By Stephanie on 22 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars inShare Internet governance (IG) developments in 2013 confirmed vividly the old saying that it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. Who could have predicted the Snowden revelations that have substantially affected global digital politics? It is a goodREAD MORE
Measuring the impact of e-Diplomacy social media tools like Twitter or Facebook is a notoriously contested area. On the one hand, there is a friendly crowd of free-services, such as Klout.com that purport to tell me precisely how signficant (or, mostly, insignificant) I am on the web. On the other there is a constantly renewingREAD MORE
For the first session the keynote speaker, Kent Calder, was joined by Lily Gardner Feldman, senior fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, and Watanabe Yasushi, professor in the faculty of environment and information studies at Keiō University. From Enmity to Amity Feldman, a specialist on German foreign policy and international reconciliation, remarkedREAD MORE
Our round-up of news, notes, tips, and Tweets exhibiting how public diplomacy affects the world each and every day. Ambassador Victor H. Ashe posted his four proposals for reforming the BBG. As a former three year Board member, I fully agree with Secretary Clinton’s criticisms. The BBG suffers from a lack of focus, insufficient accountabilityREAD MORE
European Journal of International Relations; original article contains more links
International misrecognition: The politics of humour and national identity in Israel’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis]
Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Alexei Tsinovoi [JB: link to this name does not lead to his bio/accomplishments] First Published January 19, 2018 Research Article
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Recognition, or the lack of it, is a central concern in International Relations. However, how states cope with international misrecognition has so far not been thoroughly explored in International Relations scholarship. To address this, the article presents a theoretical framework for understanding international misrecognition by drawing on discursive and psychoanalytical theories of collective identity formation and humour studies. The article conceptualises international misrecognition as a gap between the dominant narr..
ideasforeurope.eu; original article contains links and a “viteo” [JB sic]”; see also
The main policy papers presented during the conference Local Actions in a Global Context: ”Paradiplomacy by Subnational Jurisdictions” in Svalbard are collected in this publication.
The authors: Günther Dauwen, Adam Grydehøj, Linda Fabiani, Jordi Solé, Lorena Lopez de Lacalle and Maria Ackrén considered how sub-state jurisdictions (towns, cities, counties, and regions) and other non-state actors use paradiplomacy to seek influence beyond their borders.
As globalisation reduces the ability of national governments to independently implement effective policies, sub-state jurisdictions are finding that sovereignty is no longer essential for entrance to the global stage. Local governments are using paradiplomacy and informal diplomacy to promote their interests internationally in areas like trade, culture, tourism, politics, and environment.
This publication is financially supported by the European Parliam..