Author(s): Advisory Committee on Cultural Diplomacy at the U.S. Department of State
Date of Publication: Aug 31, 2005

A U.S. Department of State's research report that articulates the justifications for international cultural diplomacy.

Author(s): Christopher Madden
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2005

This article explores the possible impacts the large number of cultural policy networks could have on cultural policy research and cultural policymaking.

Author(s): Siegel, Beth; Kane, Michael; Becker, Beate; with Dimitrova, Ralitsa; Latner, Jonathan; Meneray, Gene; Nathan, Jeanne; Kristjanson, Zopari
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

This report defines and analyzes Louisianas cultural economy and recommends strategies through which it can be developed.

Author(s): Korza, Pam and Schaffer Bacon, Barbara
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2005

Cultural Perspectives in Civic Dialogue shares the efforts of cultural organizers who are skilled in working deeply within and across cultures to understand important cultural considerations in arts-based civic dialogue work. Their endeavors illuminate how cultural norms mediate public space and participation, as well as how the choices regarding art forms and dialogue approaches can support or discourage civic participation of various cultural groups. In the King Kamehameha I Statue Conservation Project, rural Hawai’ian residents deliberated how best to conserve a

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: Jul 01, 2004

Attitudes towards the United States as a country and Americans as a people are more negative in early 2004 than in 2002 and close to all time lows.The decline in positive attitudes towards the United States and Americans is both palpable and contrary to national security. This negative view is more pronounced in attitudes towards us as a country (related to U.S. policies) than as a people (related to American values and culture). Still, as a people, while reduced majorities in Europe remain positive towards us, this is not so in Muslim countries. Majorities in those countries hold

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: May 01, 2004

"......the ART in Embassies Program and the Center for Arts & Culture -- a Washington, DC-based, nonpartisan, cultural policy think tank -- organized a panel discussion, Art as Diplomacy: 21st Century Challenges, which addressed the impacts of cultural exchange and how to effectively incorporate the arts and culture in current U.S. government public diplomacy efforts." [p. 2]

Author(s): Center for Arts and Culture
Date of Publication: Nov 01, 2003

The portrayal overseas of American democracy, values and culture is at an all-time low. According to one poll after another, perceptions around the world about America continue to sink.

Author(s): Pickering, Ted
Date of Publication: Apr 30, 2003

Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University and the Center for Arts and Culture held a Meeting on Cultural Diplomacy on April 30, 2003 in Washington, DC. This is a transcript of the introductory speech entitled “Cultural Diplomacy Best Practices” presented by Thomas Pickering.

Author(s): Wyszomirski, Ph.D., Margaret J.; Burgess, Christoper; and Peila, Catherine
Date of Publication: Apr 01, 2003

Diplomatic historian Frank Ninkovich observed that public diplomacy is “the promotion or communication between peoples as opposed to governments…” and is designed to “build agreement based on common values.” (Ninkovich, 1996, p. 3) As expressed in the motto of the former United States Information Agency, the aim of public and cultural diplomacy efforts is “telling America’s story to the world.” Public diplomacy is a two-way communication process that includes both efforts to project a nation’s image and values to other countries and

Author(s): National Arts Journalism Program
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2003

Arts & Minds: A Conference on Cultural Diplomacy amid Global Tensions, held on April 14-15, 2003 at Columbia University, put a spotlight on cultural diplomacy's history, viability, and prospects.