A new report from the British Council outlines how the promotion of cultural relations can enhance opportunities to build greater peace and stability in fragile contexts.
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Alistair MacDonald, Senior Policy Advisor at the British Council considers the implications of the Integrated Review for the UK’s soft power.
Our outgoing chief executive Sir Ciarán Devane reflects on the role of cultural relations in strengthening trust and co-operation in a changing world.
Nations’ resilience is being tested as never before. But ‘building back better’ post-COVID-19 is about more than health and the economy. Education and culture have a huge role to play.
Alison Baily looks at the rich and surprising history of the nation’s favourite beverage – and what it reveals about cultural contact and infusion.
Many believe trust is declining in a 'post-truth' world. But is this really true? And is it a good thing? Insight looks at the evidence.
The British Council reports an immediate positive reaction to the Government's major visa reform for international students.
The UK’s soft power pre-eminence is vital for its post-Brexit future, but increasingly being challenged. Insight looks at the latest evidence.
Knowledge Diplomacy’ is increasingly appearing in debates about the role of education internationally. We look at why.
Alone amongst the major international cultural institutes, the British Council is still operating in war-torn Yemen. Rowaida Khulaidi explains why it matters.