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Iginio Gagliardone

Iginio Gagliardone is a research fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford and a member of the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy. Previously he worked for UNESCO and the Italian Ministry of Innovation. He is currently leading several projects looking at the emergence of competing conceptions of the information society, the role of new media in state- and nation-building, and the influence of China in Africa.

Research areas:  Emerging powers

Publications

China in Africa’s media and telecommunications: cooperation, connectivity and control
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For China, media expansion in Africa is a part of its “Going Out” and “soft power” strategies to extend the country’s influence in new sectors and locations. Yet for some this process represents a move in an “information war” in terms of which Chinese-built telecommunications infrastructure is a cybersecurity concern and the tendency o... more  

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