India's Soft Power with Daya Kishan Thussu
Global communications scholar Daya Kishan Thussu, whose most recent work is Communicating India’s Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood, spoke at CPD as part of the Conversations in Public Diplomacy series. Thussu’s book considers India’s global cultural influence, within the context of India’s unique history.
About Daya Kishan Thussu
Daya Kishan Thussu is Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India Media Centre at the University of Westminster. Previous publications include News as Entertainment: The Rise of Global Infotainment (2008) and Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow (2007), among many others. Thussu is the founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media and Communication and editor of the Routledge book series “Internationalizing Media Studies.” Thussu holds a PhD in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
LISTEN to Daya's interview with MPD Student, Bryony Inge, on Annenberg Radio News