A workshop within the international and interdisciplinary conference “The Rise of Asia in Global History and Perspective”, France, February 9-11, 2022


The section is supposed to discuss the goals and consequences of the introduction of digital technologies. Particular attention will be paid to Industry 4.0. regarded by many as a world-changing industrial revolution. Let us find out how the massive introduction of information technologies into industry, large-scale automation of business processes and the spread of artificial intelligence contribute to an increase in the efficiency of social production today. An alternative vector of digitalization, based on the principles of economic cybernetics, and assuming the automation of economic management (introduction of an economic robot) will be considered. The main characteristics of an economic robot that coordinates the activities of all industries and sectors of the economy, all technical robots to ensure economic development towards a prosperous future and cultural development of the individual will be discussed.


The workshop is open to individual and group paper presentations. Those willing to present their papers are invited to submit their proposals until December 31, 2021. In order to be registered correctly and put into archives systematically, all the abstracts are to be submitted online at the following link:



Elena Veduta

Professor of Economics

Head Department of Strategic Planning and Economic Policy

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Moscow, Russia