Events Archive



David Ensor

America's Voice: U.S. International Media in the Age of Putin, ISIS and Ebola

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:15pm

At this special event co-sponsored by IPDGC, VOA director David Ensor discussed topics such as the challenges U.S. government-funded media face by the global marketplace, what VOA is doing to reach key audiences, and the changing information appetites around the world. He was interviewed by School of Media and Public Affairs director Frank Sesno.

Public Affairs

What Makes a Good Public Diplomacy Officer and How Can They Improve?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:30pm

Robert Arbuckle, Director of Public Diplomacy training at the State Department's National Foreign Service Institute, discussed recruitment and training for public diplomacy officers in the U.S.

4th Annual Walter Roberts Lecture

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm

In conversation with Frank Sesno, Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs, Ambassador Robert S. Ford discussed the current crises in Syria and Iraq, the Obama Administration's strategy for fighting terrorism in the region, and the role of social media and digital diplomacy in the war against ISIS.

Bruce Gregory @ AFSA

Public Diplomacy Council's First Monday Lunch

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm

Adjunct professor Bruce Gregory discussed his recently-released report,

Public Affairs

Press Officers at U.S. Embassies: Dealing with Foreign Media

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:00pm

How do Public Affairs Officers of the Foreign Service deal with foreign press while posted at an Embassy?

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