Dr. Kweku Ampiah

Core Researcher
Tel.:
+44 (0)113 343 4605
Email:
k.ampiah@wreac.org
Areas of Expertise
  • Post-war Japanese Diplomacy and International Relations
  • International Political Economy
  • Japan's Relations with Africa
  • Sino-Africa Relations

BA ICU, Tokyo; MA Windsor; DPhil Oxford.

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Books and Monographs

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Africa and China. Scotsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008
  • The Political and Moral Imperatives of the Bandung Conference of 1955: The Reactions of US, UK and Japan, London: Global Oriental, 2007
  • The Dynamics of Japan's Relations with Africa: South Africa, Tanzania and Nigeria, London: Routledge, 1997

Book Chapters

  • "The Sino-African Relation: Towards: Towards and Evolving Partnership?" In Kweku Ampiah and Sanusha Naidu (eds.), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? Africa and China. Scotsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008
  • "Japan at the Bandung Conference: An Attempt to Assert an Independent Foreign Policy" In Iokibe Makoto, Caroline Rose, Tomaru Junko and John Weste (eds.) Japanese Diplomacy in the 1950s: From Isolation to Integration, London: Routledge, 2008
  • "Nigeria's Fledgling Friendship with Japan: The Beginning of a ‘Special Partnership'?" African and Asian Studies, 2005, vol.4, no.4
  • "Japan and the Development of Africa: The Tokyo International Conference on African Development", African Affairs, 2005, January, 2005
  • "L'Afrique du Sud dan la TICAD: un rôle pivot", Afrique Contemporaine, April, 2005, No. 212, April
  • "Japanese Investments in South Africa, 1992-1996: The State, Private Enterprise and Strategic Minerals", in Chris Alden and Katsumi Hirano eds., Japan and South Africa in a Globalising World: A Distant Mirror, London: Ashgate, 2003
  • "Noguchi Shika: the eternal mother of modern Japan", Japan Forum, 2000, vol. 12, no.1
  • "Japanese Aid to Tanzania: A Study of the Political Marketing of Japan in Africa", African Affairs, 1996, vol.95, no.378