Celebrity Diplomacy Book Launch

Wednesday, November 28, 2007 - 6:00 PM
Campbell Conference Facility, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Canada
Nov 28

The official launch of Andrew F. Cooper's newest book.

The first comprehensive treatment of the role of pop culture icons in world politics …

Time magazine named Bono and Bill and Melinda Gates their “Persons of the Year, 2005.” Angelina Jolie’s work as a United Nations goodwill ambassador elicited an invitation for her to join the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations. Bob Geldof’s Live8 concerts pushed the G8 to address AIDS and debt relief.

This book is the first to examine celebrity diplomacy as a serious global project with important implications, both positive and negative.