Stiftung Mercator staged a round-table discussion on the topic of Cultural Diplomacy, China and the Roles of Foundations. This special publication picks up on and addresses in greater detail the topics and results of the round-table discussions. As well as discussing the various definitions of the terms “soft power” and “cultural diplomacy”, the publication raises the question of what foundations can do in concrete terms to build trust between China and the West.

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PublisherHelmut K. Anheier, Bernhard Lorentz
VerlagStiftung Mercator GmbH in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (DGAP)
Release dateJuly 2012

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