This virtual convocation included remarks from the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon, the presentation of the 2021 student and faculty awards, and Dean Adil Najam’s “Dean’s Charge” to the Class of 2021.
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.
COVID-19 is clearly a global priority, but there are a myriad of additional world issues that must be addressed in 2021.
The aim of the Journal of the CSA is to promote the field of Caribbean Studies.
As part of the #GlobalSummerReading campaign, faculty shared their summer reading on topics from racism to statecraft.
Professor Kevin Gallager and Ambassador Jorge Heine argue against U.S. leadership at the Inter-American Development Bank.
The BU International Relations Review is hiring student writers, editors, anchors, graphic and web designers, and more.
BU President Robert Brown writes, “the deaths of Black men and women at the hands of racists should shake every other soul in this nation.” Pardee School Dean Adil Najam adds, “It is important for all of us to stand against racism not just in grave times of anguish, but every day and in every way that we can.”
Dean Adil Najam presented the ‘Great Decisions’ lecture – organized by WorldBoston and the WGBH Forum – on Kashmir, India and Pakistan.
In a message to the alumni and friends of the Pardee School, Dean Adil Najam says: “the ask I come to you with, is: do whatever you can, wherever you are, in whatever way you can, to beat this virus… Please, please, please, do whatever you can to help those around you.”
Amb. Paul Hare Speaks at Emmanuel College on impacts of Brexit on the Eastern Mediterranean.
Prof. Robert Loftis has been appointed the Associate Dean for Studies at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies with responsibility for all student affairs and services.
Prof. Houchang Chehabi contributed a chapter to The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire.
Prof. Michael Woldemariam gave a talk entitled “The Regional Politics of an African Peace Deal: The Greater Horn after the Eritrea-Ethiopia Rapprochement.”
The GDP Center hosted the launch of the the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2019 Trade and Development Report.
The GDP Center hosted their annual fall open house where they officially launched their Human Capital Initiative (HCI).
Prof. Manjari Miller has been awarded a grant from the Ministry of Education in Singapore, to study military strategic culture in India.
The forum featured a conversation with Richard C. Bush on a range of topics including Taiwan’s democracy, China’s cross-strait policy, and United States interests in the region.
The Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking hosted Danielle De La Fuente (Pardee ’06) for a talk on her work with the Amal Alliance.