October 27th, 2022, 20:00 — 21:00
Zoom to be conducted in English
Registration: Please click HERE
This book talk offers an epic account of the decades-long battle to control what has emerged as the world’s most critical resource — microchip technology — with the United States and China increasingly in conflict. For now the US has let key components of the chip-building process slip out of its grasp, contributing to a worldwide chip shortage and a new Cold War with a superpower adversary desperate to bridge the gap. More information about this book is available here.
Dr. Christopher Miller is Associate Professor of International History at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Jeane Kirkpatrick Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and Eurasia Director at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. His research focuses on technology, geopolitics, economics, international affairs, and Russia. He has previously served as the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale, a lecturer at the New Economic School in Moscow, a visiting researcher at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a research associate at the Brookings Institution, and as a fellow at the German Marshall Fund’s Transatlantic Academy. He received his PhD and MA from Yale University and his BA in history from Harvard University.
Paul Triolo is Senior Vice President for China and Technology Policy Lead at ASG. He advises clients in technology, financial services, and other sectors as they navigate complex political and regulatory matters in China and around the world. A recognized expert in global technology policy, Mr. Triolo was most recently founder, Practice Head, and Managing Director of the Geo-Technology practice at Eurasia Group. Previously, Mr. Triolo spent more than 25 years in senior positions in the U.S. government, analyzing China’s rise as a technology power and advising senior policymakers on a broad set of technology-related issues. At the beginning of his career, he worked as an engineer for a semiconductor testing firm in Silicon Valley.
Dr. Angela Zhang, Director of Philip K.H. Wong Centre for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong