Tag: Asia

Former Summer Fellow Presents Pardee Center Research at Annual Conference on South Asia

Calynn Dowler, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology and a 2017 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented a paper at the 46th Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin. Dowler’s paper, titled “Migration and Environment in India’s Sundarbans Islands: Linking Public […]

Joseph Harris Authors New Book on Universal Health Care in Developing Countries

Joseph Harris, an assistant professor of Sociology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has published a new book titled Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press 2017).  In the book, Prof. Harris explores the dynamics that made universal health […]

New Paper: Transboundary Threats in the Mekong Basin: Protecting a Crucial Fishery

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has published a new paper in its Issues in Brief series. The paper, titled “Transboundary Threats in the Mekong Basin: Protecting a Crucial Fishery,” was written by Irit Altman, a Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellow and Research Assistant Professor of Biology at Boston University. In the […]

Laurence Delina Authors Paper on Role of Multilateral Development Banks in Climate Finance

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently published a paper in the journal International Environmental Agreements. In the paper, Delina explores how and why the role of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) in climate finance is increasing by analyzing energy projects supported by the Asian Development Bank […]

Laurence Delina Gives Talk on Energy Futures in Asia

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, delivered a talk at the “Energy Transitions in Asia” symposium held at Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGLAS) in Nanjing, China on September 23, 2016. The talk, titled “Producing energy futures in developing […]

New Paper: Smallholder Challenges in the Growing Palm Oil Industry

Click here to download the PDF. In this Issues in Brief, 2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Laurie Wissler explores the challenges faced by smallholder palm oil farmers, particularly in Southeast Asia. Smallholders operating less than 50 hectares of land produce about one-third of the global palm oil supply, but their livelihoods are threatened by land conflicts, market […]