Middle East

From the U.S. State Department to recent protests in Lebanon, mental health is being addressed in diplomacy and political action.

How do you build a culture of evaluation? CPD Research Fellow (2016-2018) Alexander Buhmann and Erich Sommerfeldt offer their insights.

Citing Gramsci’s theory of cultural hegemony, Eriks Varpahovskis provides historical examples of states' resistance to cultural diplomacy products. 

In the recently released 2019 Soft Power 30 report, CPD Director Jay Wang explores the concepts of "digital for public diplomacy" and "public diplomacy for the digital."

Public diplomacy scholars Emily T. Metzgar, Efe Sevin and Craig Hayden reveal the results of their meta-analysis of PD research spanning 50 years. 

CPD Faculty Fellow Corneliu Bjola discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) may be integrated into consular services, crisis management, public diplomacy and international negotiations. 

In the second post of a two-part series, Ilan Manor looks at how the concept of soft power can be re-conceptualized in the 21st century.

In the first of a two-part series, Ilan Manor argues that the concept of soft power has become banal in 21st century public diplomacy discourse.

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