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Whereas recent scholarship has analyzed and theorized the practice of public diplomacy in modern international relations, early modern diplomacy is still often thought of in terms of peer-to-peer interaction and secrecy.

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Organised by dr. Helmer Helmers
Date 11 October 2016
Time 15:30 - 17:00

This paper will argue, by contrast, that public diplomacy was very much an early modern invention, when print and public performance were crucial diplomatic tools. Focusing on the crucial case of the Dutch Republic, where the practice flourished, it will examine how, when and why 'media diplomats' managed Dutch international relationships by communicating with publics rather than peers.

Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis
Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis

Kloveniersburgwal 48
1012 CX Amsterdam