Tag: Seminar

Laurence Delina Discusses New Book on Climate Actions at Pardee Center Seminar

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently discussed his newest book, Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation, at a Pardee Center seminar on January 31, 2019. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar Exploring Historical Approaches to Improving Management of Marine Ecosystems

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar on January 18, 2019, titled, “Using Historical Approaches to Improve Ocean Conservation and Management,” featuring Ruth Thurstan, a Lecturer in Biosciences at the University of Exeter and the co-chair of the International Council for Exploration of the Seas’ Working Group on the […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar on the Current and Future Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change in China

On November 29, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar exploring the socioeconomic impacts of climate change in China. The seminar featured a presentation and discussion with Tao Ye, a Professor of Geographical Science at Beijing Normal University (BNU) and a Pardee Center Visiting Scholar. Prof. Ye […]

Janetos Presents and Moderates at IEW Panel on BU Research Centers’ Global Engagement

As part of Boston University’s 7th annual International Education Week (IEW), Global Programs hosted a panel discussion titled “Why Engaging Globally Matters,” highlighting the work of five BU research centers. Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos gave an overview of the Center’s mission, activities, and research priorities, and also moderated a discussion that included Azer Bestavros, Director […]

Experts Discuss Global Health & the Social Sciences at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a panel discussion convened by Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Joseph Harris reflecting on the Symposium on Global Health & the Social Sciences, an effort he led to bring together nearly 30 leading anthropologists, political scientists, and sociologists to contribute to evolving […]

Upcoming: “Air Quality Data to Action: Case Studies and Strategies from New York City and C40 Cities”

Air pollution is a global problem that harms the lives of millions of people. The Initiative on Cities, the Department of Environmental Health, and the Pardee Center welcome to campus Iyad Kheirbek, Head of Air Quality for C40 Cities, where he will discuss urban air quality initiatives in two settings: New York City and C40 […]

Faculty Research Fellow Joseph Harris Discusses Recent Book on Universal Healthcare at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy hosted a seminar on September 25 with Joseph Harris, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, where he discussed his recent book, Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of […]

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 Seminar on Balancing Solar Development and Conservation Efforts in California

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a talk by Frank Davis, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, exploring the interplay between projected future solar energy development and conservation efforts in California’s western Mojave Desert. Prof. Davis began by providing an overview of current trends in solar energy […]