Tag: Seminar

Pardee Center Hosts Livestreamed Seminar on Coronavirus and the Future of Infectious Disease

WATCH ON YOUTUBE On April 1, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Center for the Study of Asia hosted a livestreamed seminar titled “Coronavirus and the Future of Infectious Disease.” The seminar featured a panel discussion including Nahid Bhadelia (Associate Professor, Medicine/Infectious Diseases, BU School of Medicine), […]

Faculty Research Fellow Neta Crawford Discusses DOD and Climate Change at Pardee Center Seminar

On November 20, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar exploring how the Pentagon thinks about its fuel use and climate change, featuring Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow. In her talk, titled […]

Adel Daoud Discusses Machine Learning Approach to Confronting Child Poverty at Pardee Center Seminar

On November 13, the Pardee Center hosted a seminar featuring Adel Daoud, a Docent/Associate Professor in Sociology at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and a Bell Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he explored the impacts of IMF programs on child poverty in low- and middle-income countries using a […]

UNCTAD 2019 Trade and Development Report Launched at Event Co-Sponsored by Pardee Center

On October 22, the Global Development Policy (GDP) Center and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted the launch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2019 Trade and Development Report. The event featured Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the Globalization and Development Strategies Division at UNCTAD, who […]

Experts Discuss Implications of the Informal Economy on Development, the Environment, and Health at Pardee Center Seminar

On October 17, the Pardee Center hosted a seminar titled “The Informal Economy: Implications for Development, the Environment, and Health.” The seminar featured Pardee Center Faculty Associate Lawrence Were (BU School of Public Health & Sargent College); Hwa-Young Lee (Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health); Afreen Siddiqi (MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics […]

Experts Discuss Rising Demand for Energy Due to Climate Change at Pardee Center Seminar

On September 25, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) co-hosted a seminar titled “Rising Temperatures, Rising Costs: The Increasing Global Energy Needs that Come with a Changing Climate,” featuring Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Ian Sue Wing and ISE Associate Director […]

Pardee Center Co-Sponsors Seminar on Carbon Dividends to Combat Climate Change

The Global Development Policy Center, the Institute for Sustainable Energy, and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently co-sponsored a seminar titled Tackling Climate Change: The Case for Carbon Dividends” featuring University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Economics James K. Boyce. Prof. Boyce discussed his new book, The Case […]