IDIG Speaker Series: Dr Corneliu Bjola

Virtual event

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Assemblage Theory and the Digital Hybridisation of Ministries of Foreign Affairs: The Case of the Nordic and Baltic states

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance has organised a Speaker Series to bring together a mix of academics and practitioners discuss issues relating to diplomacy, foreign policy and international governance.

Dr Corneliu Bjola from the University of Oxford will be exploring Assemblage Theory and the Digital Hybridisation of Ministries of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday 25 November 2020 in a public lecture for the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance.

About Dr Corneliu Bjola

Dr. Corneliu Bjola is Associate Professor in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Oxford and Head of the Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group. He also serves as a Faculty Fellow at the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California and as a Professorial Lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He has published extensively on issues related to the impact of digital technology on the conduct of diplomacy with a recent focus on public diplomacy, international negotiations and methods for countering digital propaganda. His forthcoming co-edited volume "Digital Diplomacy and International Organizations: Autonomy, Legitimacy and Contestation” (Routledge, 2020) examines the broader ramifications of digital technologies on the internal dynamics, multilateral policies and strategic engagements of international organisations.

How to attend

This event will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams. If you would like to join, please email the event organiser, Dr Aidan McGarry, who will provide further joining instructions.