Olga Krasnyak

Olga Krasnyak
National Research University Higher School of Economics | HSE · Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs

PhD
Writing and researching on science diplomacy.

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Introduction
A researcher of diplomatic studies with a focus on science diplomacy. The author of National Styles in Science, Diplomacy, and Science Diplomacy (Leiden, Boston: Brill 2018). Media commentator on diplomacy, foreign policy, and international relations. Twitter @OlgaKrasnyak

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Using a statecraft framework, the article analyses Cold War US-Soviet exchange programs with a specific focus on scientific-technical exchanges. The practice of scientific-technical exchanges is meaningful at least in three ways: (1) it helps to better understand the art of American and Soviet statecraft that had a major impact on the course of eve...
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The 1958 Lacy-Zarubin agreement on cultural, educational and scientific exchanges marked decades of people-to-people exchanges between the United States and the Soviet Union. Despite the Cold War tensions and mutually propagated adversarial images, the exchanges had never been interrupted and remained unbroken until the Soviet Union dissolved. This...
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This article discusses the role of spokesperson in Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). A spokesperson’s official role in frontline diplomacy is viewed and analyzed through the lens of public diplomacy to promote a nation-state’s foreign policy when engaging with foreign audiences and influencing public opinion. This article first investigat...
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Science diplomacy emerged in the early years of the 21st century as a new vocabulary and a new concept in international relations, although the practice of science diplomacy has deep historical roots and various forms that were not labeled as such before. Science diplomacy refers to professional practices at the intersection of the world of science...
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Science diplomacy is becoming an important tool by which states can more effectively promote and secure their foreign policy agendas. Recognising the role science plays at national and international levels and identifying a state's national diplomatic style can help to construct a ‘national style' in science diplomacy. In turn, understanding scienc...
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If we consider the substantial work involved in the everyday practices of multi-dimensional diplomacy, several questions arise here as to what the key driving forces of international relations might be. First, how do historical circumstances or material resources influence state behaviour? Second, is the role of interpersonal communications a more...
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The article explores the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) of 1975, the first joint US–USSR space flight, which was embedded in the wider political, ideological and cultural contexts of the Cold War. The ASTP can be viewed through the lens of science diplomacy (SD). The data, drawn from available sources and memoirs, highlights the phenomenological...
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Science diplomacy is becoming increasingly popular in foreign policy. Branching out of public diplomacy, science diplomacy is a sophisticated and knowledge-based toolkit to secure and promote foreign policy objectives. Unlike the U.S., the best example of how effective science diplomacy can be, South Korea does not recognize science diplomacy as a...
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Olga Krasnyak – PhD in History, a Lecturer in International Studies, Underwood International College, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Еmail: olga.k@yonsei.ac.kr DOI: 10.17323/727-0634-2017-15-4-617-628 Representation of women in academic outputs is an important indicator of a country’s gender equality. Starting in the 1950s, extensive...
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History of Science and Technology (HST) courses are increasingly becoming part of core curriculums for undergraduate students due to an increased emphasis on scientific literacy. HST courses should aim to help students gain an understanding of the nature of science and should enable them to reflect epistemologically. The authors suggest teaching HS...

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