lighting, Diplomacy

E-diplomacy Seminar at the College of Europe in Bruges

13 March 2012 - 14 March 2012


Event description

Professor Jovan Kurbalija delivered the compact seminar on e-diplomacy at the College of Europe in Bruges. The e-diplomacy seminar examined the impact of the Internet on modern diplomacy. The seminar started with a survey of the Internet-driven changes in the global environment for today's diplomacy, and the emergence of new topics on diplomatic agendas (Internet governance, cyber-politics, cyber war).The main focus of the seminar was the current and future use of e-tools in diplomatic activities, including analyses of the use of social media (e.g. blogs, Twitter, Facebook, wiki) in diplomacy. Professor Kurbalija addressed students from  Maria Sklodowska-Curie Promotion 2011-2012. In his summary tweet he wrote: ‘Smart and curious group; healthy techno-skepticism from digital natives; enjoyed learning by teaching.’