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The Speakers

Max Meyer

Dr Maximilian Mayer

Assistant Professor in International Studies, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Title: ‘Digital Polarity Theory: Explaining the Great Internet Splintering’


Dr Laura C. Mahrenbach

Research Fellow, School of Governance, Technical University of Munich

Title: ‘Digital Polarity Theory: Explaining the Great Internet Splintering’

Fran Silvestri

Dr Francesco Silvestri

Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Policy, School of International Relations and Diplomacy, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Title: ‘Cybersecurity Law and China Standards 2035: Beijing’s two-pronged pathway for reshaping global technology governance’

Ivar Vargas Rivas

Mr Ivar Vargas Rivas

PhD Candidate in Politics, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
Title: ‘Chile and the Debate on Autonomous Weapons’

Elina Rage

Ms Raquel Isamara León de la Rosa

Associate Professor of International Business, Autonomus University of Puebla, Mexico

Title: ‘Geo-economics and Digitalization Policies in Asia Pacific: Japan, ROK, China, and Singapore’

Grace Alford-Hamburg

Ms Grace Alford-Hamburg

MSc Candidate in International Relations Research, London School of Economics
Title: ‘Estonian e-Residency: Statehood in the Digital Age'

Cleo O'Brien-Udry

Ms Cleo O’Brien-Udry

PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, Yale University
Title: ‘Global Governance and Public Support for Scientific Research’
Co-Author:Tyler Pratt (Yale University)

Nick Bernards

Dr Nick Bernards

Assistant Professor, Department of Global Sustainable Development, Warwick
Title: ‘The Politics of Private Governance and Blockchain Experiments in Global Supply Chains’
Co-authors: Malcolm Campbell-Verduyn (University of Groningen), and Daivi-Rodima-Taylor (Boston University)