Fashion Diplomacy: The Unspoken Rule of International Relations
Dinner of the First Ladies and Queen of Belguim at the royal castle in Brussels, Belgium on May 25, 2017. Photo: Turkish Presidency / Handout / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images
Join Stephan Rabimov, Director of Fashion Journalism & Social Media Center at the Academy of Art University, as he examines the role of fashion in cultural diplomacy during an era of economic globalization, nationalist movements, and Instagram.
From the Olympic Games to the First Ladies' wardrobes, among other exciting case studies, Rabimov will survey fashion's specific cultural messages and its impact on national identity and international perceptions.
Rabimov is a contributing writer at Forbes Lifestyle, The Huffington Post, Observer, Haute Living, and The Nob Hill Gazette. He holds the Harriman Institute certificate and an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University.
This program is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served.
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