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French scientific and cultural diplomacy

Author: Philippe Lane; Laurent Fabius; Vernon Ellis; Xavier Darcos
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013, cop. 2013.
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"France has long been engaged in a very active cultural and scientific diplomacy. It aims both at ensuring and valorising the international presence of France in the domains of language, culture, communication, or higher education and research. This diplomacy is backed by a network of cooperation services in embassies and cultural institutions, as well as by numerous operators and specialised agencies. This book  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: French scientific and cultural diplomacy / Philippe Lane
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Lane; Laurent Fabius; Vernon Ellis; Xavier Darcos
ISBN: 9781846318658 1846318653
OCLC Number: 868650213
Notes: Trad. de : "Présence française dans le monde : l'action culturelle et scientifique"
Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-133 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The cultural and scientific diplomacy of France: history and successive political projects2. Cultural and linguistic action today: principles, means, sectors3. Scientific and academic action today4. Methods of action: networks, agencies, operators and budgets5. Perspectives for the twenty-first centuryConclusionBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Philippe Lane ; [forewords by Laurent Fabius, Sir Vernon Ellis and Xavier Darcos].


This book provides an insider's account of the use of cultural diplomacy to protect and expand France's global influence.  Read more...


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As the endorsements from politicians such as Laurent Fabius and Xavier Darcos suggest, Philippe Lane has produced a valuable and informative overview of the changes in France's approach to 'soft Read more...

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