Ilaria Carrozza

Ilaria Carrozza

Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)

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Work packages: Chinese regional and global strategies

Illaria Carrozza’s work focuses on understanding how China uses a variety of tools to extend its influence abroad and challenge the existing world order. Her current research covers topics including China's foreign policy; dual-use technology and artificial intelligence; great power competition; the Digital Silk Road; and the Belt and Road Initiative. Her broader research interests include China’s relations with countries in Africa and Asia, especially with regards to security matters; China's military power; and the international order.

Publications also to be featued

"Winds of Change? The Impact of Non-Western Powers’ Engagement in Afghanistan and the Sahel”, with Marie Sandnes, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO. 2023. 

Dual-Use AI Technology in China, the US and the EU: Strategic Implications for the Balance of Power”, with Nicholas Marsh & Gregory M. Reichberg, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO. 2022. 

"Great Power Competition and China's Security Assistance to Africa: Arms, Training, and Influence", with Nic Marsh, Journal of Global Security Studies, 7:4, 2022,

"South-South Knowledge Production and Hegemony: Searching for Africa in Chinese Theories of IR", with Lina Benabdallah, International Studies Review, 24:1, 2022.