Diplomats have often been blamed for failing to prevent the outbreak of the First World War.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Dietrich Kappeler, 2004

This paper presents a number of case studies illustrating the role of jargon, protocols and uniforms in creating communication problems.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Stefano Baldi and Eduardo Gelbstein, 2004

This paper is a comparative examination of the websites of the ministries of foreign affairs of China, India, Germany, France, Chile, Brazil, the US, Canada and several African states and their diplomatic representation abroad. The research is case-study oriented.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Valentin Katrandzhiev, 2004

Today the world is becoming smaller and smaller - distances shrink and become irrelevant, information flows are immense and very fast. People tend to speak foreign languages and, to their surprise, find out that this is not enough. There is more to it, and it is culture.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Alena Korshuk, 2004

The Hutton inquiry into the death of Dr David Kelly, the senior British arms inspector in the UN inspection mission to Iraq who was found dead in an English wood in July 2003, offers revealing insights into the contrasting professional cultures of journalists, politicians and scientists.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Biljana Scott, 2004

How do negotiators and other conflict resolution practitioners from different cultures create shared  understanding? Is shared understanding enough to bridge deep differences?

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Nike Carstarphen, 2004

There is hardly any need to stress that the relations between the adherents of the three great religions of the Mediterranean, as indeed of all other religions, are more affected by the images that each group has of the other than by the precise content of the theological beliefs held by the...

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Peter Serracino Inglott, 2004

In his paper, Alex Sceberras Trigona stresses the importance of the diplomatic document as a primary source of diplomatic knowledge, in the light of the distinction between ‘information’ (can be recorded) and knowledge (not easily recorded), the flow of knowledge as information.

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: Alex Sceberras Trigona, 2002

The book covers a wide range of topics - beginning with a general introduction to the concept of knowledge management, the interplay between development and diplomacy, the importance of institutional memory of diplomatic services for diplomatic activities, practical examples of knowledge...

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: Jovan Kurbalija, 2002

In his paper, Colin Jennings describes the way Wilton Park – an executive agency of the British FCO – operates. He highlights some of the key reasons for its success, and identifies some specific outcomes of the conferences organised by Wilton Park.

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: Colin Jennings, 2002

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