The crisis in Venezuela, U.S.-Mexican trade, Chinese influence in Africa, and post-Castro Cuba will all be explored in the fall 2018 World Affairs Council lectures at UNC Asheville. The lectures take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, in the Manheimer Room. China’s Influence and Expansion into Africa – Lina Benabdallah, Wake Forest University assistant professor of politics and international affairs, will share her observations. Her research has been quoted in The Washington Post and The New York Times, and she is a contributing editor to Africa is a Country. She is an executive board member of the Chinese in Africa/Africans in China network. The lectures are sponsored by the WNC chapter of the World Affairs Council, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNC Asheville, and the university’s Department of Political Science.
, Asheville, NC 28801
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