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Category: 2009

Pardee Director at the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations

Prof. Adil Najam, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor of International Relations and Geography and Environment at Boston University, was invited to speak to the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations on “Beyond Copenhagen: Challenges and Opportunities.” Speaking to an audience of globally concerned […]

Pardee Center Releases Two New Publications

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future released two new publications in December 009. The first is a Pardee Paper on Climate Knowledge and Decisions: Humanitarian Challenges by Pardee Center Post-Doctoral Fellow, Pablo Suarez, and the second is an Issue Brief on The Changing Shape of Malnutrition: Obesity in sub-Saharan […]

Pardee Researchers Publish Paper on Kashmir Conflict

Moeed Yusuf and Adil Najam, both of the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, have published the findings of their research on the long-standing Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan in the December 2009 issue of the highly-regarded journal Third World Quarterly. Moeed Yusuf is a Research Fellow […]

Prof. Najam Delivers Keynote at South Asia Conference

Prof. Adil Najam, the director of the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future delivered the closing keynote address at the Twelfth Annual Sustainable Development Conference of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in Islamabad, Pakistan. Prof. Najam’s keynote address looked at the future of South Asia as a […]

Pardee Center Hosts Experts Panel on South Asia 2060

The Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a high-level experts panel on ‘South Asia 2060’ bringing leading experts from across South Asia: including from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The panel was sponsored and hosted by the BU Pardee Center as part of the 12th […]

Prof. Najam Speaks at Oxford Conference on ‘Multilateralisms’

Prof. Adil Najam, Director of the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, attended and spoke at a conference on “Effective Multilateralisms” held on December 18-19, 2009. The conference, held at St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, looked at how global security relations in the 21st century need to be […]

BU and Pardee Scholars at Copenhagen Climate Summit

Boston University and Pardee Center researchers were well represented at the global climate change negotiations held at Copenhagen, Denmark, the last two weeks. A Boston University delegation of 15 was led by Prof. Adil Najam, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Prof. Adil Najam was also officially […]

Pardee Task Force Report on NAFTA goes to Washington

Pardee Faculty Fellow Kevin P. Gallagher traveled to Washington last  week to launch the new Pardee Center Task Force Report titled “The Future of North American Trade Policy: Lessons from NAFTA.” Gallagher, with task force members Robert Stumberg from Georgetown University Law School and Timothy Wise from Tufts Unversity’s Global Development Institute, gave presentations based […]

Pardee Center Director At Symposium on Justice and Health

Prof. Adil Najam, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was one of the invited presenters at a special symposium on Justice and Health, held at Harvard Univeristy to consider the implications of Amartya Sen’s recent book, The Idea of Justice, on global health and global health […]

Pardee Center Paper Featured at WorldChanging

Alan Atkisson’s paper “Pushing ‘Reset’ on Sustainable Development,” the first in the new Pardee Center Series Sustainable Development Insights, jointly published with the United Nations Sustainable Development Knowledge Partnership, has just been republished at the popular website WorldChanging.com. In the paper, Alan Atkisson explores how to continue accelerating sustainable development in an era of financial […]