Welcome to the Center for International Studies and Albuquerque International Association
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Albuquerque International Association presents
2024 International Lecture Series
Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism, and What to Make of France’s and China’s Competing Roles in Africa in the 21st Century
Thursday, Jan. 25th, 2024 – Dr. Stephen Bishop will discuss France’s postcolonial attempts to maintain economic, political, and even military influence across much of its former African colonial empire, how that influence has waned in recent decades, and the role China has played both in hastening France’s diminished influence and in establishing its own ascendant influence across the continent.
February 15th, Ann Harris Davidson, health researcher, lecturer, university and government administrator, and former resident of France’s southwest corner that includes the French part of Catalonia.
March 14th, Jerry Pacheco, Albuquerque Journal columnist, Director of the International Business Accelerator, and promoter of international trade, especially with Mexico.
Thursday, January 25th
Johnson, Ian. Sparks: China’s Underground Historians and their Battle for the Future.
310 pp. Steve Czuchlewski
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