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Title:Africa's growing role in world politics
Editor:Deych, Tatiana
City of publisher:Lac-Beauport
ISBN:0994032587; 9780994032584
Geographic terms:Africa
South Sudan
South Africa
United States
European Union
Great Britain
South Korea
Russian Federation
Subjects:international relations
foreign policy
Arab Spring
development cooperation
international trade
educational cooperation
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This collective volume includes a selection of papers on contemporary international relations and foreign policies of African States. Most of the papers were presented at the 13th International Conference of Africanists 'Society and politics in Africa: traditional, transitional and new' held in Moscow, May 27-30 2014. The book is divided into six sections, each focusing on relations with a particular region or subject. Contents: Part 1 Africa: global, regional and local dimensions, contains contributions by Evgeny Korendyasov (foreign policies), Anatoly Khazanov (anti-Americanism in Arab countries), Natalia Sepeleva (humanitarian situation in Great Lakes region), Alexander Zhukov (Eritrea's regional politics), Sergey Kostelyanets (Sudan after the division), Sergey Seregichev (Arab Spring in Sudan). Part II OECD States and Africa: new approaches. Andrey Urnov (Obama's Africa policy), Olga Kulkova (Africa and the EU), Claudia Mularoni and Piero Scarpellini (EU Africa support program procedures), Sergey Poruchikov (Africa-EU intellectual migration cooperation), Grigory Karpov (African diasporas in the EU), Ivan Lileev (EU's Africa policies and development aid), Dmitriy Kochetov (Italy-North Africa economic relations), Anton Rodin (Japan and Africa), Murad Shamilov (South Korea in Africa). Part III BRICS: entity's role on African continent. Vladimir Yurtaev (BRICS), Nina Tsvetkova (Asian BRICS enterprises in African ICT and Russian interests), Justin Van der Merve (BRICS and the West), Serhlare Makgetlaneng (scholarly marginalisation of South Africa's BRICS membership). Part IV China in Africa: strenghtening the partnership. Tatiana Deych (China's role in Africa), David Shinn (Ethiopia and China), Mamoudou Gazibo (Africa's cooperation with China), Alice Nicole Sindzingre (China's relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa), Yury Smertin (China and Africa's mutual interest). Part V Russia-Africa relations in past and present. Evgeny Korendyasov (Russia's return to Africa), Galina Smirnova (Russia's economic cooperation with Sudan and South Sudan), Mohamed Hamchi and Samia Rebiai (Russian-Algerian relations). Part VI Other BRICS countries' contribution in African development. Viacheslav Usov (India's Africa policy and Indian diaspora), Alla Borzova (Brazil's agricultural cooperation with Africa), Aya Abenova (BRICS and South Africa's role in development cooperation in Africa). [ASC Leiden abstract]