#17 – Egyptian Islamists’ Foreign Policy towards China

event #17
May, 23 2012

Prof. Dr. WANG Suolao 王锁劳
Associate Professor, School of International Studies, Peking University
Associate Professor of Sociology, Peking University, Center for the Study of Chinese Religion and Society

Speaker Biography

WANG Suolao is an Associate Professor in the School of International Studies, Peking University of China. He received a B.A. in History from Northwestern University in 1985, a M.A. in Afro-Asian History from Peking University in 1989 and a Ph.D. in International Politics from Peking University in 2000.
He has been a faculty member of Peking University since 1989, and went to pursue further studies in Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Dar El-Ulum in Cairo University of Egypt, 1992-1994. He also did research works as visiting scholars in Department of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of the Humanities, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2001-2002; and in Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University of the Netherlands, 2007-2008.
He can speak English as well as Arabic, main research areas including the Middle East Issues, Islamic Issues, Modern Relationships between China and Mideast & Africa, etc. Currently he is an executive member of China’s Association for Middle Eastern Studies, and member of China’s Association for Afro-Asian Studies. His theses including “Analysis of Egyptian Nationalism”, “The impact of 9/11 events on the Middle East peace process”, “Is Muslim the Provocateur of Wars in the Contemporary World?”, “The Recent Lebanon-Israeli War and America’s Idea of ‘a New Middle East’”, “Egypt’s Unique Position and its Effective Role in Sino-African Cooperation”, etc.

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