Category: 2018

Book Seminar: “Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy invite you to attend an upcoming seminar with Joseph Harris, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, where he will discuss his recent book, Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the […]

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 […]

Facebook Live: Climate Change Challenges & Opportunities

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to participate in a Facebook Live event on the state of global climate change research and policy options, and how cities, states, and private organizations are stepping up in the Trump era. The event, titled “Climate Change: Challenges & Opportunities,” is co-hosted by […]

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 […]

Diana Liverman Delivers 2018 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

Diana Liverman, a leading expert on the human dimensions of global environmental change and the impacts of climate on society, reflected on her several decades of work on climate vulnerability and adaptation when she delivered the 2018 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering (CILSE) on April 6. The event was […]

Upcoming: Spring Symposium for BU Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health

The Boston University Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health invites you to attend its Spring Symposium on April 25 from 2:30-4:30 pm in BRB 113, 5 Cummington Mall. The Symposium will feature a series of lightning talks (see below) by BU faculty on a wide range of urban research themes in water, air, climate, […]

Seminar: “Balancing Energy and Conservation: Utility-Scale Solar Development in California”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend an upcoming seminar, “Balancing Energy and Conservation: Utility-Scale Solar Development in California” featuring Frank Davis, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 12 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch will […]

Diana Liverman to Deliver 2018 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce its annual Distinguished Lecture, “A Complex Dilemma: The Intersections of Poverty, Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation” featuring Diana Liverman, Regents Professor of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona. Prof. Liverman is a leading […]

Frances Seymour Gives Pardee Center Lecture on Deforestation and Climate Change

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a special lecture by Frances Seymour, a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute, exploring the role of tropical forests in efforts to mitigate climate change and advance sustainable development. Seymour’s talk was centered around her recent book, Why Forests? Why Now?: […]