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Türkiye has made gastrodiplomacy one of the most significant elements of its soft power and has been engaging in efforts to promote its cuisine with activities such as Turkish Cuisine Week.

The Festival of Embassies is an instrument of public diplomacy where ambassadors promote culture, gastronomy and music.

American universities abroad can advance U.S. geopolitical interests, but must also appear disinterested to remain credible in their local contexts–a difficult needle to thread.

This two-part article sets out to demonstrate the potential for further development and implementation of corporate cultural diplomacy in Cyprus, given the island’s economic course in recent years and what appears to be the operation of a mechanism of adjustability and rapid self-recovery. Emphasis is placed on the connection between nation branding and corporate cultural diplomacy, public diplomacy, economic and digital diplomacy, forms that can cooperatively and systematically create important opportunities and possibilities for further growth and leverage, given Cyprus’s geopolitical... >

This two-part article sets out to demonstrate the potential for further development and implementation of corporate cultural diplomacy in Cyprus, given the island’s economic course in recent years and what appears to be the operation of a mechanism of adjustability and rapid self-recovery. Emphasis is placed on the connection between nation branding and corporate cultural diplomacy, public diplomacy, economic and digital diplomacy, forms that can cooperatively and systematically create important opportunities and possibilities for further growth and leverage, given Cyprus’s geopolitical... >

The 2020 Abraham Accords peace agreements became the heart of global interfaith diplomacy. This is how it happened. 

Amidst renewed political resolves, Iran and Saudi Arabia can leverage their epistemic communities to promote public diplomacy on ecological insecurities.

A woman writing on a notepad and holding two microphones by Mihajlo Maricic via Canva.com

Public diplomacy scholars and practitioners should stop conceptualizing the media as mere arenas for soft power efforts.

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