The Digitalization of Public Diplomacy

  • Ilan Manor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 353-356

About this book


This book addresses how digitalization has influenced the institutions, practitioners and audiences of diplomacy. Throughout, the author argues that terms such as ‘digitalized public diplomacy’ or ‘digital public diplomacy’ are misleading, as they suggest that Ministries of Foreign Affairs (MFAs) are either digital or non-digital, when in fact digitalization should be conceptualized as a long-term process in which the values, norms, working procedures and goals of public diplomacy are challenged and re-defined. Subsequently, through case study examination, this book also argues that different MFAs are at different stages of the digitalization process. By adopting the term ‘the digitalization of public diplomacy’, this book will offer a new conceptual framework for investigating the impact of digitalization on the practice of public diplomacy.

Ilan Manor is Researcher at the University of Oxford, UK, studying the use of digital diplomacy in times of crisis. 


public diplomacy digitalization dialogic engagement selfie diplomacy digital tools net diplomacy MFAs embassies

Authors and affiliations

  • Ilan Manor
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  1. 1.Department of International DevelopmentUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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