Video now available: Soft Power in Taiwan and Japan


Prof. Nissim Otmazgin's u:eastasia lecture on the contesting visions of culture and democracy and their implementation as soft power policies in Taiwan and Japan is now available online.

On September 21, Martin Mandl welcomed Prof. Nissim Otmazgin, incoming Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for a hybrid lecture on "Soft Power in Taiwan and Japan".

Prof. Otmazgin shared insights on the institutional and geopolitical constrains and the internal disagreements over utilising their respective cultural and democratic achievements through public diplomacy. The vivid discussion among the 50+ online and live participants underlined the prominence and timeliness of the topic.In case you missed Prof. Otmazgin's talk or simply want to watch it again, the recording is now available online in the following link.