Post Tagged with: "public diplomacy"

Review – Russia’s Public Diplomacy: Evolution and Practice

Review – Russia’s Public Diplomacy: Evolution and Practice

This volume highlights historical approaches as well as the distinct features of Russia’s public diplomacy, such as its positioning as the guardian of traditional values.

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Interview – Costas Constantinou

Costas Constantinou discusses the application of IR theory to diplomacy, the gap between scholarship on diplomacy and practice, plus the Cyprus Problem and identity.

The Limits of Soft Power-Sports Diplomacy Templates in IR Research

The Limits of Soft Power-Sports Diplomacy Templates in IR Research

The sports diplomacy templates fail to provide a meaningful platform for understanding the international impact of mega-sporting event campaigns on a country’s soft power

Public Diplomacy: China’s Newest Charm Offensive

Public Diplomacy: China’s Newest Charm Offensive

Though much remains uncertain due to China’s unique political system, trust remains a crucial ingredient for the success of its various endeavours abroad and ultimately, its public diplomacy.

Review – New Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Review – New Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Pamment offers a meticulous reassessment of public diplomacy, but he falls short in critically interrogating the broader structural issues that have shaped new public diplomacy.

The End of the War on Terror and the Future of US Public Diplomacy

The End of the War on Terror and the Future of US Public Diplomacy

It remains to be seen whether the end of the war on terror will impact conceptions of public diplomacy’s role as a central tool in the battle for ideas or as an essential part of diplomacy.

On Indian Public Diplomacy

On Indian Public Diplomacy

First used by the USA to make its war aims known globally during World War One, public diplomacy is a relatively new strategy. In recent years it has become an instrument of India’s foreign policy arsenal.

Envisioning a Multidisciplinary Research Agenda for Public Diplomacy

Envisioning a Multidisciplinary Research Agenda for Public Diplomacy

The diversity of activities labelled as public diplomacy obviates the need for a “theory” of public diplomacy. Investigations should instead examine how it offers new sites of inquiry.

Did Public Diplomacy Kill the British Council?

Did Public Diplomacy Kill the British Council?

The focus on public diplomacy organisation and objectives must be rejected. Instead, we need to integrate a culturally-informed understanding of foreign groups, organisations and dynamics into the core of decision-making.

Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Rethinking Diplomacy in the Age of Persuasion

Public Diplomacy and Propaganda: Rethinking Diplomacy in the Age of Persuasion

Public diplomacy is not just a euphemism for a kinder, gentler propaganda, but also part of the modern diplomat’s toolkit. This is not our mother’s diplomacy. Today a citizen blogger is as much a public diplomat as any Undersecretary of State for Public Affairs.

The 4th Quadrant of Public Diplomacy

The 4th Quadrant of Public Diplomacy

With Wikileaks, the Arab Spring, and the Occupy Movement, nation states are facing a second wake-up call in public diplomacy as adversarial publics challenge them in the quest for global public support.

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