Frontiers of Public Diplomacy: Towards a Theory of Public Diplomacy with Colin Alexander of Nottingham Trent University
Between September and December 2021 Dr. Colin Alexander (Nottingham Trent University, UK) will host 9 public lectures discussing the fascinating subject of public diplomacy.
Academics, students, practitioners and other interested parties are all welcome.
- When: Wednesday 22 September 2021, 2 pm
- Booking deadline: Wednesday 22 September 2021, 2.00 pm
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This research seminar examines ways in which public diplomacy should be understood at a theoretical level. It focuses on the key themes of hegemony, morality and power, using the philosophical writings of Antonio Gramsci as a guide. Gramsci is an important source of authority for many academics interested in International Relations (particularly World Order studies), Communications Theory, Culture Studies, Postcolonial Studies and Political Communications. His widespread absence from literature on public diplomacy is therefore interesting in and of itself but so too is public diplomacy’s general lack of sufficient theorisation. This seminar looks to engage with some of those issues and to create a debate about them.
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