South-South Development Cooperation (SSDC)
Friday, September 26, 2014
10:30 - 11:00 Registration and coffee
11:00 – 11:10 Welcome and opening remarks
11:10 – 12:10 Keynote speech 1: Tidal Wave or Ripple? The Rise of Non-Traditional Donors and the Global Regime for Development Finance
Speaker: Michael J. Tierney (College of William and Mary)
Chair: Andreas Fuchs
12:10 – 12:15 Workshop photo
12:15 – 13:45 Lunch
Location: Restaurant Schnookeloch
13:45 - 15:00 Session 1: China as a donor (1)
Chair: Axel Dreher
- Paper 1: Marina Rudyak (Heidelberg University). Old Donor, New Donor, Donor? From Eight Principles to the First White Paper - Reform and Opening of China's Aid. Discussant: Liang Wenjie.
- Paper 2: Georg Lammich (University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Oldenburg & University of Stellenbosch). China’s Impact on Capacity Building in the African Union. Discussant: Katharina Richert.
- Paper 3: Jonas Bunte (University of Texas at Dallas). Are Chinese Bilateral Loans ‘Door-openers’ for Subsequent Chinese Foreign Direct Investment? Discussant: Dany Jaimovich.
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:10 Session 2: Donors from Latin America
Chair: Marta Curto-Grau
- Paper 1: Christina Stolte (GIGA Hamburg). Brazil’s South-South Cooperation with Africa: Stepping Stone to Great Power Status. Discussant: Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati.
- Paper 2: Matheus Zanella (IASS Potsdam & University of Bern). Dualistic Agrarian Policies and Development Cooperation: Understanding the Political Economy of Brazilian Agricultural Cooperation with Mozambique. Discussant: Gabriela Marcondes.
- Paper 3: Lena Lázaro (GIZ). FONCID - Mexico’s Challenge to Set Up an Innovative Fund to Finance its International Development Cooperation. Co-author: Melani Pelaez. Discussant: Christina Stolte.
- Paper 4: Dany Jaimovich (Goethe University Frankfurt). A New Player in the International Development Community? Chile as an Emerging Donor. Discussant: Lena Lázaro.
17:10 – 17:30 Coffee break
17:30 – 18:45 Session 3: Multilateral aid and triangular cooperation
Chair: Katharina Richert
- Paper 1: Diego Hernandez (Heidelberg University). Is Non-DAC Aid Challenging World Bank Conditionality? Discussant: Michael J. Tierney.
- Paper 2: Vera Eichenauer (Heidelberg University). South-South Cooperation through Trust Funds. Co-author: Lu Xu. Discussant: Bradley Parks.
- Paper 3: Nadine Piefer (Technical University of Darmstadt). Triangular Cooperation - Bridging North-South and South-South Cooperation? Discussant: Danilo Marcondes de Souza Neto.
19:00 – 21:30 Dinner (at own expense)
Location: Restaurant Palmbräugasse
21:30 – Pub crawl in the Old Town
Saturday, September 27, 2014
09:00 - 09:15 Coffee
09:15 – 10:15 Keynote speech 2: SSC Reverberations: How DFID is Re-inventing Itself in a More Multipolar and Contested Development Landscape
Speaker: Emma Mawdsley (University of Cambridge)
Chair: Dana de la Fontaine
10:15 – 10:25 Coffee break
10:25 – 11:15 Session 4: Health aid
Chair: Diego Hernandez
- Paper 1: Liang Wenjie (China National Health Development Research Center and National Health and Family Planning Commission of the P.R. China). China's Approach in the Blooming South-South Health Cooperation Chances, Challenges and the Way Forward. Co-author: Yunping Wang, Xiaodan Fan, Gui Cao and Nan Jin. Discussant: Marina Rudyak.
- Paper 2: Gordon C. Shen (Yale University). China's Official Health Development Finance Flows to Africa: a Systematic Analysis, 2000-12. Co-authors: Karen Ann Grepin, Victoria Y. Fan and Lucy Chen. Discussant: Anna Katharina Stahl.
11:15 – 11:25 Coffee break
11:25 – 12:15 Session 5: Arab aid
Chair: Sebastian Ziaja
- Paper 1: Inken Wiese (University of Konstanz). Grants, Loans and “Reverse Linkages”: Modalities of Official Arab Development Assistance. Discussant: Rani Mullen.
- Paper 2: Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Politics of Religiously Motivated Lending: An Empirical Analysis of Aid Allocation by the Islamic Development Bank. Co-author: Diego Hernandez. Discussant: Jonas Bunte.
12:15 – 13:45 Lunch
Location: Marstall Mensa
13:45 – 15:00 Session 6: Practices and perspectives from southern donors
Chair: Vera Eichenauer
- Paper 1: Dana de la Fontaine. The Phenomena “New Donors”: A Reflection from Gift Theory on Contemporary Dynamics in the International Development Cooperation. Co-authors: Franziska Mueller and Elena Sondermann. Discussant: Emma Mawdsley.
- Paper 2: Josepa Miquel-Florensa (Toulouse School of Economics). Who Gives South-South Cooperation in Latin-America to Whom and Why? Co-author: Amalia Rodriguez-Valencia. Discussant: Sebastian Ziaja.
- Paper 3: Bradley Parks (College of William and Mary). Buying Influence in a Crowded Aid Market: Insights from a Survey of Development Policymakers and Practitioners. Co-author: Zachary Rice. Discussant: Andreas Fuchs.
15:00 – 15:10 Coffee break
15:10 – 16:00 Session 7: China as a donor (2)
Chair: Marina Rudyak
- Paper 1: Anna Katharina Stahl (College of Europe). New Development Partnerships between "Traditional" and "Emerging" Donors: The European Union's Initiative of an EU-China-Africa Trilateral Dialogue. Discussant: Milena Elsinger.
- Paper 2: Andreas Fuchs (Heidelberg University). Apples and Lychees: The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa. Co-authors: Austin Strange, Bradley Parks, Michael Tierney and Axel Dreher. Discussant: Josepa Miquel-Florensa.
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:15 Keynote speech 3: Deconstructing South - South Cooperation: Indian Development Cooperation in the 21st Century
Speaker: Rani D. Mullen (College of William and Mary)
Chair: Subrata Kumar Mitra
17:15 – 17:30 Concluding remarks