In recent years, global patterns have emerged that threaten to undermine democracy – election denialism, the emergence of nationalist regimes, and the removal of democratically elected governments to name a few. A panel of Pardee School professors commented on these trends in their regions of study as well as the implications for global democracy.
During this Beyond the Headlines, Boston University diplomacy, history, and global affairs scholars and practitioners explored how the late Queen reinforced the monarchy within Britain, how she shaped public perception of the monarchy, the role she played in colonial governance and decolonization, and much more.
During the “Beyond the Headlines” event, David Malone – Rector of UN University and Under-Secretary-General of the UN – Professor Min Ye, and Ambassador Jorge Heine discuss UN Security Council structure, expansion, and reform as well as what factors might lead to a second Cold War.
Pardee School professors Kevin Gallagher and Mark Storella were joined by Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of BU’s CEID and Associate Director at BU’s NEIDL, to discuss the efficacy of vaccine diplomacy throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
During this special Alumni Weekend edition of Beyond the Headlines, our panel of experts discuss how the 9/11 terrorist attacks changed the world, the motivations behind the global war on terror, and the lessons that can be learned from the longest war in United States history.
The discussion, which explored how public health programs and medical services have become increasingly global, was co-hosted by the Center for the Study of Asia.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the ongoing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the impact of the McCarthy era on the politics of development research.
The Pardee School hosted members of the Yanomami, a linguistic family of approximately 30,000 people in Brazil and Venezuela.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the youth bulge in Rwanda and youth involvement in the country’s institutions.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the recent 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the future of U.S. global climate policy following the country’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
The Beyond the Headlines, or BtH, series continued with a discussion on the destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The Beyond the Headlines, or BtH, series continued with a discussion on whether a resolution is possible to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion on the current tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Miguel Fraga, First Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba spoke on the past, present and future of U.S.-Cuba relations.
Professors Erik Goldstein, William Keylor and Joseph Wippl discussed how the upcoming elections across Europe will impact the United States.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a conversation on the interconnectedness of global health, global politics and global security.
The event, part of the Pardee School’s Beyond the Headlines series, was co-sponsored by the Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a town hall discussion on the Inauguration of President Donald Trump and what lies ahead.