The New New World Order: New Global Nodes: The Rise of Info-States and Special Economic Zones (SEZs) |

The New New World Order: New Global Nodes: The Rise of Info-States and Special Economic Zones (SEZs)

Synopsis:

Geopolitics, geoeconomics, and geo-technology now co-exist as essential lenses for understanding global competition and change. From the geo-technology standpoint, new nodes of global productivity and leadership are emerging that represent the vanguard of state forms governed more through technology and technocracy. Such info-states are joined by special economic and administrative zones that are effectively stateless transnational hubs featuring hybrid public-private governance under international jurisdiction. What are the leading examples of such info-states and SEZs? What is their strategic utility for host nations? What impact do they have on government responsibilities and welfare?

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Speaker(s):

Dr. Parag Khanna, Director, Hybrid Reality Institute; Senior Fellow, Singapore Institute for International Affairs; Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Date:
Friday, 15 March 2013
Time:
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-5,
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469C Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772

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