Public Diplomacy and Statehood

Economic Messaging

Analysis of economic content used by state and non-state actors to assert legitimacy and influence.

On the left, IS Arabic economic topic clusters over Times (Lokmanoglu, 2021). Right, RT channel economic content ratio (Lokmanoglu et al., 2024).
  • Lokmanoglu, A. D., Winkler, C. K., Damanhoury, K. E., Massignan, V., Villa-Turek, E., & Chen, K. A. (2024). The Economy and Public Diplomacy: An Analysis of RT’s Economic Content and Context on Facebook (arXiv:2405.01798). arXiv. Link

  • Lokmanoglu, A., & Phelan, A. (2023). Monetary Economics, Illicit Economies, and Legitimation: The Case of Islamic State. In J. Cook & S. Maher (Eds.), The Rule is for None but Allah: Islamist Approaches to Governance. Oxford University Press. Link

  • Lokmanoglu, A. D. (2021). Imagined Economics: An Analysis of Non-state Actor Economic Messaging [Georgia State University]. Link

  • Lokmanoglu, A. D. (2020). Coin as Imagined Sovereignty: A Rhetorical Analysis of Coins as a Transhistorical Artifact and an Ideograph in Islamic State’s Communication. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 44(1), 1–22. Link

Public Diplomacy

Study of how countries and organizations use public diplomacy to promote their interests and policies on a global stage.

  • Chen, K. A., Massignan, V., Yachin, M., Winkler, C., & Lokmanoglu, A. D. (2023). Montevideo Convention and CGTN: Defining Statehood for Global Outreach. International Journal of Communication, 17, 1–24.

  • Fitzgerald, J., & Lokmanoglu, A. D. (2023). Special issue: The (international) politics of content takedowns: Theory, practice, ethics. Policy & Internet, 15(4), 456–465. Link

  • Mustaffa, M., & Lokmanoglu, A. D. (2024). Networks Approach: Trolls and Bots in Malaysia. In S. L. Connaughton & S. Pukallus (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Conflict and Peacebuilding. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. Link