Next Pardee Seminar: Diplomacy for the Facebook Era

poster-Diplomacy-Apr-2011-wThe Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will hold a Pardee House Seminar on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, on ‘Diplomacy for the Facebook Era’. The seminar will feature Amb. Nicholas Burns (Harvard Kennedy School), Amb. Paul Heinbecker (Laurier University and Centre for International Governance Innovation) and Dr. Bruce Jones (New York University and the Brookings Institute). The seminar will be moderated by Amb. Paul Webster Hare (Boston University).

The Seminar will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 (refreshments will be available from 3 PM, seminar starts at 3.30PM). Please RSVP to by Monday, April 18, 2011. Seating is limited to 30 participants.

Amb. Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

Amb. Paul Heinbecker is former Canadian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and former Ambassador to Germany. He is the Director of the Laurier Centre for Global Relations, and Distinguished Fellow, International Relations, at the independent research Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Dr. Bruce Jones is Director and Senior Fellow of the NYU Center on International Cooperation, and Senior Fellow and Director of the Managing Global Insecurity Program at the Brookings Institution. Currently, he is also the Senior External Advisor for the World Bank’s World Development Report 2011 on Conflict, Security and Development, and in March 2010 was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General as a member of the Senior Advisory Group to guide the Review of International Civilian Capacities.

Amb. Paul Webster Hare was a British Diplomat for thirty years and spent three years as British ambassador in Cuba. He now teaches international relations at Boston University.

The Pardee Seminar Series focuses on a variety of issues and invites experts from different disciplines to discuss the long-range challenges and trends in that particular issue.

The Seminar will be held at Pardee House (67 Bay State Road, Boston) on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Refreshments will be served from 3 PM , and the seminar itself will start at 3.30PM. Please RSVP to by Monday, April 18, 2011. Seating is limited to 30 participants.