Announcing Summer Institute Class of 2016, New PD Interest Group, Video Highlights from Tokyo Forum + More
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CPD Announces Summer Institute Class of 2016
The Summer Institute is the most comprehensive, cutting-edge professional training program of its kind. 2016 is poised to be our most remarkable program yet.More
PD Interest Group Established
There is growing academic interest in public diplomacy.Alina Dolea reflects on the creation of a new PD interest group within the International Communication Association, the world's largest academic association for communication scholars. More
CPD Advisory Board Member to Speak at Beijing Summit
CPD Advisory board member, Dr. Jerrold D. Green, will participate in the June 19 summit in Beijing: "Promoting China-US Public Diplomacy and Enhancing Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation." More
A Princeton PhD, was a US diplomat for over 20 years, mostly in Eastern Europe, and was promoted to the Senior Foreign Service in 1997. For the Open World Leadership Center, he speaks with
its delegates from Europe/Eurasia on the topic, "E Pluribus Unum? What Keeps the United States United" (http://johnbrownnotesandessays.blogspot.com/2017/03/notes-and-references-for-discussion-e.html). Affiliated with Georgetown University for over ten years, he shares ideas with students about public diplomacy.
The papers of his deceased father -- poet and diplomat John L. Brown -- are stored at Georgetown University Special Collections at the Lauinger Library. They are manuscript materials valuable to scholars interested in post-WWII U.S.-European cultural relations.
This blog is dedicated to him, Dr. John L. Brown, a remarkable linguist/humanist who wrote in the Foreign Service Journal (1964) -- years before "soft power" was ever coined -- that "The CAO [Cultural Affairs Officer] soon comes to realize that his job is really a form of love-making and that making love is never really successful unless both partners are participating."