The origins and development of Cultural Diplomacy and the British Council in the UK: the stages of institutionalization (beginning of XX - the second decade of XXI century)

  • H. F. Tsimbalova
Keywords: Image Politics, Cultural Relations, Foreign Office, Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Foreign Policy, the British Council, propaganda, United Kingdom, Cultural Policy, Cultural Diplomacy

Abstract

The article focuses mainly on the aspects of cultural diplomacy of the UK and process of the origins of the British Council in the twentieth century. The stages of the development of the British Council are assessed in great detail and influence of the internal political situation of the country is evaluated through the various aspects of cultural diplomacy within the British society and abroad. The article addresses the issue of promoting national interests at the regional and global levels. There are also mentioned the examples of the activities of the British Council and the use of the new technologies for the implementation of their own cultural projects in the host countries.

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Published
2021-02-22
How to Cite
Tsimbalova , H. F. (2021). The origins and development of Cultural Diplomacy and the British Council in the UK: the stages of institutionalization (beginning of XX - the second decade of XXI century). Zaporizhzhia Historical Review, 2(44), 87-91. Retrieved from https://istznu.org/index.php/journal/article/view/1002