Post Tagged with: "public diplomacy"

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.

Why Diplomacy in a Global World is Shaped by Local Media

Why Diplomacy in a Global World is Shaped by Local Media

Although we seem to live in a global world, examining how communication technologies are used on a daily basis by social actors is key to understanding how diplomacy is evolving.

Public Diplomacy @ State

Public Diplomacy @ State

Social media is opening up direct two-way communications between foreign ministries and the general public on an industrial scale. The US Department of State is leading the trend.

Still Exchanging? The History, Relevance, and Effect of International Exchange Programs

Still Exchanging? The History, Relevance, and Effect of International Exchange Programs

In an era of increasing international tensions over issues such as territory, natural resources and wealth distribution, exchange programs enhance cross-border understanding.

Two Cheers for Public Diplomacy and Place Branding

Two Cheers for Public Diplomacy and Place Branding

Public diplomacy and place branding are putting traditional diplomacy to the test. But these newer forms of diplomacy should not be considered harbingers of a mediatized global democracy.

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