Heine Interviewed on China in the Saudi Arabia-Iran Truce
In an appearance on WION, a leading Indian news publication,” 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, discusses Chinese foreign policy and the peace brokered between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Heine explored the…
Heine Publishes Op-Ed Arguing for Greater Recognition of Active Non-Alignment
“Suddenly, a war erupts in Europe, and this means that all bets are off, and all countries should chip in to support Ukraine. Yet, as India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has put it, ‘Europe has to grow out of its mindset that Europe’s problems are the world’s problems, but the world’s problems are not Europe’s.'”
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.
Miller Argues for Streamlining U.S. Immigration Process for Indian Citizens
“Addressing the issues in immigration policy that are affecting the United States’ ability to attract and retain skilled Indian immigrants and maintain a competitive edge over China should be a no-brainer.”
Heine’s New Book Released in India by Country’s External Affairs Minister
The book release took place in New Delhi just before S. Jaishankar gave the valedictory address at a conference hosted by the India International Centre entitled “Connected Histories, Shared Present: Cross-Cultural Experiences between Latin America, the Caribbean and India.”
Heine Breaks Down Emergence of Second Cold War
“There’s a growing consensus that we’re facing a Second Cold War…It’s a notion that I’ve held since at least 2020. At the time, [this position] was criticized by several colleagues, who saw it as premature, considering that there was only a commercial-technological conflict, but without ideological-military overtones. It’s now becoming increasingly apparent that the conflict does have the latter elements.”
Miller Publishes Op-Ed of State of U.S.-India Relations
Professor Miller outlines some of the pressing matters shaping U.S. and India’s strategic calculations, including the war in Ukraine, India-Russian relations, China, trade and technology relationship, as well as the state of Indian democracy.
Miller Coauthors Column on U.S.-India Trade Relationship
“A frangible bilateral partnership is neither an effective deterrent to revisionist countries nor conducive to shoring up the rules-based order — facts which both countries would do well to remember.”
Miller Publishes Blog on Perception of U.S. Midterms in India
“In India, as in the United States, the midterms were seen as a referendum on democracy. But while President Biden said the ensuing results were a win for democratic values, Indian analysts interpreted the results as mixed.”
Miller Argues for Increased Quad-ASEAN Collaboration
Despite its influence in the Indo-Pacific, ASEAN is often overlooked in terms of its cooperation with Quad countries and in terms of its role in the region. Professor Miller argues for greater collaboration with the member countries in the face of increased Chinese encroachment.
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.”
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.”
Miller Publishes Op-Ed Exploring China-Pakistan Relations
The rhetoric in China today openly and consistently refers to Pakistan as a good friend and supportive partner. This has not always been the case. What changed? Professor Miller explains.
Miller’s “Why Nations Rise” Shortlisted for 2022 Hedley Bull Prize
The annual award is given to a book that makes a substantial and original contribution to the theory and/or empirical studies in any field of International Relations. To be considered in close competition for this prize is a great honor.
Miller Publishes Blog on Shinzo Abe’s Impact on Japan-India Relations
“The evidence that [Shinzo Abe] personally played a role in strengthening the Japan-India relationship is strong. He was indeed, as Prime Minister Modi wrote, ‘a champion of India-Japan friendship.'”
Miller Comments on India’s Continued Purchase of Russian Oil
“India is also a very touchy power as the U.S. has realized in its long dealings with the country: Penalizing India would be a very serious setback to the bilateral partnership, and even the Quad.”
Miller Publishes Column on Influence of BRI Recipient Countries
“Recipient countries matter tremendously and have agency because their geopolitical concerns and domestic interests can intersect to affect how well or poorly BRI functions in their country.”
Brulé Quoted on Global Gender Equality and Anti-Feminist Backlashes
In citing Professor Brule’s research, The New York Times discusses the backlash that results if patriarchal bargains that make women’s autonomy dependent on men break down-from the U.S. to India.
Brulé Co-Edits Issue of “Seminar” on Political Representation of Women in India
What are the existing barriers to women’s meaningful political representation? What progress has been made, if any? This issue seeks to provide a more nuanced view on women’s progress, impact, and remaining barriers faced in political office in contemporary India.
Brulé Offers Insights Into COVID-Exacerbated Gender Inequality
“Bringing gender equality into focus has the power to transform not only relationships between citizens, but also trust in states, enabling resilience in the face of COVID-19 and the global challenges on our horizon.”