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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 […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Participates in Facebook Live Discussion on Humor and Problem-Solving

Pablo Suarez, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently participated in a Facebook Live webinar exploring how cartoons and humor can improve communication and problem-solving. The discussion was hosted by Bob Mankoff, former Cartoon Editor for The New Yorker. In recent years, Suarez and […]

Costs of War Project Releases Updated Estimates of Human and Budgetary Costs of Post-9/11 Wars

The Costs of War project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs has updated its estimates of the total human and budgetary costs of the post-9/11 wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere, estimating that 929,000 people have been directly killed, and that the United States has appropriated and is obligated to spend […]

Ray and Fulweiler Co-Author Paper on Assessing Denitrification in Oyster Habitats

Former Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow Nicholas Ray and Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Robinson (Wally) Fulweiler co-authored a new paper presenting a review of how we assess denitrification in oyster habitats. In recent years, oyster aquaculture has been recognized as a novel technique to remove excess nitrogen from coastal ecosystems. In this paper, published in the […]

Visiting Research Fellow Pablo Suarez Co-Authors List of Seven Humanitarian Insights from New IPCC Report

Confused? Terrified? Seeking inspiration? See our 7 Key #Humanitarian Insights from Latest #IPCC Report. "Rapid, far-reaching, unprecedented changes are needed in all aspects of society to #coexist with climate change and avoid its worst consequences" 1/ — Pablo Suarez (@PabloSurGames) August 9, 2021 Pablo Suarez, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. […]