Koichi Iwabuchi, a professor of media and cultural studies and director of the Asia Institute at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, has published a new article. His piece, Pop-Culture Diplomacy in Japan: Soft...KEEP READING
Japan’s Public Diplomacy Challenges
Nancy Snow, a public diplomacy scholar and professor, has published a new article. Her piece, “Japan’s Challenges in Public Diplomacy: An American Vision,” appeared February 2016 in the journal Asie Visions, a publication by the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI). Snow assesses Japan’s current PD strategy—which emphasizes its cultural soft power assets—and contends that such an approach is at odds with current geopolitical realities, including Japan's bid for military expansion. She offers instead five recommendations to help Japan both advance its national image and narrative abroad.
The full article is available here.
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