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外国专家教授非洲主题课程通知       为了加强中国的非洲研究,国关学院本年度的《非洲导论》课程(刘海方老师主讲)邀请到了几位国际上知名非洲研究学者来给予支持。4月22日(周日)下午18:30-21:00的课程,英国圣安德鲁斯著名非洲问题研究专家Ian Taylor将教授《非洲当代国际关系》专题。欢迎全校感兴趣的同学来旁听,工作语言为英文。地点在国关C307教室。                           北京大学非洲研究中心                                 2012-4-18   特别致谢:非常感谢国关学院教务闫岩老师和团委科创部卫琛等同学的大力支持和细致工作!   专题简介:      新世纪第一个十年、尤其是金融危机以来,非洲国家整体经济表现不俗,正像“亚洲虎”当年被形象地用来描述经济勃兴的东南亚国家,“非洲狮”经济体也正在迅速成为全世界的流行语——2010年世界十大增速最快经济体中,6个非洲国家赫然在列。这样的增长势头,其推力是什么呢?IMF最新报告认为,非洲的增长归因于中、印两国为主的新兴市场对原料的需求。更有学者认为,中国为代表的新兴经济体迅速发展及对非经济合作所带来的机遇实际上正在改变西方传统玩家为主导的非洲地缘政治版图…… Taylor教授将从以下几个方面为你解读非洲当代国际关系:   Africa’s International Relations
One: The Times They Are(n’t) A-changing: American Policies in Africa
Two: Of Spin and Mirrors: Britain and New Labour’s Policies toward Africa
Three: Effronterie Magnifique: Between La Rupture and Realpolitik in Franco-African Relations
Four: Back to the Future? The Rising Chinese Relationship with Africa
Five: Hands across the Water: Indian Engagement in Africa
Six: The Empire(s) Strike Back? The European Union and Africa
Seven: Why Do We Need Political Scientists? Africa and the International Financial Institutions
Eight: Oil and Its Impact on Africa’s International Relations
  Ian Taylor 教授简介:   Ian Taylor is a Professor in International Relations and African Politics in the School of International Relations, University of St. Andrews. He is also Chair Professor in the School of International Studies, Renmin University of China, Professor Extraordinary in Political Science at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and an Honorary Professor in the Institute of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University, China.
Ian has authored 7 scholarly books, edited another 8 and have published over 55 academic articles, over 60 book chapters and numerous working papers, reports etc.
Ian hold a DPhil from the University of Stellenbosch and an MPhil from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining St Andrews I taught African Politics and Development Studies at the University of Botswana for 4 years.
Ian has also taught at universities in Canada and Uganda.
Ian is interested in Africa's political economy and its international relations, Afro-Asian ties and "emerging powers" (specifically the BRICS).
Ian have recently published two new books: one on Africa's international relations (out in 2010) and one on the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (out in 2011).
Ian have visited and/or conducted research in 36 African countries.