Diplomacy in the Digital Age
A former Internet pioneer himself, Ambassador Barzun will discuss the potential and the constraints of digital technologies and media for today's diplomats. Matthew Barzun has been the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom since 2013, after serving as Ambassador to Sweden from 2009 to 2011. Before his ambassadorships, he had an extensive career in business and politics, including positions in both of President Obama's electoral campaigns.
David Madigan, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University in the City of New York
Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom David Professor of History and Director of the European Institute, Columbia University in the City of New York
Alexis Wichowski, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University in the City of New York; Director of Research and Communications, Harmony Institute
Co-sponsored by the European Institute and the International Media, Advocacy and Communications Specialization at the School of International and Public Affairs.
David Madigan, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University, introduces The Honorable Matthew W. Barzun, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ambassador Barzun delivers his address, titled "Diplomacy in the Digital Age", to Columbia University students, faculty, and staff.
(from right) Panelists Professor Adam Tooze, Ambassador Barzun, and Professor Alexis Wichowski, hold a discussion regarding Diplomacy in the Digital Age.