Conference Speakers

Rethinking Regions in the Internet Age: How to Govern the Internet?
Christopher Mondini
Vice –President,
Stakeholder Engagement North America & Global Business Engagement
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

The Evolving Geo-Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region and the Rise of China
Sourabh Gupta
Resident Senior Fellow
Institute of China-America Studies
Washington, D.C.

Confronting Challenges to Democracy in Africa: Lessons from the 2016 Elections in Gabon, Gambia and Ghana
Dr. Kwaku Nuamah
Conflict Resolution and African Studies
School of International Studies
American University
Washington, D.C.

Memories of the Past, Problems of the Present: Historical Memory Wars and Their Impact on Politics, Society, and Personal and National Identity in Russia and Ukraine
Ms. Izabella Tabarovsky
Senior Program Associate
Manager for Regional Enlargement
The Kennan Institute -Wilson Center
Washington, D.C.

Thematic Strands

  • Regional Developments, Africa, Middle East
  • The Rise of China & New Regional Politics
  • Power, International Security, & Terrorism
  • Economic Politics & Development
  • Issues of Identity: Ethnicity, Gender, & Race
  • Politics of Religion & Society
  • State Institutions & Organizations
  • Authoritarianism, Regime Stability, & Change
  • Activism & New Media
  • Immigration & Refugee Flows
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