Wilson Fellow at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Expert in China's political communication and authoritarian politics. Check out my website.
Latest posts by Maria Repnikova from September, 2021
China in Ethiopia: Between a savior and an exploiter?
Whereas some online commentaries celebrate China’s help and contributions to Ethiopia, other discussions on Chinese projects tend to emphasize their exploitative features
China as a cultural threat in Ethiopia: From food to cultural appropriation
Public interest in Chinese exotic eating habits and in potential appropriation of Ethiopian traditional culture speaks of the larger rifts in Sino-Ethiopian encounters