1. Information and communication technologies, online activism and implications for Vietnam’s public diplomacy -- to be published by the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs
2. Intermestic public diplomacy in Vietnam: the interplay of national interest, identity and ICT -- to be published by Routledge
- Public diplomacy
- Soft power and smart power
- National branding
- Social constructivism
- Social media and online activism
Vu Lam is a researcher and practitioner of public diplomacy. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Australian National University. He holds a PhD in international and political studies from the University of New South Wales and a Master of International Studies (Advanced) from the University of Queensland, Australia. Previously, he worked as an international officer and researcher for a flagship university in Vietnam. His areas of interest include soft power, public diplomacy, and the application of social constructivism in a non-western IR context.