Science diplomacy: Investigating the perspective of scholars on politics–science collaboration in international affairs

  title={Science diplomacy: Investigating the perspective of scholars on politics–science collaboration in international affairs},
  author={Birte F{\"a}hnrich},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  pages={688 - 703}
  • Birte Fähnrich
  • Published 1 August 2017
  • Political Science
  • Public Understanding of Science
Science diplomacy is a widely practiced area of international affairs, but academic research is rather sparse. The role of academia within this field of politics–science interaction has hardly been considered. This article analyzes this scholarly perspective: Based on a literature review, a case study of a German science diplomacy program is used to explore objectives, benefits, and constraints of science diplomacy for participating scholars. While political approaches suggest an ideal world… 

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