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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
In discussing how to explain U.S. support for Ukraine, Ambassador Storella urged that we explain that support for Ukraine is “forward defense,” supporting the country’s ability “to fight there so we will never have to fight here.”
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.”
Ambassador Garčević joined fellow scholars and practitioners to examine how the war in Ukraine may reflect on the situation in Eastern Mediterranean, including Turkish-Greek relations.
Ambassador Hare expounds on the findings of “The Palgrave Handbook of Diplomatic Reform and Innovation” and key areas where diplomacy can make reforms that will enhance its capabilities for the mutual benefit of all countries.
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.
Ambassador Storella shared three lessons with delegates drawn from his over three-decade career as a United States diplomat. He noted that in an era of broad international disruption, effective multilateral diplomacy is needed now more than ever.
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.
“With hostile winds towards China from the North Atlantic, the Global South will take center stage in Chinese foreign policy…Entities such as the expanding BRICS and a Latin America that is gaining new momentum will receive preferential attention.”
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.
Did President Biden make the right call in exchanging imprisoned American basketball star Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout? Three Pardee School offer their thoughts.
The discussion centered on the risks and implications of continued hostilities in Ukraine and how to balance those against the risks of pursuing diplomacy with an aggressive and apparently unrepentant Putin regime.
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.”
In his remarks, Professor Goldstein discusses how throughout the League of Nations’ active existence, Britain followed a dual-track diplomacy, actively engaging with the League and its many sub-organs, while on the other hand frequently making use of Great Power conferences.
“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.”
Ambassador Garčević led 20 students in negotiation tactics, different perspectives to take into account, as well as general diplomatic demeanor at Emmanuel College’s Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies, where he has served as the Ambassador in Residence since 2018.