Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The topic: A New Look at 1970’s Diplomacy: A discussion of the recently released Carter Administration’s papers on public diplomacy, which were released on June 8.

Public Diplomacy Council

7:52 PM (1 hour ago)
RSOVP to MS Burke
Good Evening Friends and Colleagues,

The next First Monday lunch forum will actually take place on the second Monday of the month, September 12, 12pm noon, at AFSA, 2101 E Street, NW [afsa.org].

Speakers: Kristin Ahlberg, Historian for the U.S. Department of State; Nicholas J. Cull, Professor of Diplomacy and Director of Masters of Public Diplomacy Program at USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism; and Adam Howard, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University. The forum will be moderated by John Brown, Editor of John Brown’s Public Diplomacy Press and Blog Review.

For those of you who missed last month’s lunch forum with Edward Schumacher-Matos, Director of the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at Tufts University’s Fletcher School, video of his remarks are posted at https://www.c-span.org/video/?413402-1/edward-schumachermatos-discusses-future-public-diplomacy

Also, below are several events and news items that may be of interest to you:

Tue 8/23 4-6 p.m. Screening and discussion: "American Umpire" documentary on US international role. Details and RSVP:http://www.cato.org/events/american-umpire 

Wed 8/24 10 a.m. Discussion of democracy, governance and project implementation in Egypt, with Dr. Khaled Zakaria Amin, Senior Advisor for Policy and Planning for AECOM's USAID/Egypt-funded Effective Planning and Services Project  Details and RSVP: http://www.sidw.org/event-details/255

Thu 8/25 6:30-8 p.m. Global health diplomacy, with Jimmy Kolker, Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services

Mon 8/29 10 a.m. Development of social entrepreneurship in France, Italy, the UK, and the USA Details and RSVP: http://guevents.georgetown.edu/event/social_enterprises_in_europe_and_the_usa

1. There was a huge turnout for the Aug. 1 forum. Those who could not be with us can see C-Span's TV coverage available on demand at https://www.c-span.org/video/?413402-1/edward-schumachermatos-discusses-future-public-diplomacy

2. South Korea has formed a Public Diplomacy Council. Should we now be the Public Diplomacy Council of the U.S.? Details: http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2016/08/02/34/0301000000AEN20160802011800315F.html

Best Regards,

Alma Burke 
PDC Fellow

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