Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, Central European University; Research Associate, South African Institute of International Affairs; Director, Sudan Open Archive
Expertise/Research Interests: Sudan, China-Africa relations
Bio: Daniel Large is an associate professor at the School of Public Policy, Central European University, associate research director of the Africa-Asia Centre, Royal African Society at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a research associate with the South African Institute of International Affairs. A fellow of the Rift Valley Institute, since 2005 he has been deputy director of its annual Sudan and South Sudan field course and founding director of its Sudan Open Archive, a digital library providing free open access to historical and more recent knowledge about all regions of the Sudans. Having visited Sudan since 2004, he has consulted with a number of international organizations and is an elected member of the Sudan Studies Association of the UK Executive Committee. His research interests about Sudan as it was - and the Sudans as they are now - include humanitarian interventions, political economy of development, and international relations. His publications include the co-edited Sudan Looks East: China, India and the politics of Asian alternatives (Oxford: James Currey, 2011), and China Returns to Africa: A Rising Power and a Continent Embrace (London: Hurst, 2008).