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Hannah Slavik

Ms Hannah Slavik has been working with Diplo since 1999 and is currently responsible for designing learning methodologies, planning educational policy, developing cooperation with partner institutions, and working on online course development and implementation. Originally from western Canada, she is now based in Bucharest, Romania. Hannah has edited three Diplo publications: Language and Diplomacy, Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy, and Roma Diplomacy. With an academic background in linguistics, she has an MA from the University of Malta and a BA from the University of Victoria, Canada. Hannah also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Open and Distance Education from the Open University, UK.

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Roma Diplomacy

The volume includes statements by European level civil servants presented at the 2005 Roma Diplomacy conference in Brussels, papers by academics working in the human and Roma rights fields, and research by the partici...

10 Aug, 2007

Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy

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Language and Diplomacy: Preface

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Language and Diplomacy

Following the peace of Westphalia in Europe in the seventeenth century, it was around language, the vernacular, that the modern state system arose. Language, which was always an important component of the personality ...

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Language and Diplomacy

Contents Preface: Jovan Kurbalija and Hannah Slavik To Joke or Not To Joke: A Diplomatic Dilemma in the Age of Internet – Peter Serracino-Inglott Use of Language in Diplomacy – Stanko Nick Language and Di...

10 Aug, 2001