When science fiction literature becomes reality: this is a topic we all love to hear about. Oftentimes, it’s about the technology in shows like the Jetsons or Star Trek or the state of society, like in 1984. 614 more words
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The closer I am approaching the writing phase in my PhD, the more I think about how my understanding of my research topic has changed over this past 2,5 years . 915 more words
I had my coffee outside this morning because I could (I live in Manchester). It was relaxing and I enjoyed the dry, outside feeling. I checked Facebook who suggested I watch this video: 202 more words
The events unfolded at the 3rd summit of the Americas is more reminiscent of a war zone, rather than the intended peaceful protests. In a lot of instances, transgressive actions were mistaken for provocative actions, leading police to deploy repressive and dominating tactics using less than lethal force, such as tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper sprays, along with others. 825 more words
Discussions of public diplomacy have frequently broken the activity down into three elements; information, education and culture and international broadcasting.
But…if we look around at what public diplomacy/cultural relations organizations actually do there’s a sizeable chunk of work that would be better labelled as concerned with governance. 386 more words