Diplomatic Studies Roundtable Series



The continuing Diplomatic Studies Roundtable series:

 First Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Diplomatic Dissent,” with John Brady Kiesling, former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, September 20, 2006.

 Second Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “France and the U.S. Together in a Transformed World,” with Ambassador Jean-David Levitte, Ambassador of France to the United States, October 16, 2006.

 Third Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Public Diplomacy:  Its New Variety—From Exchange Programs to Web Chats,” with Janet Garvey, Deputy Coordinator, Bureau of International Information Systems, U.S. Department of State, February 5, 2007.

 Fourth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “The Changing Austrian Diplomatic Tradition,” with Ambassador Eva Nowotny, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the United States, February 22, 2007.

 Fifth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Shunning!  Non-engagement versus Universality of Relations,” with Ambassador Barbara Bodine, Robert Wilhelm Fellow, MIT Center for International Studies, April 18, 2007.

 Sixth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Enlargement Diplomacy,” with Dr. Timo Summa, Fellow, Fellows Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, and Director, Enlargement Directorate-General, European Commission, November 20, 2007.

 Seventh Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “British Public Diplomacy:  The Brokered Relationship between Spokespeople, Government and the Media,” with Nick Allan, Press Secretary and Head of News, British Embassy, Washington, D.C., February 25, 2008.

Eighth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Diplomacy and Transition,” with Ambassador Carlos Robles Fraga, Consul General of Spain in Boston, April 4, 2008.

Ninth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “‘Expeditionary Diplomacy’ in the Panjshir Valley,” with Bennett Lowenthal, U.S. Department of State Fellow at the Fletcher School, 2007-2008, previously Director of the Provincial Reconstruction Team, Panjshir Province, Afghanistan, October 6, 2008.

Tenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Diplomacy in Vienna,” with Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hanspeter Neuhold, University of Vienna and Diplomatische Akademie Wien, April 21, 2009.

Eleventh Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Sub-State Diplomacy:  The Case of Scotland,” with Lisa Vickers, U.S. Department of State Fellow at the Fletcher School, 2009-2010, previously Principal Officer and Consul at the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh, October 27, 2009.

Twelfth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Public Diplomacy at Home,” with Mark McDowell, Director, Public Diplomacy and Domestic Outreach, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Canada, November 16, 2009.

Thirteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Innovation Diplomacy,” with Pascal Marmier, Director of Swissnex/Consul of Switzerland, Boston, and Christoph Ebell, Science and Technology Counselor, Embassy of Switzerland, Washington, D.C., December 3, 2009.

Fourteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “The New Arctic Circle,” with Elizabeth Deheza (Diplomatische Akademie Wien M.A.I.S. cand.), Elisa Burchert (Ph.D. cand., University of Heidelberg, and visiting scholar, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University), and Andreea Zugrava (Fletcher School M.A.L.D. cand.), February 8, 2010.

Fifteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Diplomacy and Global Governance,” with Dr. Thomas Nowotny, former Austrian diplomat and author of Diplomacy and Global Governance:  Service in an Age of Worldwide Interdependence (2011), October 7, 2011.

Sixteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Building up Diplomacy from Scratch:  Problems, Challenges and Opportunities in Creating a New Diplomatic Service,” with Professor Alisher Faizullaev, Fulbright Scholar at the Fletcher School, Fall 2011, and former Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, the European Union, and NATO, November 4, 2011.

Seventeenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Achieving Unity in the International Community,” with Richard Wright, Director, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Representative Office, New York, and previously Director for Conflict Prevention and Security Policy, European External Action Service (EEAS), Brussels, March 2, 2012.

Eighteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “Diplomatic Coordination:  The Management of U.S. Relations with Cuba,” with Peter M. Brennan, Coordinator for Cuban Affairs, United States Department of State, April 6, 2012.

Nineteenth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable, “The ‘Art of the Impossible’:  The Extraordinary Diplomacy of Philip Habib,” with John Boykin, author of Cursed Is the Peacemaker:  The American Diplomat Versus the Israeli General, Beirut 1982 (2002), April 18, 2012.