We are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking lecture that promises to unravel the world of digital diplomacy in the shape of short-video platforms. Join us for an insightful exploration led by Andreas Sandre, an esteemed author and researcher in this field.

Date: 19 December, 2023
Time: 15:00 – 16:00 CET

About Andreas Sandre: Andreas Sandre is the author of “Digital Diplomacy: Conversations on Innovation in Foreign Policy” (Rowman & Littlefield, January 2015) and “Twitter for Diplomats” (DiploFoundation, February 2013). His research on TikTok will be featured in the upcoming “Oxford Handbook on Digital Diplomacy” (Oxford University Press, 2023). Andreas is a Press and Public Affairs Officer at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. He was previously at the Italian Mission to the United Nations in New York. Andreas has contributed articles to the Huffington Post, the Global Policy Journal, and other publications. He has spoken at numerous international events, including TEDxStockholm and Mashable Digital Beltway in Washington, DC, focusing on social media and technology for good, digital diplomacy, digital communications strategies, and technology policy.

Key Themes to be Explored: The session will delve into the phenomenon of TikTok-ification in digital diplomacy, shedding light on its role, case studies, challenges, and future trends. Short-video platforms have witnessed an unprecedented surge in popularity among diplomats, governments, and international organizations due to their unique format and broad user base, particularly among the younger audience.

Why Attend?

  • Gain unique insights into the evolving landscape of digital diplomacy.
  • Understand the practical applications of short-video platforms for diplomatic outreach.
  • Explore the challenges and risks associated with this form of communication.
  • Stay ahead of future trends shaping the digital diplomacy landscape.

Mark your calendars and get ready to delve into the TikTok-ification of Digital Diplomacy with Andreas Sandre! This promises to be a thought-provoking session that explores the synergies between technology, diplomacy, and the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElf-qrpzkrGNW6at-pO5RKi9-uKO8GtlBC