Contacts between Asia and Africa

Contacts between Asia and Africa




ECTS credit:6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Istenič Kotar Saša, prof. dr. Vampelj Suhadolnik Nataša


Arab traders in the Indian Ocean. Expansion of Islam in Asia and East Africa, contemporary religious and olitical contacts between various Muslim communities. Asian and African travels of Ibn Battuta. Chinese maritime expedtions in Han and Ming dynasties. Colonialism. Indian diaspora. Cold War and the Non-Aligned Movement. Contemporary economic cooperation of China, Japan and India with African countries, Chinese developmental aid.