Winner of the Africa-Asia Book Prize 2018
Ching Kwan Lee, “The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa” (2017, The University of Chicago Press)
Professor Ching Kwan Lee shall be honoured again during the grand Book Prize award ceremony at ICAS 11 in Leiden (16–19 July 2019).
Shortlisted authors and publishers of this year’s Africa-Asia ICAS Book Prize:
Justin Yifu Lin & Célestin Monga "Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries" (2017, Princeton University Press)
Ned Bertz, “Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean: Transnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania” (2015, University of Hawai`i Press)
Peter Lambertz, “Seekers and Things” (2017, Berghahn Books)
Hazel Gray, “Turbulence and Order in Economic Development: Economic Transformation in Tanzania and Vietnam” (2018, Oxford University Press)