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Open seminar on public diplomacy and gender

Dr Nadia Kaneva

Nadia Kaneva, associate professor in Media and Strategic communication at Denver University (USA), will, among other things, discuss the marketing of national and gender-related identities.

Nadia Kaneva visits the public diplomacy research group and the Department of Strategic Communication in May 2022. The visit is part of an ongoing collaboration between Lund University and the University of Denver. 

Dr Nadia Kaneva is Associate Professor of Media and Strategic Communication at the University of Denver, USA. Her research draws on critical theories of culture, power, and communication to examine the intersections of media, ideologies, and identities in the aftermath of the Cold War. Her work focuses on public diplomacy and nation branding and examines the marketization of national and gendered identities and narratives in various contexts. She is the editor of Mediating Post-Socialist Femininities (Routledge, 2015), Branding Post-Communist Nations: Marketizing National Identities in the “New” Europe (Routledge, 2011), and, with Stewart Hoover, Fundamentalisms and the Media (Bloomsbury, 2009). Her research appears in numerous journals and edited collections. 

"Gender Trouble in Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding: An Invitation to Rethink the Future of the Field"

Date & Time:  May 20, 2022 14.15-16.00

Location: Department of Strategic Communication, Lund University; Helsingborg Campus, room C324 or online:

Cast: Nadia Kaneva, University of Denver, and Cecilia Cassinger, Lund University

The seminar is open to the public. No pre-registration required.