The Future of Soft Power and International Education

NAFSA 2008 Annual Conference Session Tuesday, May 27, 2008 2:30 – 3:45 pm
Soft Power allows nations to achieve goals without military force. Explore the history and perceived decline of American Soft Power, and the ethics/tactics of International Educator involvement. Participants from all Knowledge Communities are invited to contribute during the presentation and to ongoing research. Non-US Soft Power perspectives especially welcome. Presenters: Jed Willard, LanguageCorps/Harvard Kennedy School of Government jed_willard@ksg08.harvard.edu David Comp, The University of Chicago dcomp@uchicago.edu Bryan McAllister-Grande, Brandeis University bgrande@brandeis.edu Hand-outs, additional resources, and discussion Please continue to check back as we add more resources and a possible wiki-site to this page. We hope it will become a place for on-going discussion:

http://www.brandeis.edu/globalbrandeis/diplomacy.ht ml

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