Call for papers
Deadline Friday, 10 October 2021
Student online conference “Non-military Instruments of Foreign Policy”
28-29 October 2021
Institute of History and International Relations, Southern Federal University, invites graduate and postgraduate students to submit a paper for online conference “Non-military Instruments of Foreign Policy” which will be held from 28 to 29 October 2021. The main aim of the conference is to gather young scholars interested in non-military instruments of foreign policy, such as public diplomacy and nation branding. This event can be a valuable platform for the exchange of ideas among Russian and international students as well as collaborative research networking.
Discussions at the conference will focus on the following topics:
1. Public diplomacy as an instrument of foreign policy (traditional public diplomacy institutions and new public diplomacy, threats and opportunities for public diplomacy in the post-COVID-19 era, experience of small countries in public diplomacy, etc.)
2. Digital technologies in diplomatic practice (innovative approaches in digital diplomacy, new platforms and actors, Western and non-Western cases in digital diplomacy, etc.)
3. The role of nation branding in foreign policy (leadership and nation branding, challenges of nation branding assessment, prospects for city diplomacy, etc.)
Selected papers will be published in a collective volume in 2022. The conference will take place online via Microsoft Teams. The working language is English.