Julia Bethwaite is Doctoral Researcher in International Relations at Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University, Finland. Her research interests focus on the role of art in international relations and world politics, practices of cultural diplomacy and museum diplomacy, transnational cultural relations, elite networks and interaction of state and non-state actors within the transnational field of art. In her doctoral dissertation, she examines art institutions, such as the Venice Biennale and fine art museums, and forms of power, focusing on Russian actors. Besides her doctoral research, she has been working as Academic Coordinator of the Master’s Degree Programme in Leadership for Change at the Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University (2017–present).
Doctoral Researcher in International Relations and Academic Coordinator of the Master's Degree Programme in Leadership for Change