Conference: Cold War Public Diplomacy: The Power of Culture

Friday, December 11, 2015
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
302 Hamilton Hall

Please join the Harriman Institute and the European Institute for an all-day student conference on Cold War Public Diplomacy.

The conference is part of the European Institute's initiative on cultural power in international relations and organized by Victoria Phillips, Department of History, Columbia University. Victoria Phillips specializes in cold war history, cultural diplomacy, and international relations. She is completing her book, The Dance of American Diplomacy, which investigates modern dancer Martha Graham’s State Department tours between 1955 and 1987.

Panels include "World leaders and Propaganda," "Soft Power?" "The Performance of Cultural Exchange," and "Broadcasting 'Truth,'" with many papers focusing on US-USSR relations.

The complete program can be accessed here.