The first paper, presented by Prof. Peter Serracino-Inglott as the keynote address at the 2001 conference, examines the serious issue of diplomatic communication in a playful manner, through one of the most paradigmatic and creative examples of language use: joking.

Source: Language and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija and H. Slavik (2001)
Author: Peter Serracino-Inglott, 2001

In his examination of the languages used by the Knights of St John in Rhodes and Malta during the 14th to 16th centuries, Professor Joseph Brincat applies the methodology of historical linguistics.

Source: Language and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija and H. Slavik (2001)
Author: Joseph M. Brincat, 2001

The role of the legal adviser in modern diplomatic servicesThis paper discusses the role of the legal adviser in modern diplomacy services and the efforts that must go into preserving all possibilities, meagre as they may be, to raise his voice and keep making efforts which eventually could lead...

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Stanko Nick, 1998

The Mediterranean Academy of Diplomacy has recently organised two international conferences addressing the future of diplomacy.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Jovan Kurbalija, 1998

Although many have grappled with the question of what privileges and immunities international officials should enjoy, no satisfactory theoretical framework has evolved.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Linda S. Frey, Marsha Frey, 1998

Diplomacy as practiced by foreign services and foreign ministries has seemed in recent years to be in decline. Or is it? This paper discusses the history and evolution of diplomacy - and the distance it has travelled.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Richard Langhorne, 1998

The functioning of diplomacy is influenced by a complicated combination of different interrelated factors.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Vladimir Petrovsky, 1998

Opening address of the Honourable Dr. George F. Vella, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Environment of Malta

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: George Vella, 1998

As times change so do customs generally. In diplomacy protocol too changes and develops, mirroring broader societal norms. This paper discusses developments in protocol and how it provides the commonly accepted norms of behaviour for the conduct of relations between states.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Erik Goldstein, 1998

 Sanctions adversely affect all the structures of the state and society, and render difficult, if not impossible, the normal operation of services, including the Foreign Service.This paper discusses the challenges faced by the Yugoslav diplomatic service when the country was under sanction.

Source: Modern Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (1998)
Author: Milan Mitic, 1998

Pages