Tuesday , April 25 2017

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  • [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    [LISTEN] Public Diplomacy & Counterinsurgency

    New research shows that the need for winning hearts and minds during counterinsurgency missions may be overstated.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the effectivene ...

  • PDCast – The Ethics of Immigration

    PDCast – The Ethics of Immigration

    This week's Public Diplomat podcast features a conversation with Joseph H. Carens, Ph.D. Dr. Carens is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He is the author ...

  • [LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

    [LISTEN] U.S. Public Diplomacy in a Digital Context

    The US Department of State is transitioning into a digital context and public diplomacy is evolving in the process.   Michael Ardaiolo discusses the U.S. public diplomacy's sh ...

  • [LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

    [LISTEN] Didgeridoo Diplomacy

    While the didgeridoo is synonymous with Australia, one citizen diplomat is using the aerophone to teach cultural respect to all people.   Julia Watson and Dr. Guy Golan discus ...

American Food 2.0: Culinary Diplomacy at Expo 2015

American Food 2.0: Culinary Diplomacy at Expo 2015

The theme of the 2015 Expo is food. The U.S. needs a culinary diplomacy plan that is both inclusive and exclusive. Next year will bring Expo 2015, which is set to take place in Mi ...

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PDcast #15: Political Ambassadorships & Twiplomacy

PDcast #15: Political Ambassadorships & Twiplomacy

Should we be concerned about the buying of political ambassadorships?  And, is Twiplomacy public diplomacy at all? The PDcast is a weekly podcast featuring Jennifer Osias, Julia W ...

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UNESCO and the U.S. at the Palestinian Impasse

UNESCO and the U.S. at the Palestinian Impasse

Can UNESCO use the boomerang pattern to break its impasse with the U.S. over admitting Palestine as a member state? In October of 2011, the UN agency for Education, Science and Cu ...

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PDcast #14: The New PD Under Secretary & Higher Ed Soft Power

PDcast #14: The New PD Under Secretary & Higher Ed Soft Power

Will Richard Stengel reinvigorate the Under Secretary of PD office?  Should higher ed be leveraged for soft power? The PDcast is a weekly podcast featuring Jennifer Osias, Julia W ...

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[LISTEN] The Nation Brand as a Lovemark

[LISTEN] The Nation Brand as a Lovemark

Lovemarks, or brands as emotional connections, revolutionized product marketing; could it work for countries, too?   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the relationsh ...

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[OPINION] Fulbright Alumni Demand the US Act on Ukraine

[OPINION] Fulbright Alumni Demand the US Act on Ukraine

It is time for the US to support the protest movement in Ukraine and target sanctions at anti-democratic officials. When awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study or conduct researc ...

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Through a Screen Darkly: America’s Image Abroad

Through a Screen Darkly: America’s Image Abroad

American pop culture pervades the globe, but do these far-flung products actually represent U.S. ideals and values? I spoke with Rosiana Silalahi, then chief editor at SCTV, one o ...

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[LISTEN] A Look at the Center for Sport, Peace, & Society

[LISTEN] A Look at the Center for Sport, Peace, & Society

Utilizing sports diplomacy, the CSPS has received accolades as one of the U.S.’s top public diplomacy initiatives.   Michael Ardaiolo and Adam Cyr discuss the Center for Spor ...

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PDcast #12: The Role of the Ambassador in Public Diplomacy

PDcast #12: The Role of the Ambassador in Public Diplomacy

The ambassador has many roles to play, but should the main public diplomacy role be of advocacy or practicalities. The PDcast is a weekly podcast featuring Jennifer Osias (sitting ...

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[LISTEN] Exporting Culture & Its Effect on the U.S.’s Image Abroad

[LISTEN] Exporting Culture & Its Effect on the U.S.’s Image Abroad

American culture has a global reach, but the most far-flung exports represent a fun house-mirror image of the U.S.   Dr. Guy Golan and Michael Ardaiolo discuss the new book,  ...

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