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New RPI Working Paper: Brazil’s Role in the Global Order After Bolsonaro

What will be Brazil’s role in the global order after the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro? Will the illiberal and ‘anti-globalist’ turn of Brazil’s politics outlive Bolsonaro? How can Brazil contain or overcome the damage the Bolsonaro presidency has inflicted on its international reputation? In this Working Paper from the Rising Powers Initiative (RPI), Oliver Della […]

Upcoming IHI Symposium – Pearl Harbor: Inevitable or Infamy?

Eighty years after the attacks on Pearl Harbor, this pivotal moment and its aftermath continue to affect our world’s nations, democracies, and civic order. Join the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future’s International History Institute (IHI) on Saturday, December 4 for a symposium at the American Heritage Museum titled “Pearl […]

Fulweiler Co-Authors Third Paper Resulting from Pardee Center Workshop on Oyster-Mediated Denitrification

Robinson (Wally) Fulweiler, a Professor of Biology and Earth & Environment, co-authored a new paper exploring using oysters for long-term removal of nitrogen from coastal ecosystems. In the paper, published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, the authors explain that the complex biogeochemistry of denitrification has limited policy consideration of oyster-mediated denitrification within nutrient […]

Pardee Center Hosts Virtual Book Talk for China’s Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy

On November 2, 2021, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a virtual book talk by Peter Martin, Defense Policy & Intelligence Reporter for Bloomberg News and author of the new book, China’s Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy (Oxford University Press 2021). In the book, Martin […]

Pardee Center Co-Publishes Paper on Pakistan’s Water Scarcity Challenge

Pakistan’s declining per capita water availability has increasingly led international organizations to consider the country to be on the brink of water scarcity. At the same time, water resource governance in the country is in the midst of a major overhaul. The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the […]

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Harris Co-Authors New Paper on the Role of Private Sector on Universal Healthcare in Brazil and Thailand

Joseph Harris, an associate professor of Sociology and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, co-authored a new paper exploring the role of the private sector on countries’ universal healthcare programs, focusing specifically on the experiences in Brazil and Thailand. The paper was published in the journal Global […]

International History Institute Co-Hosts Talk by Jack Weinstein on Military-Civilian Divides

On September 29, the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future’s International History Institute (IHI) and the BU College of General Studies’ World Affairs Forum hosted a seminar titled “Afghanistan, the Forever Wars, and Military-Civilian Divides.” The seminar featured a talk by Jack Weinstein, Lieutenant General, USAF, (Ret) and Professor of the Practice […]