Lectures and Trainings

Public Lecture “The Reem Island Ghost: Framing State Narratives on Terror

2017 / 11 / 07

On November 7, 2017 Georgian Foundation for strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation) organized a public lecture “The Reem Island Ghost: Framing State Narratives on Terror".

The guest speaker was Dr. Vivian S. Walker, the Faculty Fellow, USC Center on Public Diplomacy.

Dr. Walker discussed the case study that illustrated how, in the aftermath of a violent event, the United Arab Emirates shaped the public discourse on terror as a reaffirmation of state legitimacy.

The event was attended by the representatives of expert community, governmental and non-governmental organizations. The presentation was followed by an engaging Q and A session - the audience and the speaker discussed the ways of building a successful Public Diplomacy strategy, the use of the Strategic communication tools during the pre- election process,  they also talked about the ways to counter Anti-Western disinformation in Georgia with a coordinated effort.    

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