James H. Billington Lecture | Russia and the Global Digital (Dis)Order
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As world governments struggle to define the principles and institutions that govern digital technologies, Russia is leading the global challenge to the United States’ digital dominance in this increasingly contentious debate. Join the Kennan Institute for the annual James H. Billington lecture by 2022-23 Billington Fellow Stanislav Budnitsky, who will draw on archival materials, expert interviews, and cyber policy forum ethnography to illuminate how Russia’s great power ambitions and advancement of the multipolar world order have directed its cyber diplomacy.
This event will be followed by a light reception.
The James H. Billington Fellowship was established in 2016 in tribute to the co-founder of the Kennan Institute, former Director of the Wilson Center, and former Librarian of Congress. Dr. Billington made enduring contributions to the field of Russian Studies, and in our nation’s ability to understand and maintain bridges of dialogue with the Russian people.
The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange. Read more
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