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Professor Chris Alden

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Professor Chris Alden is a Senior Associate at the African Leadership Centre and Professor in International Relations, LSE, Programme Head, Global Powers and Africa, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA).

He is author/co-author of numerous books, including Mozambique and the Construction of the New African State (Palgrave 2003), China in Africa (Zed 2007), The South and World Politics (Palgrave 2010), and co-editor of A Mamba e o Dragão: Relações Moçambique-China em perspectiva, Cidadania e Governação em Moçambiqu,(IESE/SAIIA 2012), China Returns to Africa (Hurst 2008), as well as articles in internationally recognised journals.

He taught at the University of the Witwatersrand from 1990 to 2000.