Renaissance diplomacy Watch/Listen Resources Discover The Renaissance (French: 'rebirth') was a period in European civilisation immediately following the Middle Ages. From the late 13th to the early 17th century, it broughta...

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An interview with Prof. Jonathan Shepard Diplomacy · Soft and hard power of Byzantine diplomacy [Interview with Prof. Jonathan Shepard] In January 2021, Diplo began a series of online discussions titled History of Diplomacy an...
 7 Jun 2021

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Byzantine diplomacy Watch/Listen Resources Interview Discover! The term ‘Byzantine’ comes from the name of the ancient Greek city Byzantium which the Roman Emperor Constantine I (Constantine the Great) rebuilt and renamed Consta...

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Watch the recordingListen to the podcast[Podcast Interview] Tom Standage In the third session of our monthly Zoom series Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, a masterclass with Jovan Kurbalija, we focused on anci...
 30 Mar 2021

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Ancient Diplomacy Timeline Interview Watch/Listen Resources In the third session of our monthly Zoom series Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, a masterclass with Jovan Kurbalija, we focused on ancient diplomacy.&nbs...

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Writing triggered a more sophisticated way of communication both within and between ancient societies. We will navigate through the rich diplomatic heritage of ancient Babylon, Sumeria, Egypt, the Hittite Empire, India, Persia, and China. In this ...
  25 Mar 2021

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Visit our page dedicated to the origins of diplomacy In the second session of our monthly Zoom series Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, a masterclass with Jovan Kurbalija, we discussed the interplay between diplomacy and technology i...
 3 Mar 2021

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In January 2021, we held the first session of our new monthly Zoom series titled Diplomacy and Technology: A historical journey, a masterclass with Dr Jovan Kurbalija, where we discuss the evolution and interplay of diplomacy and technology. ...
 3 Feb 2021

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The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward. Winston Churchill This quote from Winston Churchill could be a tweet about the interplay between diplomacy and technology. This page will, by revisiting the history of diplom...

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As we move through history, our aim will be to discover how civilizations dealt with ‘new’ technologies, from simple writing to telegraph, and nowadays the internet. On 28 January we will set the stage for our learning journey through history, by ...
  28 Jan 2021

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Earlier this year, we were intrigued by the discovery of the oldest intact shipwreck ever found – a Greek vessel from about 400BCE – on the bottom of the Black Sea. Ships such as this one carried trade, and with it diplomatic relations, between the c...
 18 Dec 2018

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Employed against a warlike background, the diplomatic methods of the ancient Greeks are thought by some to have been useless but by others to have been the most advanced seen prior to modern times. This book works to its own view by looking at the co...

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Employed against a warlike background, the diplomatic methods of the ancient Greeks are thought by some to have been useless but by others to have been the most advanced seen prior to modern times. This book works to its own view by looking at the co...
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