“The Arab World and China: Future Prospects of Relations with a Rising Power”

An academic conference to be held May 21-22,2016

Ritz Carlton Hotel, Doha

More than 40 researchers from China, the Arab world and beyond will meet to deliberate on important topics concerning the relationship between the Arab World and China. The conference will focus on the world’s changing political and economic landscape and its effects on Arab-Sino relations.

Participants at the conference will also deliberate on the Chinese approaches and policies towards the Arab Spring, and the economic, cultural and strategic aspects of Sino-Arab relations. In addition, the conference will discuss China’s recent  “Belt and Road” initiative.

Registration for the conference opens at 8:30 am on Saturday, May 21, with the proceedings beginning at 9:00 am.

The meeting will be open to the public. Simultaneous translation between English and Arabic will be available throughout the meeting.

Further information, including the conference background paper, can be found on the Event Page and the conference Agenda and List of Speakers.