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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Lung Yingtai’s Insightful Discourse

On September 18, 2023, Pardee School of Global Studies’ Center for the Study of Asia at Boston University hosted a captivating and exciting signature event, A Look Inside: Taiwanese in a Time of Cross-Strait Crisis with Lung Yingtai, Taiwan’s former Minister of Culture, that provided valuable insights into the intricate challenges facing Taiwan today. This…

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Pardee School Faculty Discuss China’s Global Impact During “Research on Tap” Event

This “Research on Tap” convened BU faculty and researchers from across schools and disciplines. Through a series of individual presentations on a wide range of topics, the suite of experts expanded BU’s reservoir of knowledge on China and helped inform research and teaching on China at global and local dimensions.

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Year In Review: 2022 Highlights from the Pardee School

In 2022, the Pardee School went through numerous big changes, welcomed new members to our community, and set the stage for a period of substantial progress as we approach our second decade as stewards of global studies education at BU. As the New Year approaches, we want to highlight some of the biggest stories and moments from the year. 

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Hefner and Storella Appointed New Directors of Asia and Africa Centers

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.

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