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Chinese-Latin American Relations

International Conference on October 24 and 25 at Freie Universität Berlin

№ 338/2014 from Oct 06, 2014

An international conference to be held at Freie Universität Berlin will deal with current relations between China and Latin America. Participants at the conference to be held on October 24 and 25 will take a look at the various actors in the fields of environment, society, and international relations. The specific topics include Chinese investment, agriculture, resource degradation, infrastructure projects, and the role of semi-public Chinese organizations. Fifteen scholars from the People's Republic of China, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and the United States have been invited to attend. The conference is being organized by the Institute of Chinese Studies at Freie Universität. It is public and free of charge. If you wish to attend, please register by October 19 by sending an email to The lectures will be given in English.

The conference organizers are Prof. Dr. Katja Levy, a junior professor of politics and law in China, Freie Universität Berlin and a professor of contemporary Chinese studies at the University of Würzburg, and Prof. Dr. Enrique Dussel Peters, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexiko-Stadt. The conference is being held in cooperation among the Institute of Chinese Studies at Freie Universität Berlin, Peking University, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Confucius Institute, the Institute for Latin American Studies, and the Center for International Cooperation of Freie Universität Berlin.

Time, Location, Registration

  • October 24 and 25, 2014
  • Confucius Institute at Freie Universität Berlin, Goßlerstraße 2–4, 14195 Berlin
  • Please register by October 19, 2014, via email to:

Those interested in attending should provide the name of their affiliated institution and indicate, whether they wish to join the participants for lunch on the days of the conference. There is a charge for the meals.

Further Information

Prof. Dr. Katja Levy, Sinology / Chinese Studies, Seminar for East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Email:

Link to the Conference Schedule

Program of the Conference "China in Latin America"