The Hoover Project on China’s Global Sharp Power invites you to China's Sharp Power in Africa on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 9:00 am - 10:00 am PT.

The papers discussed are available here:
China Explores South Sudan’s Oil Sector without Environmental Care by Mary Ajith Goch
China’s Domination of Distant-Water Fishing: The Impact on West and Central Africa by Agnes Ebo'o


WATCH THE LIVESTREAM


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:

marygoch.png

Mary Ajith Goch works as the director of the Catholic Radio Network, a national organization consisting of nine community-based radio stations in South Sudan and Sudan. From January 2016-August 2021, she also served as the chairperson of the Association for Media Development (AMDISS), a member-based association for independent media houses. Prior to her current assignment, she was a journalist with the Citizen Newspaper in South Sudan from 2010-2016.

agnes.jpeg

Agnes Ebo'o - Agnes Ebo’o is an international law expert who specializes in human rights, governance and accountability in West and Central Africa specifically. In this capacity, she has worked with national governments, international organizations and regional institutions of the African Union system. Her work currently focuses on oceans’ governance in relation to maritime security, private sector and civil society engagement.

DISCUSSANTS: 

wwwjambfrazer.jpeg

Jendayi Frazer is the Duignan Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution. She is a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and former U.S. ambassador to South Africa. She was a distinguished service professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College and the Department of Social and Decision Sciences. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University.

glenn_tiffert.jpeg

Glenn Tiffert is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and a historian of modern China. He co-leads the Hoover project on China’s Global Sharp Power and works closely with government and civil society partners to document and build resilience against authoritarian interference with democratic institutions. Most recently, he co-authored and edited Global Engagement: Rethinking Risk in the Research Enterprise (2020).

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
International Women's Day 2024
Breakout Moves: How Women in Academia Succeed
To celebrate International Women’s Day, please join us for a live taping with Brandice Canes-Wrone, Caroline Hoxby, and Valerie Ramey. Moderated by … Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Veterans helping the community
How Veterans’ Service Abroad Creates Responsibility at Home
A Post-9/11 Veteran Town Hall Discussion with veterans Jason Galui, Colin Frances Jackson, and Felicia Pinckney and Veteran Fellowship Program Fellow… Chelmsford, MA
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Benevolent Billionaires? Evaluating the Influence of Wealthy Owners on Local News | Using Text As Data In Policy Analysis
Our 24th workshop features a conversation with Michelle Torres on “Benevolent Billionaires? Evaluating the Influence of Wealthy Owners on Local News… Hoover Institution, Stanford University
overlay image