In this episode of The #DigitalDiplomacy Podcast we talk to Matthias Erlandsen, journalist and PhD student of Communication Sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and one of the editors of a recent book on digital public diplomacy [JB emphasis] in Latin America. In the interview, Matt talks about the findings in the book and gives us a lot of examples of different diplomatic uses of digital tools in the countries in the region. You can follow Matt on Twitter as @matterlandsen. You can download the book on digital public diplomacy in Latin America (in Spanish), that he co-edited with Daniel Aguirre and Miguel Ángel López, for free here: http://libros.uchile.cl/720. Also, you can find an article on the topic of digital public diplomacy in Latin America (In Spanish and English) that Matt recently co-wrote with Daniel Aguirre Azócar for the Mexican Journal of Foreign Relations (RMPE, May-August 2018), here: https://revistadigital.sre.gob.mx/ – filled with many other interesting articles. Thank you for listening to this episode! If you liked it, please share it with others that you think could be interested. And please give us a review on iTunes or Soundcloud, so that we can start getting traction and reach many more people around the world who are interested in the world of diplomacy and international relations in the 21st Century. We’ll be back soon with more interviews with interesting perspectives on the way diplomacy is changing, evolving, and adapting to the disruptive changes our societies and international relations are undergoing these years. The #DigitalDiplomacy Podcast is produced by the Embassy of Denmark in Spain. It is edited and hosted by Communications Officer Mikkel Larsen. Music by Bebeto, “Ambient Loop” ((CC) / https://freesound.org/people/bebeto/sounds/554/ ).
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