Past event

Research Event

India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme


Dr Gerard McCann, Co-Editor; Lecturer in Modern History, University of York
Alex Vines, contributor and Director of Regional and Security Research, Chatham House
Discussant: Professor Sunil Khilnani, Director, King’s College London India Centre
Chair: Dr Knox Chitiyo, Associate Fellow, Africa, RUSI


This event will mark the launch of a new book which looks at India's growing interactions with a number of African countries. The speakers will compare India's role in the continent to that of China and other rising powers, drawing on case studies from the book which explore Indian influence in a number of areas, including trade, investment, development aid, civil society relations, security and geopolitics.