[28-29/09/2016 - Guest lectures & debates] The Ethics of Digital Diplomacy / Digital Diplomacy and Best Practices (Corneliu BJOLA, University of Oxford)

posted 24 Sept 2016, 00:01 by FSP UB   [ updated 26 Sept 2016, 12:48 ]
The Centre for International Cooperation and Development Studies (IDC) 
of the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Bucharest 
invites the interested public 

to the guest lectures and debates 

Corneliu BJOLA 
University of Oxford 

 28 September 2016, 10:00-12:30   
Room P.P. Negulescu 
(8, Spiru Haret st, groundfloor)  

 29 September 2016, 10:00-12:30  
Room P.P. Negulescu 
(8, Spiru Haret st, groundfloor)  

Public events (within the limit of available seats), moderated, in English, approx. 2h. Please register here.

The interactive lectures are dedicated to students and scholars of international relations but also to diplomacy practitioners from embassies, cultural institutes and other (inter)governmental organizations which use or need to use digital instruments and social networks to reach their audience. 

The talks will be followed by a masterclass on digital diplomacy for students of the University of Bucharest.

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 Secret Diplomacy: Concepts, Contexts and Cases (Routledge, 2015 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. 

Events supported by a mobility project of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P1-1.1 MCT-2016-0026.