About the Author

Adams Bodomo (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria)

The Globalization of Foreign Investment in Africa

ISBN: 978-1-78743-358-8, eISBN: 978-1-78743-357-1

Publication date: 10 October 2017


Bodomo, A. (2017), "About the Author", The Globalization of Foreign Investment in Africa, Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, p. 103. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78743-357-120171011



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Adams Bodomo is a Professor of African Studies holding the chair of Languages and Literatures at the University of Vienna. For 15 years, he was a Professor of Linguistics and African Studies at the University of Hong Kong where he served as Director of the university’s African Studies Programme. Professor Bodomo has done pioneering work on 21st century Africa–China studies, with a particular focus on the African Diaspora in China. His research in the area of Africa–China Studies, Diaspora and Global Studies has been featured in major academic journals such as China Quarterly, China Review, West Asia and Africa, African Diaspora and African Studies. His first book on the topic of Africa–China relations is titled: Africans in China: A Sociocultural Study and Its Implications on Africa – China Relations. This was shortlisted for the Africa–Asia book prize in 2015. His latest (edited) book on the topic is titled Africans in China: Guangdong and Beyond (Diasporic Africa Press), which won the ICAS Colleague’s Choice Award book prize in 2017.