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Julia Rone


Julia Rone has spent the last decade doing research on politics and the utopias and dystopias of digital media. She is based at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

She was previously a Research Associate at the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy, she was a Fondation Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral Researcher for the project “Conflicts of Sovereignty in a European Union in crisis” at the Université libre de Bruxelles and the University of Cambridge. She focused in particular on sovereignty conflicts around Brexit and free trade agreements such as the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Julia holds a PhD in social and political science from the European University Institute in Florence and an MSc degree from the Oxford Internet Institute, which she pursued thanks to a Dulverton Scholarship. She has taught at the University of Sofia, the University of Florence, and the University of Dusseldorf, and since 2019 has also been supervising BA students in Cambridge.

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