Articles and Essays by Seifudein Adem

2018

Is Southeast Asian Experience Relevant for Sino-African Relations?Africa Review, vol. 10, issue 1, pp. 72-85.

2016      

“Sino-optimism in Africa,” African Studies Quarterly, vol. 16, issue 3-4, pp. 7-16.

2016      

“Sino-Japanese Rivalry in Africa?” Asia-Pacific World, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 90-102.

 

2016     

“Africa in Sino-Japanese Diplomatic Thought,” Border Crossing: Lessons of Diplomacy, vol. 1, issue 14 (October), pp. 6-7.

   

2016     

“Is China’s Diplomatic Discourse Lagging behind Africa’s Diplomatic Practice?”  Africa Review of Books (Revue Africaine des Livres), vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 9-10.

2015       

“Postcolonial Constructivism: Ali Mazrui’s Theory of Inter-Cultural Relations?” Africa Review of Books (Revue Africaine des Livres), vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 4-7.

 

2015                                                                                             

SPECIAL TRIBUTES TO ALI A. MAZRUI, by invitation, published in: Third World Quarterly (published by Taylor & Francis), vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 792-801; Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde (published by the University of Pretoria, South Africa), vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 222-226; Transition Magazine (published by the Hutchins Center, Harvard University), no. 117, pp. 194-197; and CODESRIA Bulletin (published by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Dakar, Senegal), nos. 1 & 2, pp. 35-3.

 

2015          

“Decoding the Discourse on China in Africa,” Journal of African Foreign Affairs, vol. 1. no. 2, pp. 93-106.

 

2015         

“Ali A. Mazrui, the Postcolonial Theorist,” African Studies Review, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 135-152.

 

2012    

“Africa, Japan and China: A Review Essay,” Africa Review of Books (Revue Africaine des Livres), vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 7-8.

 

2012       

“China in Ethiopia: Diplomacy and Economics of Sino-optimism,” African Studies Review,vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 143-60.  [A slightly revised version of this article appears as “The Logic of China’s Policy in Ethiopia,” in China’s Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa, edited by Seifudein Adem. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013, pp. 147-165.]

 

2012      

“Imperial Ethiopia’s Relations with Maoist China,” The China Monitor, issue 1, no. 1, pp. 31-53.  [A significantly updated version of this article appears as “The Lion of Judah and the Dragon,” in AFRASIA: A Tale of Two Continents, authored by Ali A.

Mazrui and Seifudein Adem.  Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2013, pp. 39-53.]

 

2011        

“Sociology of Discourse on China-Africa Relations,” Global Development Studies, vol. 6, nos. 3-4, pp. 1-24.

 

2011       

“Ali A. Mazrui, Post-colonialism and the Study of International Relations,” Journal of International Relations and Development, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 506-534.

 

2010     

“The Obama Effect in Japan: Some Preliminary Observations," The Black Scholar, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 13-21.

 

2010            

“The Paradox of China’s Policy in Africa,” African and Asian Studies, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 334-355.

 

2010        

“Africa in Japanese Diplomatic Thought,” Journal of Black Studies, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 871-896.

 

2009          

“Japan and the Iraq War,” International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 209-221.

 

2009  

“Black Achievement in Comparative Perspective,” Journal of Oromo Studies, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 129-163.

2006

“Post-Colonial Africa and Post-War Japan: Convergence and Divergence,” African Renaissance, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 101-107.

2005

“Ibn Khaldun as a Modern Thinker,” 地域研究 (Journal of Area Studies), University of Tsukuba, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 129-152.

2004

“Cultures of Political Recycling and Conflict Resolution in Japan: Any Lessons for Africa?”  African and Asian Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp.  3-31.

2002

“Social Theory and Public Policy,” Review of International Affairs, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 46-63.

 

2002 

“Between Anarchy and Cooperation: A Win-Win Perspective,” International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, vol. 5, no. 1 and 2, pp. 39-69.

2001

“Emerging Trends in Japan-Africa Relations,” African Studies Quarterly, vol. 5, issue 2, pp. 61-69.

         

2001  

“On the End of History and the Clash of Civilizations,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 25-37.

 

2000  

“Social Order in World Politics,” つくば法政 (Tsukuba Journal of Law and Political Science), University of Tsukuba (Japan), no. 29, pp. 15-6.

1999

“World Politics NOT as an Inherently Pre-Social Order: Deconstructing the Ontological Status of Anarchy in the International System,” 国際政治経済学研究 (International Political Economy), University of Tsukuba (Japan), no. 4, pp. 1-16.

1999            

“The UN’s Potential Role in Resolving Ethnic Conflicts,” Finalist Essay, Sato Eisaku Memorial 13th Essay Competition, United Nations University, Tokyo, pp. 25. [Details in 朝日新聞 14 June 2000, p. 7.]

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