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Reimag and Kantine

A little one to emphasize a new research project funded by the Academy of Finland: “Reimag“, for Reimagining Futures in the European North at the End of the Cold War. The goal of the project is to explore the systemic … Continue reading

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…and the AABS/SASS 2013 conference at Yale University.

  The common conference of two American learned societies, the SASS and the AABS, will take place next march in Yale University. Amongst the themes developed during this conference, one is particularly relevant to my current research: Public diplomacy in … Continue reading

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Diplomacy, more diplomacy…

Two things here. . The conference on “Public Diplomacy in Context” has come and gone. It was a pleasure and an honor to get so many excellent scholars and specialists in the field gathered in Helsinki and Turku. If you … Continue reading

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Suomen ”kansallinen tiedottaminen” sortovuosista maabrändikomiteaan, kesk. 09.01.2013, 12.00-14.00

Suomi muuttuvassa maailmassa-kurssin opiskelijoille: tässä luentoni slidit. https://www.dropbox.com/s/9xj83z92ggxtduz/Julk%20diplo%20Suomessa.ppt Samasta aiheesta vähän luettavaa: Arndt, R. T. (2005). The First Resort of Kings: American Cultural Diplomacy in the 20th century. Washington DC: Potomac Books. Bátora, J. (2005). Public Diplomacy in Small and … Continue reading

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What do they think of us?

Storytime again: Someday a Finn, a French, and a German saw an elephant while walking in the African savannah. The French went on to think about the amount of meat he could get out of the beast, and how delicious … Continue reading

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Public Diplomacy in Context – conference in Helsinki and Turku, April 2013

Just a quick post to talk about a conference we will organize with colleagues in Helsinki and Turku. The Call for contributions came out, here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8w2xl2uo9arii55/Call%20for%20papers_Pub_Diplo.doc There is also a blog, where information will be given and papers will be … Continue reading

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Propaganda, Soft Power, and Frank Miller

I don’t like Frank Miller. Or more precisely, I don’t like Frank Miller anymore. I read and liked the first installments of Sin City, for two reasons: the drawing, which I found inspired, impressionistic, interesting, and the twisted, rough narration, … Continue reading

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