Estrategias de Diplomacia Cultural

La revolución de los transportes y de los medios de comunicación experimentada desde mediados del siglo pasado ha producido un empequeñecimiento del planeta. Una aldea global, interconectada como nunca antes en la historia. Por ello, los distintos actores del tablero internacional se […]

The transmission of Culture and its Biases

The word revolution has several meanings. Nowadays it has a devalued connotation, referring to relatively substantial but not necessarily radical changes in social, economic, technological or cultural behavior. However, there are in fact real revolutions that are (or have been) extremely important in different areas. Some – political and economic – revolutions have a direct impact, sometimes at a huge human cost. Other – cultural and technological – revolutions are more subtle with long-term effects. The media and associated technology used to transmit the strange phenomenon that we call ‘culture’ also influence what is preserved and for how long.