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Alexander von Humboldt is famous for his scientific expeditions, but this perspective looks at common misconceptions in regard to the famous figure, and argues that he was perhaps an early practitioner of science diplomacy.

In the Field

In this piece, Paulina Carmona-Mora, PhD, discusses her experiences as a grantee of the Central Asia University Partnerships Program, and her role in the First Central Asia Genomics Symposium.


In an increasingly complex geopolitical climate where international sanctions are not uncommon, this paper investigates the unintended impacts of sanctions on scientific collaboration based on the author’s experiences of collaborative research at a time of sanction development and implementation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Webinar announcement

An S&D Webinar: Science and Technology at the World Bank

Following Science & Diplomacy’s special issue, “Science and Technology at the World Bank: Recommendations to President Ajay Banga,” the Center will be hosting a webinar on Monday, February 26 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm ET. The webinar will feature the five contributors to the issue, who have all worked at the World Bank, and will be moderated by E. William Colglazier, S&D’s editor-in-chief.