Conference on Soft Power 2018
India Foundation's Center for Soft Power held its inaugural conference on soft power between 17-19 December, 2018, in New Delhi. The conference was hosted in collaboration with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), with the Center for Public Diplomacy of the University of Southern California and Nalanda University, Rajgir as the lead academic partners.
The aim of the conference was to bring together academicians, practioners, experts, policy makers and diplomats to deliberate and discuss Indian Soft Power. The conference discussed topics such as branding nations, digital storytelling and Indian soft power across multiple verticals : Ayurveda, Cinema, Cuisine, Art Craft and Design, Language and Literature, Musems, Performing Arts, Spirituality, Tourism, Education and Yoga.