Public Diplomacy

Five Eyes and the perils of an asymmetric alliance

Five Eyes is the oldest and most prominent intelligence alliance in the world. But does Australia’s membership in the alliance expose it to undue influence… Read More

Storytelling, soft power and the craft of public diplomacy

Last month, Griffith Asia Institute invited one of Australia’s emerging artists: musician, singer and songwriter Marcus Corowa, to launch the Roundtable on Soft Power… Read More

Watch this space: the Pacific’s great ocean states

It is now widely accepted that the 21st century will be a ‘Pacific Century’ for global geopolitics, with the Pacific Ocean providing the stage1. Read More

Insights on soft power: Dialogue on emerging trends in the Indo-Pacific

The Griffith Asia Institute, in partnership with DFAT and the Korea Foundation, convened an international dialogue on soft power and public diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific… Read More

Soft Power in the Indo-Pacific: Emerging models and themes

What are the challenges and opportunities facing soft power in the 21st Century? How do these translate in the diverse and dynamic Indo-Pacific? Can public… Read More

Public diplomacy in the Pacific

When the United States or any other Western country embraces a “pivot to Asia” as a central element of its foreign policy, it must be… Read More

Soft power takes a central role in modern Indo-Pacific

Whether it is political systems, cultural values, primary languages or predominate religions, the Indo-Pacific region is a global neighbourhood where common ground can be tantalisingly… Read More