Dr. Mareike Ohlberg

Nothing to hide? The Nexus of Politics, Data and Civil Society in China and India
Tuesday | April 24 | 16:00 - 17:30

Dr. Mareike Ohlberg is a research associate at the Mercator Institute for China Studies MERICS, where she focuses on China’s subnational politics, official media policy as well as developments in Hong Kong and Taiwan. She is also an expert on China’s so-calles “Social Credit System”. Ohlberg holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg and an MA from Columbia University. In her thesis, she analyzed changes in China’s global propaganda outreach since 1978. Prior to joining MERICS, Ohlberg spent a year as an An Wang Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University and another year as a postdoctoral researcher at the Cheng Shewo Institute for Chinese Journalism at Shih Hsin University in Taipei.