Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 18:00-19:30 CET
Building on a recently published special issue, the Centre for Global Cooperation Research invites you to an online debate about unity and diversity in the global internet. Leading commentators from around the world on this issue develop contrasting arguments on: (1) what do ‘integration’ and ‘fragmentation’ of the internet mean; (2) why are unity and/or diversity in the global internet desirable (or not); and (3) what does the future bode as regards a unified or diversified global internet?
Introduction: Jan Aart Scholte, Co-Director KHK/GCR21
What’s at Stake: Tatiana Tropina, Leiden University
Embracing Fragmentation: Admire Mare, University of Johannesburg
The China Question: Riccardo Nanni, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
The EU and ‘Splinternet’: Elena Plexida, ICANN
Read the special issue here: