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Sum up of Week 2

This video reviews the achievements of Week 2. We hope you liked this second week and we hope to read your feedback!

NGOs and global cultural citizenship

NGOs are increasingly recognised as key actors in cultural cooperation, both in bilateral and in multilateral frameworks, as they bring knowledge from the ground. The expression Non Governmental Organisation is …

Addressing global issues through art

As we explained last week, international cultural relations can happen at the individual scale, without involving any form of public strategy. Let us look at how individuals can develop cultural …

Franchising higher education

This video explores the rise of private logics in the conduct of international cultural relations, with a focus on the transformation of the global higher education system.

The case of Wanda in China

The global movie industry has become a field of confrontation in which nations compete, not only for a question of economic growth, but also for pride and influence. But how …

Cities as cultural diplomacy actors

How did cities emerge as diplomatic actors? This video explains the domains of intervention of cities in international relations and the role of culture.

The case of Francophonie

Several international organisations promote international cooperation on the basis of a common language. This video looks at the case of the International Organisation of La Francophonie. Share your thoughts: Do …

The case of UNESCO

JP Singh, from the University of Edinburgh, explains what UNESCO brought to the practice of cultural diplomacy

Sum up of Week 1

The objective of this week was to give an overview of the concepts to address cultural diplomacy and the questions they raise with regards to the theory and practice of …

What are transnational cultural relations?

In the previous step, we have explored the notion of international cultural relations. While “international” refers to relations between separate nations, the notion of “transnational” has been introduced to reflect …