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Ukraine and Russia puzzle pieces on map image by Mediamodifier via Pixabay.com

Season 2 of a podcast co-hosted by CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull and Good Country Index founder Simon Anholt.

Korean k-pop band BTS at the United Nations Youth Strategy launch, New York, September 24, 2018 by Paul Kagame via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

The impact of celebrity diplomacy on global youth audiences deserves more academic attention, writes researcher Martin Kwan.

CPD Faculty Fellow Philip Seib writes about Kremlin's information warfare.

The UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by César Corona / Expomuseum.

CPD Faculty Fellow Nicholas J. Cull considers the treatment of religion at various pavilions throughout Expo 2020 Dubai.

The Cultural Protection Fund's Training in Action project, run by Durham University's Department of Archaeology in partnership with the Department of Antiquities of Libya and the Institut National du Patrimoine de Tunisie, which intends to serve as a replicable model for Libyan and Tunisian heritage professionals to train new staff in documentation techniques and preventative conservation.

CPD Research Fellow Ian Thomas of the British Council describes a cultural relations approach to heritage protection.

"The sign listing all the sister cities of Los Angeles near the iconic City Hall building" by Mark Fischer via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Mark Kristmanson in dialogue with CPD Senior Research Specialist Sohaela Amiri on the value of sister city relationships during crisis.

Visitors outside the Mexico Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by Suneesh Sudhakaran/Expo 2020 Dubai (used with permission).

Mexico’s showing at Expo 2020 Dubai demonstrated various strengths in cultural diplomacy, partnerships and more, writes Yadira Ixchel Martínez Pantoja.

"Manifestation in solidarity with Ukraine, Wrocław, Poland, 2014" by Natalia Sawka via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

CPD Faculty Fellow Mieczysław Boduszyński and co-author Agnieszka Lazorczyk highlight the power of Poland's citizen diplomacy.

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