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A 200-year-old Frankenstein memory: alive and well
By Jovan Kurbalija on 16 Jun 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

This morning, two centuries ago, Frankenstein appeared to Mary Shelley in a dream. According to astronomic research, this dream happened between 1 and 2 am on 16 June 1816:

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WebDebate: Is research in diplomacy relevant and useful?
By Mina Mudric on 14 Jun 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

There is increasing interest among researchers of diplomacy in studying the field from various angles, from legal aspects and governance structures, to anthropological and cultural studies. Researchers often look at whether, and how, diplomacy contributes to better global governance.

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Where are you (in the digital world)?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 12 Jun 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

This question popped into my head during one of my Geneva walks.

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Quantum diplomacy - ideas from the other side of the looking glass?
By Katharina Höne on 10 Jun 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Quantum theory represents not only one of the biggest advancements in our understanding of nature, but it is also a fertile ground to inspire thought experiments and new ideas in fields other than physics. A diplomat who is in two places at the same time?

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Diplomacy between sprint and marathon
By Jovan Kurbalija on 25 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Athletic metaphors describe diplomacy well. Diplomacy involves both ‘marathons’ of long negotiations, taking months or even years; and fast ‘sprints’ when country leaders make deals in a matter of hours.

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diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY
By Jovan Kurbalija on 17 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

 

diplomacy – Diplomacy – DIPLOMACY: the three different ways of writing this word illustrate three different ways in which diplomacy is perceived today.

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Guest blog: Diplomacy as a social process – a prelude to sociology of diplomacy
By Milan Jazbec on 17 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

After years of practising diplomacy, I realised that there are only a few broader reflections on diplomacy that would per se include an interdisciplinary approach and keep simultaneously a clear focus on diplomacy. Generally, the majority of definitions come either from the broader scope of...

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Diplomatic training: combining tradition and innovation
By Mina Mudric on 5 May 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

Diplomatic training has been transformed by technology: diplomats now have access to vast amounts of information and resources, and diplomatic training can be conducted online.

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Diplo conducts e-diplomacy training in Saint Kitts and Nevis
By Editor on 17 Apr 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy

The use of online tools together with traditional diplomatic approaches is how Saint Kitts and Nevis can ensure representation in multilateral diplomacy in Geneva and globally, Dr Jovan Kurbalija said during an e-diplomacy workshop...

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Bright future for diplomacy and need for changes in diplomatic services
By Editor on 8 Apr 2016 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

The end of diplomacy has been pronounced many times in history. In 1850, when Lord Palmerston received the first telegraph, he exclaimed: ‘My God, this is the end of diplomacy!’ Diplomacy survived not only the invention of the telegraph but also the telephone and radio eras.

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