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Magdalena Łągiewska

Magdalena Łągiewska

New World AsiaGlobal Fellow

Assistant Professor

University of Gdańsk, Poland


About Magdalena Łągiewska

Magdalena Łągiewska is an Assistant Professor at the University of Gdańsk (Department of Public International Law), a Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Gdańsk, a Research Associate in the “China, Law and Development” project at the University of Oxford, and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb).

Her research interests include international law, arbitration in China, intellectual property rights protection and the legal dimensions of the Belt and Road Initiative. She gained practical experience in international commercial arbitration through her internship at the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SHIAC). She is a native Polish speaker and fluent in English, French, Chinese and Spanish. Her book on “Digitalization and the Use of New Technologies in International Arbitration” will be published by Brill in 2024.

Magdalena holds a master’s degree in international economic relations with a specialisation in international finance and banking from University of Gdańsk. She also holds two PhD degrees, one in law from the University of Gdańsk and another in law from East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai. She achieved honors upon completing the Academy of Young Diplomats in Warsaw and gained valuable experience through internships at the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Her research as an AsiaGlobal Fellow will explore the concept of “Leadership in Digital Dominance: From East to West”.


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