Category: 2014

GEGI Co-Directors Co-Author Article in The Washington Post

An article co-written by Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) Co-Directors, Prof. Kevin Gallagher and Prof. Cornel Ban, was published on December 17 in The Washington Post. In the article, titled “The IMF’s perestroika moment,“ the authors discuss the changes to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since the economic crisis in 2008. This discussion is detailed further in a forthcoming special issue of the […]

2014 Pardee Summer Fellow Wins Santander Universities Scholarship

2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Abhishek Sharma was recently awarded a Santander Universities Scholarship, offered by the Department of Global Health at Boston University’s School of Public Health. With colleagues at the BU Center for Global Health and Development (BU CGHD), Abhishek has been working on research projects regarding global trade/markets and access to insulin. This scholarship will support Abhishek’s research on access to insulin […]

Pardee Center Seeks Two Research Fellows to Start Summer 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University invites applications for two Research Fellow appointments, at either the Postdoctoral or Assistant Research Scientist level, starting in the summer of 2015, each for a two-year appointment. The available positions are for a Natural Scientist with strong quantitative skills and a […]

Pardee Center Director Video Featured in Indian Country Article

Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future Director Anthony Janetos was featured in a November 4, 2014 article in the Indian Country titled “Mitigation and Emissions Reduction is Our Key to Survival, Scientists Say.” The article discusses the Third US National Climate Assessment. The article and featured video focus on the mitigation chapter of the […]

Former Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows Speak at Information Session

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future held its first information session on the Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program on October 31, 2014 with approximately 45 Boston University graduate students in attendance. Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos and Associate Director Cynthia Barakatt provided an overview of the program and the application process. Attendees also […]

Pardee Center Director and Faculty Fellow Quoted in the Daily Free Press

Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future Director Anthony Janetos was featured in an October 30, 2014 article in the Daily Free Press titled “Boston University staff, students support adoption of new standardized climate change indicator system.” The article discusses an indicator system that would show impacts and response strategies to climate change, which Prof. […]

2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Wins Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

2014 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow Lilly Havstad was recently awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship to support her research in Mozambique and Portugal. Havstad is a Ph.D. candidate in the History department at Boston University. For her dissertation, she is researching changing foodways and the emergence of an African middle class in Maputo, the capital […]

Sea Level Rise & the Future of Coastal Cities Conference, Nov 13-14

The Initiative on Cities and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will co-sponsor the conference “Sea Level Rise & the Future of Coastal Cities” on Thursday, November 13 and Friday, November 14, 2014 in the Metcalf Trustee Center. The conference will examine how cities are planning for and adapting to rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and […]

Pardee Faculty Fellow’s Presentation Featured in CityLab Article

Pardee Center Faculty Fellow Susan Foster’s presentation at the Pardee Center conference “The Future is Now: Urban Asia in the 21st Century” was featured in the CityLab article “As Asian Cities Grow, so Do Public Health Concerns.” Foster’s presentation “Promise and Peril: Urbanization and Public Health in Asian Cities” focused on some of the ways that […]

2011 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Featured in BU Lecture Series

2011 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow M. Chloe Mulderig will give a lecture on Monday, October 20, 2014 as part of the Walter Rodney Seminar lecture series. Her presentation is titled “Social Sanctioning and Religious Subjectivities Among Young Women in Fes, Moroco.” M. Chloe Mulderig is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at BU. She received her […]