Brigitte Dekker

Research Associate
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  • Europe in the World
  • Europe and the EU


  • Europe

Brigitte Dekker is a Research Associate at the Clingendael Institute and is currently pursuing a PhD on governance in the digital age at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. As researcher, Brigitte focuses on digitalisation, Big Tech regulation, digital connectivity and the nexus between trade, technology and geopolitics primarily in Europe-Asia context.

Brigitte holds a BA in Political Science and an MA (cum laude) in International Relations from the Radboud University of Nijmegen. Prior to becoming a Clingendael Research Fellow, Brigitte worked for the Medicines Evaluation Board (Agency of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports) as Junior Communication Advisor and was a research intern for the Clingendael Institute.

My work



Europe in the World

The geopolitics of digital financial technologies

18 January 2022 - 17:00
Europe in the World

Global Gateway’s proof of concept

15 December 2021 - 16:07
Europe in the World

Fostering digital connectivity in and with the Indo-Pacific

19 April 2021 - 14:05
Trade and Globalisation

China & geopolitical considerations for investment screening

22 December 2020 - 12:49
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Webinar #3 Dealing with China on high-tech issues

23 March 2021 - 13:30
Europe and the EU

Webinar #2 Dealing with China on high-tech issues

18 February 2021 - 13:30
Europe in the World

Webinar #1 Dealing with China on high-tech issues

04 February 2021 - 13:30
Europe in the World

Webinar: Europe's Digital Decade & China’s Digital Silk Road

03 December 2020 - 14:00
Europe in the World

EU-Korea convergence & partnerships

10 November 2020 - 09:00
Europe and the EU

Roundtable Trading emerging technologies: Security & human rights

15 September 2020 - 13:00
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