Cultural Diplomacy

Javad Rad of the Payam Nour University of Bojnourd recounts his experience participating in the Arbaeen ceremony in Iraq. 

An introduction to Simon Anholt's virtual country designed to foster international collaboration.

October 31, 2018

Listen to the sounds of Jinda Kanjo, a Kurdish vocalist and OneBeat fellow who engages Kurdish, Syrian and Turkish youth through music.

A fusion concert featuring Pakistani and Jordanian musical artists was the first collaboration of its kind. 

In a Miami Herald op-ed, CPD Board Member Markos Kounalakis explains how Beyoncé and Jay Z's artistry contrasts with China's authoritarian regime.

Mexican Foreign Service Diplomat Felipe Carrera explains how Cirque Du Soleil's Luzia helps foster understanding of Mexican culture. 

October 3, 2018

Short video documenting the photography diplomacy of a former Fulbright fellow.

Examining Chinese-Pakistani relations and the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on China's cultural diplomacy. 

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