“Propaganda is not a moment in the history of communication, rather it is an element in the structure of communication," notes public diplomacy's lead historian.
CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri on opportunities for a reimagined statecraft in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public diplomacy has much to offer in times of crisis. Relationships with global audiences provide the backbone of a country's credibility, mutuality and ability to collaborate internationally. During these times of uncertainty, what can the world learn from South Korea's strategies and actions, both regionally and globally?
"The global COVID-19 pandemic will be seen in retrospect as the 'great accelerator' that moved us from the continuity of the past to a new era," writes CPD Advisory Board Member Nathan Gardels.
India's Namaste greeting follows social distancing guidelines and has been adopted by world leaders, writes Aparna M Sridhar of the Center for Soft Power.
CPD Research Fellow (2017-19) Diana Ingenhoff, Kadir Jun Ayhan (Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies Graduate School of International and Area Studies) and Efe Sevin (Towson Univ.) reveal key takeaways.
CPD Director Jay Wang on a public diplomacy perspective during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
CPD Senior Visiting Fellow (Non-Resident) Oliver Lewis compares and contrasts the film and intelligence industries' approaches to "human intelligence."