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Aparna Sridhar of the Center for Soft Power notes how beauty pageant contestants communicate complex ideas and symbolism on the world stage.
Anna Velikaya on how distinguished Russians in history helped shape the image of their home country.
In the second post of a two-part series, Sascha Priewe, CPD Research Fellow (2019-2021) and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships, emphasizes the importance of intercultural dialogue.
Boren Scholar and USC alum Kendal Gee discusses her experiences in Senegal.
Sascha Priewe, CPD Research Fellow (2019-2021) and Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships, discusses cultural diplomacy at the local level in part one of this two-part series.
Activities that help alumni of U.S. exchange programs build on their international experience strengthen U.S.-Georgia relations, writes Mariam Khatiashvili.
CPD Faculty Fellow Corneliu Bjola explains how social media data can be used to conduct virality, signalling and contagion tests.
Recent developments in U.S.-Iran relations highlight how local diplomacy can bring together the people of Los Angeles and Tehran, writes CPD Research Associate Sohaela Amiri.
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