This paper identifies challenges that women face when working overseas in diplomatic positions, a professional environment that historically has been male dominated and that can be characterised in some ways as an 'old boys' network.
Diplomats are people who are on the fringe somewhere, because they are either permanently living in or at least dealing with alien cultures, cultures with different values.
This paper focuses on interactions between states, international organisations and local authorities in the implementation of the Dayton Accords for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Basic concepts mean different things in different cultures. In multilateral relations this means that looking at such a concept is always culturally biased.
This essay examines and seeks to explode the notion that diplomats are, or should be, immune to emotion in the conduct of their duties.
This essay examines how intercultural communication differences among nations can inadvertently magnify tensions during a crisis when nations rely on their own cultural style of public diplomacy to communicate with foreign publics.
Europe has many borders. Its small countries with millenary histories and diversities offer a variety of intercultural challenges.
When two negotiating parties from different cultural backgrounds attempt to communicate, the potential for disagreement and misunderstanding is great.
Open communication and interaction between political elites and civic society is considered one of the fundamental conditions of a representative, working democracy.
IC and Diplomacy - Lessons from Two Fields: A Diplomat and
an Interculturalist Converse