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[26/09/2019] Digital Diplomacy training

posted 23 Sep 2019, 22:31 by FSP UB   [ updated 24 Sep 2019, 04:12 ]


The professional MA program in International Public Affairs 
The Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies 
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest

invite the interested public

Thursday, 26th of September 2019, 16:00
Hall P4 (59, Calea Plevnei)

to a special training on 

CURRENT ISSUES IN 
DIGITAL DIPLOMACY 
with
Corneliu BJOLA
University of Oxford

Part I
Digital Disinformation: The Blind Spot of International Organisations? 
Assessing the impact of digital disinformation on international organisations

Part II
Diplomacy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Evolution or Revolution? 
Exploring how artificial intelligence can be used in diplomatic activities




Corneliu BJOLA is Associate Professor in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Oxford. He received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 2007 and was a research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2000), Visiting Fellow at the Australian Defense Force Academy (2012) and China Foreign Affairs University (2016). Bjola's research interests lie at the intersection of diplomatic studies, negotiation theory, international ethics, and crisis management. His current research focuses on the structural and normative conditions by which digital technologies inform, regulate, and constrain foreign policy. He has authored or edited five books, including the recent co-edited volumes on Countering Online Propaganda and Violent Extremism: The Dark Side of Digital Diplomacy (Routledge 2018, with J. Pamment), Secret Diplomacy: Concepts, Contexts and Cases (Routledge, 2016 with S. Murray) and Digital Diplomacy: Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2015 with M. Holmes). His work has been published in the European Journal of International Relations, Global Affairs, International Negotiation, Review of International Studies, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, Global Policy, Journal of Global Ethics and The Hague Journal of Diplomacy. Bjola is Co-Editor of the book series on “New Diplomatic Studies” with Routledge and Editor-in-Chief of the new journal Diplomacy and Foreign Policy with Brill. 

Event organized with the support of a UEFISCDI grant (PN-III-P1-1.1-MCD-2019-0054) by the Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest (FSPUB), within its Digital Diplomacy Lab initiative and as part of the professional training for the faculty’s MA program in International Public Affairs in English (MIPA).


The event takes place in English and it was designed for students of the MIPA program. FSPUB or UB students specializing in digital affairs may also attend. 


Due to the limited availability of seats, advance registration in the form below is mandatory for all those who wish to attend.