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Dr. SONG Wei


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·       Associate ResearchFellow, Institute of Development Assistance, Chinese Academy of InternationalTrade and Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Commerce, PRC


·       Researcher, Africansin China/ Chinese in Africa Research Network, U.S.

·       Researcher, High levelThink-tank of Central Compilation & Translation Bureau, PRC


·       Post-doctoral Fellowon Global Governance, Central Compilation & Translation Bureau, PRC

August 2012-Sep.2015

·       Doctor’s Degree inPolitical Science, China Foreign Affair University, PRC                        

Sep.2008- June. 2012

·       Fulbright Scholar on AfricanStudies, Columbia University, New York City, U.S.

August 2010- May. 2011

·       Master’s Degree inPolitical Science, China Foreign Affair University,PRC

Sep.2006- June 2008                                  

·       Minor in French, BeijingInternational Studies University, PRC

Sep.2004- June 2006

·       Bachelor’ Degree inManagement, Beijing International Studies University, PRC  

Sep.2002- June 2006  



·       English: Chinese-English Interpreter, TEM8

·       French: CET4


·       Best Researcher of ChineseAcademy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation, 2015.

·       National Best Post-DoctoralThesis on Political Science, awarded for the paper “The Origin of China’s Participation in African Governance,” 2014.

·       Best Post-DoctoralFellow of Central Compilation & Translation Bureau, 2013.

·       Best Article ofNational Commerce Development Research, awarded by China’s Ministry ofCommerce, for the paper “From Ignoranceto Overall Focus: The Driving Forces behind the U.S. Economic Policy towardSub-Sahara Africa in the Post-Cold War Era,”2013.

·       Fulbright Scholar, awarded by StateDepartment of United States, 2010.

PROJECTS PRESIDING                                                      

·       “A Study of China's Support for Strengthening African GovernmentCapacity-building in Africa: the Perspective of Development Cooperation,”granted by National Social ScienceFoundation of China (15CGJ015), June 2015-March 2018.

·       “A Study of the Effectiveness on China’s ForeignAssistance toward Africa,” granted by ChinaPost-Doctoral Science Foundation (2013M530672),Sep.2013- June 2015.

·       “U.S. Foreign Policy toward Africa and its co-efficiencyon African Governance,” granted by SocialScience Foundation of Central Compilation & Translation Bureau (12B08), Sep.2012- June 2015.


·       Chinese Perspective on its Policy toward Africa,” Newsletter of the International Institutefor Asian Studies of the Netherlands (June 2012).

·       “From Ignorance to Overall Focus: The Driving Forcesbehind the U.S. Economic Policy toward Sub-Sahara Africa in the Post-Cold WarEra,” Journal of World Economics andPolitics (August 2012).

·       “China’s Foreign Assistance to Africa: We Can Do Better,” International Business Daily (9thSep. 2012).

·       “Analysis of U.S Foreign Aid Policy toward Sub-SaharaAfrica,” Journal of InternationalEconomic Cooperation (December 2012).

·       From Ignorance to Overall Focus: The Driving Forcesbehind the U.S. Economic Policy toward Sub-Sahara Africa in the Post-Cold WarEra,” Journal of International Politics: PeriodicalLiteratures Reprinted by China People's University (Dec.2012).

·       “Promoting Poverty-reduction and RespectingSelf-Development: Analysis of China’s non-political String Attached Foreign AidPolicy toward Sub-Sahara Africa,” Journalof International Economic Cooperation (February 2013).

·       “People's Livelihood is China’s Concern: Analysis of China’sForeign Assistance to Africa under the Perspective of South-South Cooperation,”International Business Daily (2ndDec. 2013).

·       “China’s Development Assistance and Cooperation with Sub-SaharaAfrica,” Journal of International Economic Cooperation (February 2014).

·       “The Poverty Reduction Process in Global Strategic Dimension:Analysis of U.S. Foreign Assistance Policy toward Sub- Sahara Africa,” Conference Proceedings: Chinese FulbrightAlumni2013 (Beijing: China Renmin University Press, 2014).

·       “Contributing China’s Governance Experience toAid-recipient Countries,” Global Times(22nd August 2014).

·       “Spain: from Political Transition to Modern Times,” Journal of Foreign Theoretical Trends (September2014).

·       “China should flexibly Participate in Tri-angularDevelopment Cooperation,” Global Times(29th Sep. 2014).

·       “Reflection on the Significance of China’s ForeignAssistance,” Journal of International Economic Cooperation (January 2015).

·       “The Warning Effects of Wars to Current World: Analysisof U.S. Support Policy toward Germany after the World Warand Its Consequence,” Pacific Journal, Vol.23, No.1 (2015).

·       “Seeking New Allies in Africa: China’s Policy towardsAfrica during the Cold War as Reflected in the Construction of the Tanzania-ZambiaRailway,” Journal of Modern ChineseHistory Vol. 9, No.1 (2015).

·       “Transcend the Security Dilemma: U.S. Foreign Strategytoward U.K. and the Peaceful Transfer of Hegemony,” Journal of American StudiesQuarterly(September 2015).

·       “Constructing Regional Balance and Emerging as aHegemony: Analysis of U.S. Strategy toward Germany after the World War,” Conference Proceedings: Chinese Fulbright Alumni2014 (Shanghai: EastChina Normal University Press, 2015).

·       “Forum on China-Africa Cooperation promotes the IndustrialCapacity Cooperation between African countries and China,” International Business Daily (7th Dec. 2015).

·       “Actively taking the responsibility of Global Governance,” International Business Daily (13thJan. 2016).

·       “Sino-African IndustrialCapacity Cooperation embraces new opportunity,” International Business Daily (16th May. 2016).

·       “Sino-African IndustrialCapacity Cooperation is at the right time,”China Trade News (17th May. 2016).

·       Contributing China’s Governance Experience toAid-recipient Countries, ” Global Times (22nd August 2014)

·       “Be alert to the Infantilism in Global EconomicGovernance, ” Global Times (18thJuly 2016)

·       “China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Needs totranscend Angola Model, ” Global Times(9th Oct. 2016).

·       “Breaking the Capital-raising Bottleneck of Sino-AfricanCooperation on Production CapacityAnalysis of the ImplementationPath of Financial Cooperation,” Journalof Overseas Investment& Export Credits Bimonthly, No.76 (2016).

·       “China-Africa Cooperation Model needs to evolve,” Global Times (10th Oct. 2016).

·       “Global Labor Governance,” Journal of Foreign Theoretical Trends (October 2016).

·       “The perspective and opportunity of Sino-Vietnam economicand trade cooperation by the influence of TPP,” Journal of InternationalEconomic Cooperation (November 2016).

·       “Maximizing China-Africa e-commerce ties,” Global Times (28th Nov. 2016).

·       “How to address the potential risks of oversea High SpeedRailway project,” Global Times (8thDec. 2016).

·       “Lifting Sino-African agricultural cooperation,” Global Times (19th Dec. 2016).


·       The Documentation of the World's Major Political Parties:Kenya (Beijing: Central Compilation& Translation Press, 2015).

·       The Documentation of the World's Major Political Parties:Nigeria (Beijing: Central Compilation& Translation Press, 2015).

The Documentation of the World's Major PoliticalParties: South Africa (Beijing: CentralCompilation& Translation Press, 2016).