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2013 International Cultural Diplomacy Symposium

APSA’s founding Chairman Des Power was a speaker at a recent symposium on Cultural Diplomacy held by the institute for Culture and Society at Sydney West University. Des spoke on the influence of film on global cultures and screened a video featuring scenes from APSA ceremonies over the past six years.

The symposium was chaired by Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Professor of Cultural Studies at the American University of Paris and former UNESCO Executive Secretary of the World Commission on Culture and Development and Director of Cultural Policies. He is an associate of Aruna Versudev, Netpac President and APSA Nominations Council member. Des is also seen photographed with Wanning Sun, author and professor of Media and Communication at the China Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.