Garčević Explores the Rise of Far-Right Forces in Europe

Professor Garčević voiced concerns in a recent interview about the far-right victories in Europe, particularly Geert Wilders in the Netherlands. His analysis delves into the potential repercussions for the EU enlargement process, especially for Balkan countries aspiring to join.

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Heine Decodes BRI Decade

Ambassador Jorge Heine, in a recent interview on “The Heat,” shared insights into China’s Belt and Road Initiative’s decade of achievements. The discussion highlighted substantial investments, transformative projects, job creation, and poverty reduction. Regional impacts, concerns like debt diplomacy, environmental effects, and the BRI’s role in global connectivity were explored, offering a comprehensive overview.

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Hefner Explores Nahdlatul Ulama’s Rights Revolution

On December 14, 2023, Professor Robert Hefner, renowned for his work in Anthropology and International Relations, addressed an international conference in Princeton. Presenting on Nahdlatul Ulama’s human rights reformation, Hefner emphasized the global significance of their efforts. His keynote marked the conference’s culmination, fostering dialogue on upholding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Decoding COP28: Najam’s Climate Warning

Pardee Professor Adil Najam, Dean Emeritus and President of WWF International, recently shared his climate expertise on the BBC podcast, “The Real Story.” Reflecting on COP28 in Dubai, he emphasized the urgency of global action, expressing skepticism about reaching the critical 1.5-degree Celsius goal and calling for immediate measures to combat climate change.

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The Monroe Doctrine at 200: Unraveling Two Centuries of American Diplomacy

On Saturday, December 9, Professors Garčević, Goldstein (emeritus), Mayers, and Storella analyzed “The Monroe Doctrine: 200 Years of American Diplomatic History.” They traced its roots, explored its evolution into a pillar of American exceptionalism, and noted its impact on multilateral diplomacy. The Monroe Doctrine, at 200, continues to shape America’s global approach.

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Amb. Storella Explores Henry Kissinger’s Legacy and U.S.-China Relations

Professor Mark Storella, featured on “The San Francisco Experience” podcast, discussed Henry Kissinger’s legacy and U.S.-China relations. Reflecting on Kissinger’s influential diplomacy, the conversation explored historical milestones, including Nixon’s 1971 China visit. Storella highlighted Kissinger’s enduring impact and insights into the evolving dynamics of geopolitics and artificial intelligence.

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Global Scholars: 2023-2024 Gilman and Keylor Grant Recipients

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies proudly announces the 2023-2024 recipients of the Gilman Graduate Student Travel Grants and the William R. Keylor Undergraduate Student Travel Grants. These vital programs serve as steadfast pillars of support, enabling graduate and undergraduate scholars to participate in research on an international scale, exemplifying the Pardee School’s…

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Garčević’s Perspectives on the Biden-Xi Summit and Global Relations

In a recent interview, Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of International Relations, shared invaluable insights on the Biden-Xi Summit. Analyzing the nuanced discussions, he characterized the meeting as a positive stride in global diplomacy. The interview, broadcast on November 21, explored key takeaways, offering a comprehensive perspective.

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Heine Deciphers Mixed Signals on China from President-Elect Javier Milei

Ambassador Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was prominently featured in a recent article on Agencia EFE, discussing newly elected President Javier Milei’s equivocating stance on the economic and diplomatic relationship…

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Ahead of COP28, Najam Delineates Efficacy of Annual COP Proceedings

As world leaders and negotiators get ready for the latest round of global climate negotiations, COP28, which begin in Dubai on November 30th and will continue till December 12, 2023, Adil Najam, Dean Emeritus and Professor at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies and President of WWF-International, was featured on the BBC Climate Talk podcast in…

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Diwali Delight: Center for the Study of Asia Hosts a Vibrant Celebration

The Center for the Study of Asia, along with the BU Hindi Urdu Program in the Department of World Languages and Literatures successfully hosted their annual Diwali Celebration on Thursday, November 16, 2023. The event turned out to be a resounding success. Attendees were immersed in the joyous atmosphere, celebrating the festival of lights with…

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Heine Stresses Urgency for Diplomacy in Webinar

Ambassador Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was a key participant in a recent webinar titled “Why in this time of War we need diplomacy more than ever.” Co-hosted by the…

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