Can negotiation skills be taught? Some argue that they cannot; they are only acquired through practice. But while it is true that any skill is honed through deliberative practice, Prof.
We negotiate throughout our lives.
We first learn to negotiate by simply imitating adults and then continue by somehow automatically developing our own patterns and approaches. The measure of our accomplishment is in how we succeed in daily life and manage its endless activities.
The book 50 Years of Malta's Foreign
As a continuation of our June blog post, let me put forward the following logical question: If sociology of diplomacy really is missing in the observation of this ancient phenomenon, what is it and how can we define it? As a starting point, let us try to focus on the issue of its definition.
I am currently contributing to a study on Portugal’s public diplomacy. The aim is to provide recommendations for a renewed dialogue between the ministry and stakeholders at home and abroad.
Our July WebDebate focused on the question whether diplomacy could be learned through on the job training alone, and the dyna
The international workshop on Fundamental Science and Society, which took place on 7-8 July in Quy Nhon, Vietnam, brought together scientists, decisions makers, government officials, and