[Seminar] Brokering China’s Extroversion: Intermediaries in the #SinoAfrica transborder trade

Date: 19 May 16:30 – All are welcome

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Heidi Østbø Haugen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo. She has done research on migration and trade between West Africa and China since 2003. Between 2009 and 2014, she has carried out a total of 16 months of fieldwork among Africans living in Guangzhou, South China, following several persons over a five-year period. She was a visiting scholar at Sun Yat-sen University in 2014 and has studied Chinese at Beijing Normal University. Prior to starting her PhD, she worked at the World Food Programme’s West Africa Bureau.


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