This week the Foreign Secretary William Hague welcomed student Gopal Rao to the Foreign Office. The meeting was the result of a competition launched by the Foreign Secretary earlier in the year to thank his 200,000 Twitter followers for their comments, engagement and ideas. The prize – a meeting with him and the chance to
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Loïe Fuller in 1900Loie Fuller (born Marie Louise Fuller; January 15, 1862 – January 1, 1928), also known as Louie Fuller and Loïe Fuller, was an American actress and dancer who was a pioneer of both modern dance and theatrical lighting techniques.
Contents1Career2Continuing influence3Written works41901 silent movie sequence5See also6References7External linksCareerBorn Marie Louise Fuller in the Chicago suburb of Fullersburg, now Hinsdale, Illinois, Fuller began her theatrical career as a professional child actress and later choreographedand performed dances in burlesque (as a skirt dancer), vaudeville, and circus shows. An early free dance practitioner, Fuller developed her own natural movement and improvisation techniques. In multiple shows she experimented with a long skirt, choreographing its movements and playing with the ways it could reflect light. By 1891, Fuller combined her choreography wi..
[JB note: In this most recent State Department “Public Schedule,” Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce is listed above her putative bureaucratic boss Heather Nauert (not below as in the recent past); and Nauert in this December 3 Public Schedule is categorized as “Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert” and not, as she was as she was in previous Schedules, as “Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs & Department Spokesperson.” Question: has “public diplomacy” vanished at Foggy Bottom?]
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December 3, 2018***THE DAILY PUBLIC SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE***DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DECEMBER 3, 2018Excerpt:
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS MARIE ROYCE 12:30 p.m. Assistant Secretary Royce delivers opening remarks at the launch of the Women and Entrepreneurship International Visitor Leadership Program, at Meridian International Center, in Washington, D.C. (MEDIA DE..
The Twitter profiles of world leaders and governments are seldom innovative, or engaging. Most of them rather blandly declare that “This is the official Twitter account…” of a government/foreign ministry etc. – and this even when the account has been verified by Twitter and proudly displays the blue badge. Interestingly, the most used words on
Ambassador (ret.) Bill Burns, the diplomat’s diplomat, left the Foreign Service in 2014 after 33 years. Now president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, he spent the last couple years not speaking publicly about the state of State. So, we were delighted when Ambassador Burns agreed to do a Q&A with the FSJ. His new book and his voice help make us all more articulate about the value of diplomacy today.
This month we look at the Foreign Service as a career: the challenges and lessons that come with this complicated, difficult and exciting life of public service. We hear about how the U.S. Foreign Service found its voice in the late 1960s in Harry Kopp’s “Role Models: Lessons for Today from AFSA’s Past,” offering inspiration for the next generation of leaders. In “Serving in Tandem for State,” Kathryn Fitrell and Kanishka Gangopadhyay have suggestions for better management of tandem assignments.
A DS agent shares lessons from his personal journey with PTSD. We he..