Category: 2013

BU Announces New Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to share the news of the establishment of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. The announcement was made on Dec. 13 in an article in BU Today. The Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future […]

Task Force Members Present at African Studies Conference

Authors of the Pardee Center Task Force Report Remittance Flows to Post-Conflict States recently presented their findings at the African Studies Association Conference held in Baltimore, Maryland. The two-part session, titled “Rebuilding Post-Conflict Africa through Remittances: Challenges and Prospects” discussed a number of topics central to post-conflict remittance systems and the possibility of leveraging these […]

New GEGI Working Paper Published

The Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) recently announced the publication of a new working paper titled “From Cocktail to Dependence: Revisiting the Foundations of Dependent Market Economies“. The paper, authored by GEGI co-director Prof. Cornel Ban of the Boston University Department of International Relations, adds to the growing pool of literature on the emerging form […]

Pardee Summer Fellow Presents Poster at National Conference

  2013 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Leeann Sullivan recently presented her research as part of the poster session at the American Water Resources Association Conference in Portland, Oregon. The conference was attended by academics, professionals, and policy makers from around the U.S. who work on issues of water quality and management. Leeann’s poster presentation, titled […]

Book Authors Discuss “South Asia 2060” at Pardee House Seminar

The co-editors and two contributing authors for the book South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures spoke about how they see the future of the region at a Pardee House Seminar on November 20. Hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, the seminar was part of Boston University’s programs […]

Next Pardee House Seminar Set for Nov. 20 on “South Asia 2060”

The co-editors and three contributing authors of the recent book South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures will discuss the future of South Asia at the next Pardee House Seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 20 starting at 12 noon. Seating is limited and advance registration is required by November 15. Click here to register. The seminar will […]

Experts Discuss Future of Biogas at Pardee House Seminar

Whether and how organic waste, such as food waste from homes, farms and restaurants, can become a significant source of fuel and electric power was the topic of discussion at the Pardee House Seminar on Oct. 31. Pardee Faculty Fellow Nathan Phillips organized and moderated the morning session, which featured panelists Amy Barad, Program Director […]

Pardee Center Director is Presenter at “Post Sandy” Conference in NJ

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos was among the featured speakers at a national conference on Oct. 29 marking the one year anniversary of Super Storm Sandy.  Titled “Sandy: One Year Later,” the day-long conference was held at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey and was sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Part […]

Kevin Gallagher to Present Pardee Task Force Report at G24 Seminar

The Intergovernmental Group of Twenty Four, or G-24, is hosting a seminar in Washington, D.C. next week titled “Capital Flow Management and the Trading System” that will feature a presentation and discussion of the Pardee Center Task Force Report, Capital Account Regulations and the Trading System: A Compatibility Review. Pardee Center Faculty Fellow Kevin Gallagher, […]

Henrik Selin Attends Conference that Adopts New Mercury Convention

Pardee Center Faculty Fellow Henrik Selin traveled to Kumamoto and Minimata Japan Oct. 7 – 11 to attend the United Nations-sponsored conference that formally adopted the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The new mercury convention – the first global environmental convention to be concluded in 12 years – was signed by the European Union and 91 […]