Denver World Affairs Council Talk

Monday, February 10


“China and Africa: The Current Relationship”

David Shinn Ambassador Shinn will describe the magnitude of the current China-Africa relationship,

which includes 54 nations in Africa. His remarks will emphasize the strengths and

weaknesses of Sino-African interaction. Finally, he will relate this important relationship

to the interests of other countries, especially the United States, in Africa.

SpringHill Suites Downtown


6 – 7:30 pm Talk and Q&A

$20 Members of WorldDenver & Denver Sister Cities

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David Shinn has been teaching as an adjunct professor in the Elliott School of

International Affairs at George Washington University since 2001. He previously served

for 37 years in the U.S. Foreign Service with assignments at embassies in Lebanon,

Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritania, Cameroon, Sudan and as ambassador to Burkina Faso

and Ethiopia. He lectures around the world on the Horn of Africa and China-Africa

relations. He is the co-author of the Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia (2013) and China

and Africa: A Century of Engagement (2012) and is working on a book concerning the

G├╝len Movement or Hizmet in Africa. He serves on the board or advises several non- governmental organizations. He has a PhD in political science from George Washington

University. Ambassador Shinn blogs here.

Thank you for understanding that we pay for every reservation made, so if

you cannot attend, please cancel your reservation 72 hours prior to event.

This event is co-sponsored by Denver Sister Cities International.