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CGS/IGI China & the World Series | Lizhi Liu "The Rise of Data Politics: Digital China and the World”

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Hosted by: Center for Globl Studies; Co-sponsored by: Illinois Global Institute, Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, European Union Center, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies, Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.
Date
Feb 7, 2024   12:00 pm  
Registration
Zoom Registration
Contact
Timur R. Pollack
E-Mail
tpollack@illinois.edu
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Please join CGS on Wednesday, February 7, at 12pm, on Zoom, for a presentation by Dr. Lizhi Liu's on her paper, "The Rise of Data Politics: Digital China and the World.” This presentation by Dr. Liu provides a comprehensive analysis of data politics in the context of China's digital evolution. Dr. Liu will examine points addressed in the publication, such as the unique challenges posed by data in international economic relations, with a focus on externalities, commitment issues, and valuation difficulties. Dr. Liu will discuss the impact of these challenges on China's external economic engagements, addressing topics like data sovereignty and the valuation of state power in a data-centric global economy. This presentation will be an informative exploration of the intersection between technology, economics, and international relations.

Dr. Lizhi Liu, an Assistant Professor at the McDonough School of Business and a faculty affiliate of the Department of Government at Georgetown University; she is the author of "The Rise of Data Politics: Digital China and the World." Specializing in trade politics, technology, innovation, and the political economy of China, her work has been recognized with prestigious awards, including the 2020 Ronald H. Coase Best Dissertation Award from the Society for Institutional and Organizational Economics and the 2019 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association. Her insightful research has been featured in renowned publications and media outlets, reflecting her significant contributions to the field.

This talk is part of the 2023-2024 Illinois Global Institute "China and the World" Series co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, European Union Center, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies, Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

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