Events, Conferences & Workshops

The future of public diplomacy

On June 17, 2024, Paul Kruchoski explored how public diplomacy practitioners are adapting to a rapidly changing, complex environment and the skills and resources needed to prepare PD practitioners for the future.

Understanding and Combating Disinformation in Public DiplomacyUnderstanding and Combating Disinformation in Public Diplomacy

On March 14, 2024, CPD hosted a conversation on combating disinformation in public diplomacy at the USC Capital Campus in Washington, D.C.

AI in Africa: Data Sovereignty and Policy Implications

CPD and The Black Policy Institute hosted an online conversation on the impact of technology in Africa, with a deep dive into data sovereignty and policy implications.

Kristina Lerman

On November 30, 2023, hosted Kristina Lerman for an online conversation on emotions and polarization on social media, and AI.

Alexander Hunt

On October 18, 2023, CPD hosted Alexander Hunt, Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Guinea, for an online conversation on AI.

The event series focuses on the intersection of public diplomacy and the arts, featuring thoughtful discussions on urgent global social issues. 

Erik Nisbet - The psychology of state-sponsored disinformation campaigns

On August 24, 2023, CPD Faculty Fellow Erik Nisbet joined us for a virtual conversation about the psychology of state-sponsored disinformation campaigns.


The USC Center on Public Diplomacy will convene in Los Angeles on March 30-31 the 3rd CPD Summit on City Diplomacy.