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Challenges for the Internet in the post-Brexit era
By Jovan Kurbalija on 28 Jun 2016 - 10:39 | From the Diplomacy channel, By Jovan Kurbalija on 28 Jun 2016 - 10:39 | From the Internet Governance channel

Brexit has been viewed by some commentators as a protest vote against the globalisation paradigm.

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A 200-year-old Frankenstein memory: alive and well
By Jovan Kurbalija on 16 Jun 2016 - 21:55 | From the Diplomacy channel

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 - 16:10 | From the Diplomacy channel, By Mina Mudric on 14 Jun 2016 - 16:10 | From the Webinars channel

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 - 19:50 | From the Diplomacy channel, By Jovan Kurbalija on 12 Jun 2016 - 19:50 | From the E-diplomacy channel, By Jovan Kurbalija on 12 Jun 2016 - 19:50 | From the Internet Governance channel

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

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Online education – six reasons why organisations should engage
By Katharina Höne on 10 Jun 2016 - 11:33 | From the E-learning channel

In this post, I want to take a step back and look at the motivation behind online learning – not from an individual perspective but from the perspective of institutions and society as a whole.

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Quantum diplomacy - ideas from the other side of the looking glass?
By Katharina Höne on 10 Jun 2016 - 11:14 | From the Diplomacy channel

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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What have we learned about online learning this year?
By Katharina Höne on 31 May 2016 - 13:27 | From the E-learning channel

Online learning is now part of education at almost all levels and not a month goes by without the announcement of a new cooperation initiative in online learning or a new platform being developed.

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Diplomacy between sprint and marathon
By Jovan Kurbalija on 25 May 2016 - 16:20 | From the Diplomacy channel

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 - 17:58 | From the Diplomacy channel


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 - 13:35 | From the Diplomacy channel

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 polit