Soft Power

The G7 in a Modern Era: A Necessary Repurposing?

In this piece, Angus Lee traces the conception and early functions of the G7 and compares it to its modern existence. He argues that it still retains a unique position in international affairs and explores its advantages and the ways it can be better utilised. 

This June, Germany will host the 48th[1] G7 summit at Schloss Elmau in Bavaria. The […]

April 6th, 2022|Featured|0 Comments|

An Old Frontier: What Cold War Women Can Tell Us About Global Health and Vaccine Diplomacy

In this post, Alex Penler explores the role of American diplomatic wives in historical U.S. global health and vaccine efforts. She argues that these initiatives are important manifestations of U.S. public diplomacy that can create strong ties between the United States and peoples around the world. 


Over the past few weeks, as pharmaceutical companies produce increasing numbers of COVID-19 vaccines, […]