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COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL FORME(S) DE LA DIPLOMATIE, Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès, 12-13th June 2014

The International Seminar on Forms of Diplomacy organized by the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès approaches. That’s one I would have liked to attend. Oh well… For those of you in the vicinity of Toulouse mid-June, here is the conference blog: … Continue reading

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Integration and Diplomacy – conference at the Firenze EUI…

Quickly, again, two small things. One is the following workshop: INTEGRATION & DIPLOMACY Organized by European Integration History Working Group – EUI-HEC Tuesday 19th November 2013, European University Institute Seminar Room 3 – Badia Fiesolana (09:00 – 13:00) ‘The Diplomat’ … Continue reading

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Diplomatic lives in and around Finland: Arthur J. Collingsworth, Yuri Deryabin, Krister Wahlbäck

This summer saw the death in close succession of three retired diplomats who had been in contact with Finland during the Cold War: Arthur Collingsworth, Yuri Deryabin, and Krister Wahlbäck. All three showed, at different stages, with different reasons and … Continue reading

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Music and Diplomacy / Modern Diplomats…

Once again, two straws in the wind – this time, two calls for papers I received through H-Diplo. . First, the conference Splendid Encounters: Diplomats and Diplomacy in Europe, 1500-1750. Premodern diplomacy is an interesting counterpart to the History of … Continue reading

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Diplomatic networks / French European policy…

A quick one, in two parts: . Kenneth Weisbrode put up a reformulated version of his open letter to SHAFR on our New Diplomatic History blog: http://toynbeeprize.org/the-task-ahead/ Money quote: This is the root of the call now for a new … Continue reading

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Visualize and quantify diplomatic networks?

I just read this blogpost [fr.] by Martin Grandjean on the use of basic quantitative methods to organize data related to networks. Grandjean took as an example a series of Franco-German academic meetings in Davos during the 1920s-1930s, and applied … Continue reading

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Wikileaks

In 2010-2011, Wikileaks was going to change everything: diplomacy, journalism, politics, etc. Since then, we have had some time to evaluate the effect and nature of Julian Assange’s operation.  This recent article in Foreign Policy, by Joshua Keating, reminds us … Continue reading

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