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How to Lose the Information War, by Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz’s “How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict”

February 25, 2021 |  12:15 - 1:45 pm  |  Zoom Webinar

*Virtual doors open at 12:00 pm CT.

Registration will open here on February 11. Registration is required. Please note you must have a Zoom account and login to Zoom with the same email address you used to register.

On Thursday, February 25, the Strauss Center, Intelligence Studies Project, Global Internet Media and (Dis)Information (GIMI) Cluster, and Clements Center for National Security will host Nina Jankowicz, Disinformation Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, for a virtual book talk on her recently released book, How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of ConflictThe talk will be moderated by Dr. Kiril Avramov, Assistant Professor at the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies and associate of the GIMI research initiative for UT-Austin’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies.


Nina Jankowicz studies the intersection of democracy and technology in Central and Eastern Europe. Ms. Jankowicz has advised the Ukrainian government on strategic communications under the auspices of a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship. Her writing has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and others. She is a frequent television and radio commentator on disinformation and Russian and Eastern European affairs. Prior to her Fulbright grant in Ukraine, Ms. Jankowicz managed democracy assistance programs to Russia and Belarus at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and her BA from Bryn Mawr College. 

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