The Belt and Road Initiative: Perspectives from Asia and Africa


Arturo Marzano and Silvia Tieri, Introduction.

Amjed Rasheed, Mediterranean Africa pivots towards China: The case of Egypt and Algeria.

Federico Donelli, The Red Sea Competition Arena: Anatomy of Chinese Strategic Engagement with Djibouti.

Arturo Marzano, The BRI and the Mashreq: The Case of Israel.

Carlo Frappi, Between Economic Benefits and Strategic Dividends. The “Middle Corridor” and Turkish-Azerbaijani Infrastructure Alliance.

Jacopo Scita, The BRI in the Persian Gulf: A Limited Driver of Sino-US Regional Competition.

Giulia Sciorati, Sino-Central Asian Heritage Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative: Drivers, Agents, and Issues.

Silvia Tieri, A Savvy BRI Partner in India’s Neighbourhood: Bangladesh’s Balancing Act Amid Debt Crises and Power Rivalry in South Asia.


Rosario Giordano, Premessa a Carlo Carbone.

Carlo Carbone, Violenza di massa nell’Africa dei Grandi Laghi. Elementi di un’analisi in divenire.

Cleophas Karooma, Clementia Murembe Neema, Eria Serwajja, Veronica Nakijoba, Sophie Withaeckx, Gily Coene, Protractedness? A Driver to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) among Refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, Southwestern Uganda.


Barbara Onnis, recensione a Raffaello Pantucci, Alexandros Petersen, Sinostan. China’s Inadvertent Empire, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2022

Matteo Miele, recensione a Simona A. Grano, David Wei Fang Huang (eds.), China-US Competition: Impact on Small and Middle Powers’ Strategic Choices, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2023.

Valeria Fappani, recensione a Katie Stallard, Dancing on Bones, Oxford Univresity Press, New York, 2020.

Sofia Scialoja, recensione a Lina Benabdallah, Shaping the future of power. Knowledge Production and Network-Building in China-Africa Relations, University of Michigan Press,Ann Arbor, 2020.

Maria Cristina Ercolessi, recensioni a Daniel Large, China and Africa: the new era, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2021.