First Monday Forum
August 2, 2021
12:00 pm EDT
Canadian Public Diplomacy
What next for Canadian public diplomacy? Join the Public Diplomacy Council, Public Diplomacy Association of America, and USC’s Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy for a panel discussion to mark the publication, edited by Nicholas J. Cull and Michael Hawes entitled Canada’s Public Diplomacy (Palgrave 2021).
Dr. Michael Hawes, CEO of Fulbright Canada, an authority on the power of exchanges.
Professor Sarah E. K. Smith, Assistant Professor of Communications, Carleton University and expert in cultural diplomacy.
Dr. Mark Kirstmanson, Consultant and former CEO of National Capital Commission, and an expert on city diplomacy.
PDC Board member Nick Cull, Professor of Public Diplomacy, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, will moderate this session.
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Mid-month PD Monitoring Forum
August 18, 2021
12:00 pm EDT
China’s Public Diplomacy Operations
China is using online technologies that include bots to amplify the voices of Chinese diplomats online. The authors of a new study will discuss the implications and challenges of China’s online public diplomacy and propaganda.
Marcel Schliebs, Ph.D. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and a researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project
Hannah Bailey, Ph.D. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute and a researcher at the Computational Propaganda Project
Orville Schell, Director, Center on U.S.-China Relations, Asia Society (Discussant)
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