Tag: Pardee Center

Summer Fellows Participate in Game Session on Risk, Probability, and Decision-Making

On July 10, the Graduate Summer Fellows at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future participated in an interactive game session designed to improve decision-making about the future. The session was hosted by Pardee Center Visiting Research Fellows Pablo Suarez and Janot Mendler de Suarez, co-authors of a 2012 Pardee Center Task Force Report […]

New Conference Report: Symposium on Global Health & the Social Sciences

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce the publication of a new conference report stemming from its Symposium on Global Health and the Social Sciences, a two-day gathering of nearly 30 leading political scientists, anthropologists, and sociologists on November 9 and 10, 2017. The symposium, which was convened […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Present Research Progress at Midpoint of Program

The 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows have reached the midpoint of the program at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Over the course of two days this week, the ten Fellows gave presentations on their research progress and received feedback from their peers, as well as from Pardee Center staff and affiliated researchers. The Fellows will now spend […]

Prof. Muhammad Zaman Discusses New Book on Counterfeit Drugs at Pardee Center Seminar

On Wednesday, June 20, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar with Muhammad H. Zaman, a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a Pardee Center Faculty Associate, where he discussed his recent book, Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs.  The book, published by Oxford University Press in […]

Pardee Center Hosts Summer Fellows Alumni Reception

On Tuesday, June 12, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a networking reception for current and former participants in its Graduate Summer Fellows Program. The reception was attended by about 25 people, including current Fellows, alumni, Pardee Center affiliated researchers, and staff. On Wednesday, June 13, the Summer Fellows had […]

Postdoctoral Associate Laurence Delina Authors New Book on Climate Change Action

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored his third book, titled Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways to mobilize groups and individuals to become […]

Faculty Fellow Joseph Harris Elected to ASA Sociology of Development Section Council

Joseph Harris, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently elected to serve on the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Sociology of Development Section Council. The ASA Sociology of Development Section promotes theoretical and applied work on the […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Center Director Anthony Janetos

On June 6, the Graduate Summer Fellows had their first faculty lunch discussion of the program, meeting with Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos, a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment. Prof. Janetos explained some of his recent work on the scientific assessment process, food security, and the BU Climate Action Plan. He also gave an overview of his career […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Arrive at the Pardee Center

On May 29, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future welcomed the 2018 Graduate Summer Fellows to begin their 10 weeks in residence developing research papers for consideration in the Pardee Center’s publication series. Over the course of the program, the Summer Fellows will participate in special programs designed to advance interdisciplinary research and learning, […]