NOVEMBER 26, 2018Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Jennifer Hubbertby Yancee Gordon BA ’21Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Jennifer Hubbert has been awarded a two-year research fellowship through the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy. [JB emphasis] She is one of three faculty members selected this year from a global pool of applicants. Her project, “Recalling Public Diplomacy: Sister Cities and the Shifting Landscapes of International Relations,” will analyze public diplomacy through the Sister Cities International program.The Sister Cities International program was initiated during the Eisenhower era and remains one of the predominant programs for city-to-city diplomacy. Portland has nine sister city relationships, and Hubbert will begin her research by focusing on the histories of four: Suzhou, China; Bologna, Italy; Mutare, Zimbabwe; and Ashkelon, Israel. She will conduct research in both archival and ethnographi..
On 18 and 19 February, NATO’s Political Affairs and Security Policy Division received a distinguished delegation of young diplomats from the Arab Republic of Egypt in the framework of its public diplomacy [JB emphasis] activities.uncaptioned image from article
The Egyptian delegation was briefed by NATO’s International Staff and was actively engaged in substantive exchanges and discussions on topics ranging from NATO’s political agenda, operations and missions, Small Arms and Light Weapons, NATO-Russia/Ukraine Relations, cyber defence, counter terrorism and hybrid threats to NATO-Egypt’s cooperation in the framework of NATO’s Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS).
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Excerpt:About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters
WASHINGTON (AP) — About two-thirds of Mormon voters nationwide favored Republicans in the midterm elections, but President Donald Trump's approval rating among members of the faith lagged behind, according to a nationwide survey of midterm voters. …
The new data reaffirms Trump's struggle to gain widespread acceptance among Mormons despite the faith's deep-rooted conservative leanings. …
Among Mormon voters in Utah, 76 percent preferred Republican congressional candidates, but only 56 percent said they approved of Trump. …
Trump has struggled since he was a presidential candidate to gain acceptance among Mormons and in Utah, where the mostly Mormon electorate has long been uncomfortabl..
8:00am — Welcome Opening Remarks Ana C. Rold, Diplomatic Courier 8:15am — Keynote Aaron Sherinian, UN Foundation 8:45am — Panel Current Trends in Digital Diplomacy Moderator Clara Dominguez, Voice of America Panelists Yvette Rugasaguhunga, Embassy of Rwanda Jed Shein, Embassy of Israel Sanna Kangasharju, Embassy of Finland Haitham Mussawi, Embassy of United Arab Emirates 9:45am — Panel Constructive Disruption in Diplomacy: Crowdfunding, Impact Investing
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Audience: Open to the Public
Organizer: Center for Media, Data and Society
Building: Nador u. 15
Room: 101 (Quantum Room)
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Monday, February 25, 2019 – 5:30pm
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Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 – 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Who produces misinformation, how and why? How do people perceive misinformation in Brazil, the US, Nigeria, India or Hungary? Is social media part of the problem or the solution? What is the role of regulators, civil society, journalists and corporations in fighting misinformation?
Experts and journalists discuss various aspects of the “misinformation” phenomenon: recent trends, forms of misinformation in different contexts and potential remedies.
Daniel Funke, Poynter InstituteAnita Komuves, Atlatszo.huOren Levine, International Center for JournalistsKrisztina Nagy, Budapest University of Technology an..