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This article analyzes how the Catalan government is utilizing its unique cultural identity to reinvent its image both domestically and abroad through cultural diplomacy activities.

The intersection of public diplomacy, people-to-people communication and international trust building is explored in this new article by Kirsten Mogensen, an associate professor at Roskilde University in Denmark and an alumna of the CPD Summer Institute. 

Matthew Wallin, a USC MPD alum and fellow at the American Security Project, reveals why public diplomacy matters for soldiers and governments alike in this new report on U.S. Military PD practices. 

Eric B. Schnurer explores how the Estonian government is using the internet as a new space for collaboration, engagement and partnership in his article for Foreign Affairs magazine.

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A new article by Juan Zhang in the 2015 issue of the International Journal of Communication.

Peter Martin's contribution to Foreign Affairs on how the Modi Administration is strategically using India's intellectuals, emigrants, and yogis to enhance the country's soft power.

The latest edition of Bruce Gregory's periodic public diplomacy reading list is out now. Known affectionately at CPD as "Bruce's List," it is a compilation of books, journal articles, papers, and blogs on a wide variety of PD topics, and features a number of CPD scholars. Highlights in this edition include:

Music and Diplomacy from the Early Modern Era to the Present is a book edited by Rebekah Ahrendt, Mark Ferraguto, and Damien Mahiet which delves into the topic of music diplomacy by analyzing historical and contemporary cases. It explores how music (its concepts, practices, and institutions) shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations.

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