V&A Podcast - Cultural Diplomacy

Season 1, episode 16

'Love Supreme' Print by Sickboy, ca. 2004, Screenprint on paper

'Love Supreme' Print by Sickboy, ca. 2004, Screenprint on paper

What is cultural diplomacy? In the final episode of season one of the V&A podcast, Glenn Adamson discusses this important topic with Martin Roth, Director of the V&A, and Kirsten Bound, Head of International Innovation at NESTA. They consider the global spread and impact of cultural diplomacy as a form of soft power which can communicate knowledge, and build trust and confidence through a variety of platforms. The V&A is an archive of cultural diplomacy with collections from around the world. These objects often have the ability to connect with people in ways that politics cannot.

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