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Lauren Ashmore

Recent Graduate at Leiden University

I am a recent graduate of the MA in International Relations from Leiden University in the Netherlands (Cum Laude). I completed the specialisation 'Global Conflict in the Modern Era'. I completed my MA thesis on the topic of elite political discourse emanating from South Africa, Zambia and Angola vis-à-vis their relations with China. My interests lie in areas such as security studies, human rights in China-Africa relations, African political discourse, African agency in China-Africa relations and South-South cooperation.

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