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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Hare Writes Letter to the Editor of the Economist on Supporting Ukraine

Ambassador Paul Hare, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, published a letter to the editor in the May 11, 2023, edition of The Economist. His letter touches on the T25 and how they are using diplomacy, trade and investment to play more diverse global roles. In the letter, Hare…

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Garčević Panels Seminar on Religion and Geopolitics

On May 4, 2023, Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, spoke at the seminar Religion and Geopolitics: Epiphany or Apocalypse?, which featured scholars, practitioners, and experts from Europe, the US, and Africa. The European Institute of Public Administration organized this training…

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Heine Offers Perspective on Active Non-Alignment in The Economist

In an article from The Economist, 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, commented on active non-alignment in diplomatic affairs. The article and cover story, “How to Survive a Superpower Split,” explores the…

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Pardee School Faculty Explore the Future of Diplomacy in Palgrave Handbook of Diplomatic Reform

On April 19, 2023, the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University hosted a panel of faculty members to discuss a new book — The Palgrave Handbook of Diplomatic Reform and Innovation — edited by Amb. Amb. Paul Hare, Pardee School Senior Lecturer, with featured chapters from Amb. Jorge Heine, Pardee School Research Professor, as…

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Shamim Garcia (CGS ’18, Pardee ’20, ’22) Appointed Presidential Management Fellow at the Department of State

“My placement at PRM combines my research interests in Central America and migration studies with my personal drive of serving refugee and migrant communities. I am beyond excited to work with like-minded individuals who are similarly driven by humanitarian ideals.”

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Amb. Mary Beth Leonard (CAS’84) & Pardee Alum Discuss Upcoming Nigerian Election

Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard (CAS’84) and Sterling Roop (Pardee ’09), Deputy Director of Peace and Democratic Governance at USAID, Nigeria explore the significance of this election in Nigeria, the wide field of candidates, the potential for violence and intimidation, as well as the country’s current and future political landscape.

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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.

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Storella Interviewed Ahead of Zelenskyy’s Address to U.S. Congress

President Zelensky will have a delicate task appealing across the aisle for ongoing military aid to Ukraine. To do so, Ambassador Storella predicts Zelensky will likely deliver his appeal in terms of enduring American and western values, making clear that Ukraine’s struggle is not just for the people of Ukraine but for the values the American people hold dear, as well.

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Madison Romo (Pardee ’22) Awarded Charles B. Rangel Fellowship

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent, and implement U.S. foreign policy. For Romo, “receiving the Rangel Fellowship is truly a dream come true.”

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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.”

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