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Gastrodiplomacy

Aloha Diplomacy: Hawaiian Public Diplomacy

Paul Rockower | Posted 03.23.2014 | Hawaii
Paul Rockower

There is an international relations concept called "paradiplomacy." Paradiplomacy is the action of sub-national actors such as states or regions conducting diplomacy and public diplomacy.

Edible Nation Branding for the Netherlands

Paul Rockower | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Paul Rockower

On a recent excursion to the Netherlands, I was left bubbling with gastrodiplomacy ideas for the Dutch.

Setting the Table for Diplomacy

Paul Rockower | Posted 11.21.2012 | Food
Paul Rockower

There is promise and potential with the Diplomatic Culinary Partnership initiative. To make it truly successful, it remains incumbent on middle America to understand that this is about communicating culture from all across America, and showcasing our diversity of cuisine.

Indian Gastrodiplomacy to Help Feed Perceptions of an Emergent India

Paul Rockower | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Paul Rockower

Indian cuisine has always been an informal part of Indian public and cultural diplomacy; what is required today is a more focused use of gastrodiplomacy in its public diplomacy efforts.

Public Diplomacy: "Out" for the U.S., "In" Overseas?

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

China and India's public diplomacy activities have grown extensively in our new century, even as the United States is seemingly abandoning the foreign policy tool.

The Gastrodiplomacy Cookbook

Paul Rockower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Paul Rockower

Both Korea ("Kimchi Diplomacy") and Taiwan ("Dim Sum Diplomacy") have been engaging in culinary diplomacy to help increase global recognition of their respective nation brands.