China’s Rise in the Global South & Anti-Blackness and Identity in Tunisia (S. 12, Ep. 21)

China's Rise in the Global South: The Middle East, Africa, a...Dawn Murphy of the US National War College joins Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast to discuss her book, China’s Rise in the Global South: The Middle East, Africa, and Beijing’s Alternative World Order. The book examines China’s behaviour as a rising power in two key Global South regions, the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Murphy compares and analyses thirty years of China’s interactions with these regions across a range of functional areas: political, economic, foreign aid, and military.  (Starts at 00:46).

Houda Mzioudet of the University of Toronto also spoke on anti-blackness and racial identity in Tunisia (Starts at 32:40). In the Q&A with Houda Mzioudet she spoke on the state of the anti-immigrant and anti-black sentiment in Tunisia in light of President Kais Saied’s fear-mongering statements about migrants last month.


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