De-Centring Science Diplomacy: Cases from Asia Mini-Workshops

Mini-Workshop 1 (22 January 2021) Presenters: Jaehwan Hyun, ‘“A National Park in the Demilitarized Zone”: Victory over Communism Diplomacy and Nature Conservation in Cold War South Korea, 1961-1973’ Yue Liang, ‘Technology Diplomacy in Early Communist China: Visiting the Jingjiang Flood Diversion Project in 1952’ Shawn Liu, ‘Diplomacy and Meteorology: China, Japan, and the Dispute overContinue reading “De-Centring Science Diplomacy: Cases from Asia Mini-Workshops”

Science Diplomacy: Global Online Workshop Programme

Organized by the DHST Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy 23 July 2020 (NB: The schedule is based on the British Summer Time [BST], not GMT) 9:00-9:45am – Science Diplomacy Commission AGM: Morning Session Topics for Discussion: introduction, updates, scholarly outputs, globalising and diversifying the commission 10:00-11:00am – Panel 1: Cooperation or Competition? Nationhood andContinue reading “Science Diplomacy: Global Online Workshop Programme”

Update: ‘Asia in Histories of Science Diplomacy’ Conference

In light of current uncertainties and travel restrictions relating to the global spread of COVID-19, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone the ‘Asia in Histories of Science Diplomacy’ conference. We are currently working on alternative arrangements for holding it at a later date and will provide further information once it becomes available.

Diplomats in Science Diplomacy: Promoting Scientific and Technological Collaboration in International Relations

Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark19-20 July 2019 Day 1 Session 1: Science Diplomacy and Geopolitical Influence ● Molly Silk (University of Manchester, Manchester, UK) “China’s Space Programme as a Tool of Diplomatic Influence.” ● Doubravka Olšáková (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic), “A Matter of Politeness: The Role of Soviet Ambassadors and ‘System Checks’Continue reading “Diplomats in Science Diplomacy: Promoting Scientific and Technological Collaboration in International Relations”

Workshop: Science Diplomacy: Themes and Case Studies

Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester, UK9 February 2018 In recent years a number of scholars from international relations studies and science and technology studies have started to explore the relevance of “science diplomacy” to both international affairs and 20th century scientific collaborations. This attention has seen prominentContinue reading “Workshop: Science Diplomacy: Themes and Case Studies”