Makarios cultural diplomacy legacy in the republic of Cyprus

  • 22nd February 2019
  • 159 Views
Makarios cultural diplomacy legacy in the republic of Cyprus

Georgia Spanou, tandfonline.com, 21 Feb 2019

Makarios image (not from entry) from
ABSTRACT
The article explores the cultural diplomacy initiatives undertaken by the Republic of Cyprus (RoC) during Makarios presidency (1960–1977) in order to strengthen the state acknowledgement and visibility in the international scenery and promote a nation brand focused mainly on the Hellenocentric aspect of the Greek-Cypriots’ cultural identity. Cyprus, a recently independent state (1960), shaped its cultural diplomacy practices according to the political developments; on the escalation of bi-communal conflicts internally and the international insecurity provoked by the Cold War rhetoric. This paper aims to map certain state cultural initiatives in an attempt to make connections between the internal identity-building process and the external projection of cultural identity and gain a better understanding about how a small-sized state can pursue and project a nation brand abroad by practicing the diplomacy of culture.
KEYWORDS: Cyprus, cultural diplomacy, public diplomacy [JB emphasis], soft power, nation brand, hellenocentric identity […]
Additional information [https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10286632.2019.1578759?scroll=top&needAccess=true]
Author information
Georgia Spanou
Georgia Spanou is graduated in 2016 from Open University of Cyprus (Hellenic Culture Department), where she obtained her PhD with the thesis, Cypriot Arts Festivals: Cultural Policy & Management in Republic of Cyprus from the 1960–2004. She also holds a Master Degree from Goldsmiths College (University of London) in Theatre Education. She currently works as museum educator and cultural consultant in museums and galleries in Cyprus.
Funding
This study was NOT funded by

any funding agency.
Original Article

Please follow and like us:
error

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

RSS BIDD

  • Mobile Consular Service in Hawassa, Ethiopia 11th October 2019
    Approximately, 350 Sri Lankans attended the mobile consular service and the activities of the day included processing of applications for new passports, attestation of documents, police clearance certificates, issues pertaining to lost passports, assistance with regard to employment in Ethiopia, compensation and repatriation related issues of migrant workers and certification of application forms to open […]
  • UK funded project on integrating conventional arms control with conflict prevention gets started 11th October 2019
    Skip to content Simon Cleobury UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament 11th October 2019 Geneva, Switzerland UK funded project on integrating conventional arms control with conflict prevention gets started I am delighted to announce that the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) project that I mentioned in my previous blog on […]

RSS Diplo Portal Belgrade

  • Friday 11th October 2019
    Scientific gathering 13TH SYMPOSIUM OF NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SASA BRANCH IN NIŠ 18 – 19 October Faculty of Technology in Leskovac, 10 a.m. The post Friday appeared first on Diplomatic portal.
  • Gojković Has Series of Bilateral Meetings with Parliament Speakers Taking Part in 141st IPU Assembly in Belgrade 11th October 2019
    The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maja Gojković met today with a number of parliament speakers taking part in the coming 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, 13 to 17 October. Today, Gojković had meetings with the parliament speakers of Seychelles, South Africa, Namibia and the Arab […]

Catalog of Destroyed and Desecrated Churches in Kosovo ( VIDEO )

How Belgrade based diplomats use Digital Diplomacy and Internet 2016

Diplo Portal Belgrade

Please follow and like us:
error

Scroll Up
error

Enjoy this blog? Please spread the word :)