBUILDING IN AFRICA. 2/18, Noon-1:30pm, Arlington, VA. Sponsor: School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason Unviersity. Speaker: Chris Alden, co-head of the Africa International Affairs program at the London School of Economics.
CHINA'S ASAT (ANTI-SATELLITE) & MISSILE DEFENSE PROGRAMS: A REVIEW OFPROGRAMS, PLANS, AND MOTIVATIONS. 2/19, 9:00-11:00am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: George C. Marshall Institute and the TechAmerica Space Enterprise Council. Speakers: Dean Cheng, research fellow in the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation; Mark Stokes, executive director of the Project 2049 Institute; and Scott McMahon, senior defense research analyst at RAND Corp.