Posted on December 1, 2018 by Jed Willard in Past Events
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Are foreign powers working to influence domestic public opinion? Do their approaches differ from political parties? From each other?
Come join Will Stevens, Director of the Public Diplomacy Division, Foreign Service Institute (U.S. Department of State), for a discussion of the practice of public diplomacy, globally, today.
Will will focus on “Adversarial Narratives” and their use by states, non-state actors, and domestic political parties. He’ll also speak about his work training U.S. diplomats to represent the United States in challenging times, American influence around the world, and how public diplomacy intersects with disinformation, social media, and Hybrid/Gray Zone warfare.
Open to the extended Harvard community, including all Harvard schools, alumni, and neighboring universities
This event is part of the “Misinformation Speaker Series,” and is co-sponsored by the Shorens..
Combining the temptation of delicious lobster with the chance to win a coveted Apple Watch, the Canadian Embassy in Beijing turned to social media to promote the North American country’s premium-priced crustacean to potential Chinese buyers. Two lucky netizens who most closely guessed the number of Canadian lobsters sold on May 25 through Tmall.com
Odinaka Anudu, businessday.ng, Apr 22, 2019
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From April 13-18, students of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, gathered for the 2019 Campus Labs Disability Hackathon that seeks to address the challenges and needs of people with disabilities using technology solutions.
Following a five-day boot camp facilitated by three Mandela Washington Fellows —Emeka Ossai (CEO, CampusLabs), Busola Majekodunmi and Tobiloba Ajayi, 26 participating students representing seven teams pitched their ideas before a jury of leading tech leaders and disability inclusion advocates.
The hackathon is supported by a public diplomacy [JB emphasis] grant from the United States Consulate in Lagos.
Speaking on Thursday at the grand finale of the hackaton hosted at the University of Ibadan, Russell Brooks, U.S. consulate public affairs officer lauded the students for working collaboratively to improve accessibility and mobility for people living with disabilities.
Brooks, who also served ..
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PHILADELPHIA, United States, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) — Chinese musicians teamed up with their U.S. counterparts on Tuesday at a special New Year concert in Philadelphia, the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, to mark the 40th anniversary of China-U.S. diplomatic relations.
About 100 musicians from the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) and The Philadelphia Orchestra performed in the first side-by-side Chinese New Year Concert in Philadelphia.
Walter Douglas [JB – see], deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs and public diplomacy [JB emphasis] in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State , said that it is important to have people-to-people ties.
The joint concert by the two orchestras is a good sign of people-to-people cooperation, which dates back to 1973, he said at a reception before the concert.
To mark the unique event, the two orchestras jointly proposed a distinctive east-meets-west program featuring the world premiere of the new..