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last update 29/01/02

Stefano Baldi


See Also the section Projects for information concerning "Information Technology and Diplomacy"

See Also Publications for online articles and my suggested list of Books for diplomats

Reading - BooksDiplomatic Studies - Other Resources


READING ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

yellowba.gif (324 byte) Selected Sources for Studies and Analyses in International Affairs (Research Institutes)

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Other reading

yellowba.gif (324 byte) The clash of civilizations by Samuel P. Huntington
 (Foreign Affairs. Summer 1993, v72, n3)

 

BOOKS

Reviews of Recent Books in the field of diplomacy - by Prof. G.R. Berridge - Universit of Leicester. The page contains short reviews of books of particular interest to students of diplomacy.

Recommended Reading for diplomats (by Electronic Embassy) - The books listed provide excellent reading on issues of diplomacy and other aspects of international affairs, as well as the advent of new information technologies in their conduct. Where possible, links have been provided to the books' entries on Amazon.com.

Jovan Kurbalija (editor), Modern Diplomacy (1998) . - "Modern Diplomacy" is a collection of papers and discussions presented at the International
Conference on Information Technology and Diplomacy (May 1997) and the International Conference on Modern Diplomacy, (February1998)
. The contributors are professors, diplomats and official involved in international relations coming from a wide variety of countries.

Oscar Hernandez, Diplomacia Creativa (1995, Miro Popic Editor C.A., Caracas - Analis y reflexiones sobre Venezuela, sus Relaciones Internacionale, el Caribe y el Comercio Internacional.

 

 

DIPLOMATIC STUDIES

  • Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies - Malta -
    The Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies was
    established in 1990 as a joint undertaking between the University of Malta and Geneva’s Graduate Institute of International Studies, Switzerland. The latter has been active for many years in the field of training diplomats, running its own training programmes, specializing in multilateral diplomacy and international security.

  • The Graduate Institute of international studies -   Geneva
    The Graduate Institute of International Studies, founded in 1927, is devoted to teaching and scientific research in contemporary international relations. Fields of study include Law, Economics, International History and Politics, and Political Science.
  • The Centre for the Study of Diplomacy - Leicester (UK)
    The Centre for the Study of Diplomacy is a component part of the Department of Politics, University of Leicester. Diplomatic studies has for many years been an important element in teaching and research at Leicester.  Teaching on diplomacy was introduced in the early 1980s. In October 1990 the MA in Diplomatic Studies was inaugurated.
  • Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service - Georgetown University (USA) - The mission of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service is to educate and prepare students for careers in international affairs--in government, international organizations and the private sector. Established in 1919, the School is the largest such institution in the world, and the oldest in the United States. It conducts an undergraduate program for 1,400 students and graduate programs to the Master's level for 550 students.
  • The Fletcher School of Law and diplomacy - Tufts University, Massachusetts (USA) - The primary aim of The Fletcher School is the same as it was when conceived by its founders: to offer a broad program of professional education in international relations to a select group of graduate students committed to maintaining the stability and prosperity of a complex, challenging, and increasingly global society.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

International Affairs Resources - International Affairs Network - Pittsburgh (USA) -The International Affairs Network (IAN) is a project designed to enhance the institutional capacity of schools of International Affairs in East and Central Europe. It is a collaborative venture involving the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and its International Management Development Institute (IMDI), the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), and carefully selected institutions in the region. The project is funded by a grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts.

War, Peace and Security Guide - Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces College - This site contains links related to Armed forces of the world, Contemporary conflicts, International organizations, International relations, Military art and science,
Military biography, Military history, Peace and disarmament.


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