Heine Offers Insight on Brazil’s Role in Russia-Ukraine War
On May 2, 2023, 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, published an article for Foreign Policy on Brazil’s role in mediating the end of the Russia-Ukraine War. Heine argued that Brazil is the state…
Hare Coedits Handbook of Diplomatic Reform and Innovation; Pardee Colleagues Contribute Chapters
Diplomacy is now a neglected global issue; this text seeks to not only identify current problems diplomacy is facing but also identify some practical options for reform and innovation.
Pardee School Faculty Explore Trends in Global Democracy and Democratic Decline
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.
Heine Interviewed on the Life and Career of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Ambassador Heine discusses Lula’s political career from his role in helping form Brazil’s working party in the 1980s to his first successful presidential election in 2002 as well as the challenges ahead for the President-elect.
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on Election of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
“Brazil is well positioned to play a key role in today’s turbulent world…It can be a hinge between North and South, East and West, in a way few other countries can.”
Heine Comments on Lula’s Presidential Win & Brazil’s Relations with China
“The US-China trade spat, and the mutual tariffs it has led to on bilateral trade have been highly beneficial to Brazil, which has considerably increased its agricultural exports to China.”
CLAS Hosts Panel Exploring Latinx Electoral Politics
Ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, experts from across Boston University explored recent voting patterns, shifting demographics, generational divides, and diverging concerns among Latinx voters of different backgrounds.
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on Argentina’s Prospective BRICS Membership
“There is thus little doubt that Argentina would bring much to the table if it joins the BRICS, while benefitting from the additional diplomatic heft and leverage it would gain by joining this by now well-established club of rising powers — in many ways the fresh face of the Global South in the new century.”
Heine Offers Insights into Brazilian Run-Offs Impact on Relations with China
Brazilian Presidential candidates Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have differing views on China that could alter the country’s relationship with the great power. What could either of their election mean for future Brazil-China relations? Ambassador Heine offers his thoughts.
CLAS Faculty Publishes Op-Ed on Brazilian Presidential Election
“Seen from afar, the dynamics playing out in the Brazilian election are a clear example of the broader crisis of liberal democracy, with right-wing authoritarians in ascent globally.”
Nolan Publishes Article on Political Corruption and Upcoming Election in Brazil
In outlining the accusations against and imprisonment of Lula, Professor Nolan lays the foundation for the upcoming presidential election and explains the lasting impacts of Operation Car Wash’s effort to weed out political corruption in Brazil.
Miller Comments on BRICS and Impact of International Institutions
“If U.S. President Joe Biden wants the United States to lead the liberal international order again and stymie China’s rise, he would do well to remember that international order is not a monolithic entity but comprises different groupings of power that jockey for influence.”
GDP Center Launches New Paper on EU-MERCOSUR FTA
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.
Pardee Center Hosts Webinar on Rising Global Powers
Experts explored how Germany, Brazil, and India have been expanding their global influence in the shadow of the U.S. and China.
Heine Discusses Latin American Response to COVID with JSIA
Ambassador Jorge Heine was recently interviewed by JSIA on the global response to COVID-19, with a focus on Latin America.
Heine Quoted in Veja Cover Story on Brazil’s Image Abroad
Professor Jorge Heine offered his perspective on Brazil’s deteriorating global reputation.
Beyond the Headlines: Implications of the Brazilian Elections
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion entitled “The Brazilian Elections: What are the Implications?”
Klinger, Students Conduct Fieldwork in Brazilian Amazon
Prof. Julie Klinger recently completed fieldwork in Yanomami Territory with BU Pardee School and Earth and Environment students.
Gallagher in Emerge 85 on China’s Future in Brazil
Prof. Kevin Gallagher discusses China’s future in Brazil as China continues investing in fragile, cash-strapped sectors such as energy and infrastructure.
Hare in AFP: Cuba and the Latin American Left
Amb. Paul Hare discussed how institutional crises in Venezuela and Brazil will affect Cuba.