The Pardee Center series features Boston University and world experts imagining what a post-COVID world might look like.
The EU-MERCOSUR free trade agreement would represent the largest trade deal for both blocs in terms of number of citizens involved, but is likely to be a step toward less productive, more unequal and more vulnerable economies in both blocs.
The GDP Center, ISPI, and T20 National Coordinator and Chair, brought together varied proposals from MICs and the international community to address the MICs’ external debt challenges.
Dr. Rady Roldán-Figueroa, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Associate Professor of the History of Christianity at Boston University, will follow Professor Adela Pineda as the Director of CLAS.
While some variants of populism are indeed incompatible with constitutionalism, Bojan Bugaric and Mark Tushnet argue that the tension between populism and constitutionalism is narrower than much of the commentary suggests.
Quinn Slobodian described the embrace of direct democracy by the political right in Europe as a weapon against the state, challenging the claim that neoliberalism is inherently ”anti-democratic.“
Experts discussed the future of the digital and robotics industry, how the digital future has progressed, how technology has impacted people’s lives in the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this technology could lead to greater societal inequities.
What will be the political and international security implications of demographic and population changes in rising/superpowers over the next several decades?
University of Leeds Professor Iyiola Solanke explains the impact of Brexit on residency rights of non-European Union (EU) nationals and how this affects the rights of EU citizens.
Experts explored how Germany, Brazil, and India have been expanding their global influence in the shadow of the U.S. and China.
Mamolea detailed the life and work of Vespasian Pella, an early 20th century Romanian jurist who championed a system of international justice that was designed to prevent war, punish atrocity, and vindicate humanity’s political and economic rights.
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Arab Uprising, the event explored how the Uprising altered the Middle East and North Africa.
Veronika Wand-Danielsson discusses Sweden’s role in advancing the rights of women and her view that government has a responsibility to integrate gender perspectives in all policy areas, including foreign policy.
ASC convened scholars to share research on topics including structural changes in Africa after COVID-19, decolonial production and South-South cooperation, lusophone Africa, migration and human rights for women and children, and the Black Pacific
Participants talked about local and national actions but also what can be done at BU in the classroom and at the institutional level to address this pressing issue.
Northwestern University Professor Lina Britto discusses her latest book, which explores Colombia’s transformation from a model of Latin American democracy and economic modernization to a drug paradise.
BU Law School Professor Ioannis Kalpouzos described his work with the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN) and it’s efforts to highlight the structural injustice of the international legal system.
Panelists explored pressing questions facing the higher education sector, such as: what does the future of higher education look like, and will COVID-19 change universities forever?
The IMF has so far paid minimal and uneven attention to climate risks. If the IMF does not incorporate climate risks now, it won’t be able to change course for another 7-10 years.
Panelists discussed the origins and significance of the RCEP the respective roles of India and China in the future of the world’s fastest-growing region.