Pardee Center Hosts Webinar on Rising Global Influence of Germany, Brazil, and India

On April 9, 2021, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a webinar exploring the global influence of Germany, Brazil, and India. The webinar, titled “Building 21st Century Power: Germany, Brazil, India, and Their Institutional Influence,” featured Rachel Rizzo (Truman National Security Project), Kaija Schilde (Boston University), and Oliver Della Costa Stuenkel (Getúlio Vargas Foundation).

The discussion centered around how these rising powers have been expanding their global influence in the shadow of the U.S. and China, and how they have used institutional structures to enhance their international status and their respective roles in global governance.

Watch the full webinar above or on the Pardee Center’s YouTube channel.

This event was part of the Rising Powers Initiative (RPI), a new research program at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. The mission of RPI is to understand why rising powers flourish or fail in terms of security, governance, and health, and to understand the impact they have on the international orders of their time. RPI conducts interdisciplinary and policy-relevant research on five emerging powers with increasing global impact: China, India, Brazil, the European Union/Germany, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Learn more about RPI at