Institute of History and International Relations, Southern Federal University, invites undergraduate 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.
Институт истории и международных отношений Южного федерального университета приглашает аспирантов и студентов представить доклад для онлайн-конференции “Невоенные инструменты внешней политики”, которая пройдет с 28 по 29 октября 2021 года.
Discussions at the conference will focus on the following topics:
- 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.)
- Digital technologies in diplomatic practice (innovative approaches in digital diplomacy, new platforms and actors, Western and non-Western cases in digital diplomacy, etc.)
- 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.