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Chinese Public Diplomacy: The Rise of the Confucius Institute
1. Introduction 2. China on the Global Stage: Foreign Policy Implications and Image Considerations 3. How States Communicate: Public Diplomacy and Related Concepts 4. Public Diplomacy in China 5.Expand
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Confucius Institutes and the Rise of China
Since 2004 China has set up over 700 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms around the world to promote its language and culture and thereby to shape its image. Despite this impressive numberExpand
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Panda Diplomacy: The Cutest Part of China’s Public Diplomacy
Summary In late 2011 and early 2012, the People’s Republic of China drew on its most unique diplomatic tool: the giant panda. Although this phenomenon is widely covered by the global media, theExpand
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Communicating China to the World: Confucius Institutes and China's Strategic Narratives
This article analyses the strategies, goals and impact of the Confucius Institutes (CIs). It examines CIs as an important tool in China's public diplomacy, employed by its government to communicateExpand
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Cultural diplomacy with Chinese characteristics: The case of Confucius Institutes in Australia
Since 2004,China has set up more than 400 Confucius Institutes and 500 Confucius Classrooms in 108 countries to promote Chinese language and culture. Despite these impressive numbers, theseExpand
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Soft Power in China: Public diplomacy through communication
  • F. Hartig
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 25 September 2012
Review of Soft Power in China: Public diplomacy through communication, edited by J IAN WANG, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, US$89 (hard), 220 pp
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Who's Afraid of China? The Challenge of Chinese Soft Power
What role does China play in Western imagination and how does it affect Western selfconceptions? The rise of China as an alternative model to Western liberalism has created a fear that developingExpand
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How China Understands Public Diplomacy: The Importance of National Image for National Interests
The image of a nation is crucial in the conduct of international relations. As a rising power, China is increasingly concerned about its image, due to which it is increasingly investing into itsExpand
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Confucius Institutes in Australia