Over the course of the next 10 weeks, the 8 fellows will write research papers to be considered for the Pardee Center’s publication series while participating in programs designed to advance interdisciplinary research and learning.
Over ten weeks, the Summer in the Field Fellows will develop their skills, research, and professional experience by participating in a variety of research projects and internships.
Professors Robert Hefner and Mark Storella both bring important leadership experience and a passion for the regions they work in; in these roles, they will continue the tradition of Asia and Africa-focused scholarship and Boston University and further enhance the great reputations that both of these Centers enjoy.
The researchers find legal claims from oil and gas investors in response to government actions to limit fossil fuels could reach $340 billion, which would divert critical public finance from essential mitigation and adaptation efforts to the pockets of fossil fuel industry investors.
Faculty, staff, and students from across BU joined in opposition to the war and to stand for the protection of the sovereign nation of Ukraine.
Over 10 weeks, the Graduate Summer Fellows will develop research papers to be considered for publication as part of the Pardee Center’s publication series.
In commemoration of the bicentennial of diplomatic relations between Colombia and the U.S., Ambassador Pinzón spoke about the history of the countries’ binational relationship, their partnership, and the political challenges that both countries face.
Dr. Michael Potter – Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Ethnic Conflict at Queen’s University Belfast and a member of the Research Service of the Northern Ireland Assembly – provided background information on the situation in Northern Ireland and explained how Brexit created significant political difficulties for the country.
During their discussion, Dalibor Rohac and Professor Vivien Schmidt analyzed the war in Ukraine and how Russia’s invasion of the sovereign nation will affect the global liberal democratic order going forward.
Independent journalist Terrell Jermaine Starr describes the treatment of ethnic and racial minorities in Ukraine and Russia, the vast humanity in Ukraine and the diverse racial experiences in the country, as well as how identity has played into the Russia-Ukraine war.
In his remarks, Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy at Harvard University, discussed the importance of development strategy as opposed to particular policies and called for a “good jobs” development model.
If and when Chinese development finance for overseas energy activity increases again, it should be directed towards cleaner sources of energy to match the trends in foreign direct investment, policy announcements, and global goals for mitigating climate change.
The nine new Faculty Research Fellows will launch one- or two-year interdisciplinary research projects exploring topics such as the future of work, climate change, wartime diplomacy, global health, and more.
Professors Brulé and Karra share their thoughts on the impacts COVID-19 has had on global health and gender inequality and offer predictions for the future.
Why has Russia amassed troops around Ukraine? Why the threat of an invasion? Are there other ways to achieve objectives? How will this conflict end? Professor Olena Lennon of the University of New Haven addresses these and other questions on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
From immigration concerns to the disconnection between politicians and constituents, Old Dominion University Professor Georg Menz outlines the recent poor electoral performance and membership of Europe’s center-left parties.
Over 200 attendees heard five diplomatic and military historians speak on a wide range of topics about the origins, course, and meaning of great power war in China and the Pacific between 1937-1945.
On Charles Gallagher’s latest book, Pardee School Professor John Woodward commented, “He is the first scholar to document the leading role Nazi intelligence and specifically, SS officer Herbert Scholz, played in organizing and supporting covert action in Boston.”
This event series will examine the economic, social, political, and security impacts of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The first-of-its-kind NCF Tracker identifies 46 funds across 39 countries, showing how these funds vary by host country, legal design, scope, mobilized finance, and the level of success in attracting resources from multilateral climate funds.