November 20, 2009

The USC Center on Public Diplomacy was pleased to host Professor Virginia Haufler for a Conversation in Public Diplomacy. Virginia Haufler discussed the public diplomacy involved in governing corporations in zones of conflict, based on her chapter “Governing Corporations in Zones of Conflict: Issues, Actors, and Institutions” in the forthcoming book, Who Governs the Globe?

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November 9, 2009, will mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. While many have forgotten the impact of living with the wall for a quarter of a century, it was a constant reminder of the Cold War and the threat of atomic war. Choreographer Nejla Yatkin was a teenager in Berlin living with the reality of the divided city. She experienced the threat of imminent conflict in the battle between East and West, and saw the world open up when the wall went down.