Science Diplomacy is the new catch cry for international relations. With it we can solve the issues facing the world, from global warming to space exploration to international terrorism. Or can we? The Otago Foreign Policy School 2011 will address the potential and the realities for science diplomacy, particularly as they apply to this part of the globe.

  • The Development of Science Diplomacy
  • Globalization and the Emergence of Science Diplomacy
  • Global Climate Change: science and diplomacy
  • Mineral and Oil Exploration
  • Diplomacy for Science: large scale co-operation
  • The Islamic World and the use of Science to improve international relations
  • An Australasian Perspective on Science Diplomacy
  • An Asian Perspective on Science Diplomacy
  • Global Health Diplomacy
  • Trade and Science Diplomacy
  • The Role of Science Communication in Science Diplomacy

The venue is St Margaret's College, 333 Leith St, Dunedin, University of Otago campus.

The School begins Friday evening at 5:30 pm and finishes Sunday at 5:00pm.



Professor Robert Patman, Department of Politics,
University of Otago
Professor Lloyd S Davis , Director, Centre for Science Communication


St Margaret's College,
333 Leith St,

Dates and Times

Friday 24 June to Sunday 26 June, 2011



The FPS 11 Flyer.



The programme for the 2011 School is now available for download (PDF)





Alternative Accommodation

Click here for a PDF of alternative Accommodation

or a Word Version(.doc) for Alternative Accommodation

Campus Map

You can download a copy of the map of the Campus Map



Professor Robert Patman:

Jan Brosnahan
Otago Foreign Policy School
73b Cannington Rd
Maori Hill
New Zealand

Tel 64 3 466 7137
Mobile 027 223 0646