Cultural Diplomacy in the Age of Populism

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD) and the Embassy of Canada in Berlin will convene leading scholars and practitioners to explore the vital role of cultural diplomacy in countering assertive nativism and populism. >


Power in the 21st Century: The Banality of Soft Power

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. >


L.A. Summit on City Diplomacy: Building Practices & Networks

CPD and L.A. Mayor's Office for International Affairs will host the 2nd summit on city diplomacy this November. >


Institutional Challenges to Countering Disinformation

A new briefing paper by the Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA) examines institutional challenges to U.S. counter-disinformation strategy. >