Pardee School Hosts Celebration of Retiring Professor Goldstein
Following a lecture by Professor Goldstein on the Congress of Vienna, the restoration of cultural objects after war or periods of great devastation, as well as how this practice of cultural restitution has also served as public diplomacy, colleagues and friends came together to celebrate the retiring professor and longtime international relations leader at Boston University.
Goldstein Keynote Explores League of Nations and Global Peacekeeping
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.
Heine Co-Authors Journal Article on Active Non-Alignment
“For Latin America, siding with neither Washington nor Beijing provides a useful road map in a turbulent world. It also opens the possibility of defining a common position for the integration that the region so badly needs.”
Najam Explores Impact of Climate Change on the Practice of International Relations
As Dean Najam argued at CFRs College and University Educators Workshop, climate change has moved from the periphery to the center of international relations and foreign policy study in the span of just 25 years.
Lukes and Ye Offer Insight into Future U.S. Relations with China and Russia
Professors Lukes and Ye provide insight into the United States’ relationship with China and Russia in 2022, whether relations will improve or deteriorate, as well as opportunities for cooperation.
Goldstein Comments on Change of Government in Germany
“The departure of Chancellor Merkel after so many years and a change in political parties in Berlin will cause nervousness in Brussels…A big problem will be to successfully maintain the United States’ commitment to defending Europe.”
Shifrinson Co-Authors Article on President Biden’s “Pragmatic Realism”
“Although his predecessor…gave voice to similar impulses, it is Biden who offers a more coherent version of pragmatic realism – a mode of thought that prizes the advancement of tangible U.S. interests, expects other states to follow their own interests, and changes course to get what the United States needs in a competitive world.”
Miller Op-Ed Offers Projections of India-U.S. Partnership
“As far as New Delhi is concerned, the India-US partnership, in which it has invested over the past two decades, is still a sound bet that addresses its geopolitical concerns.”
Lori and Schilde Publish Article on Migration Management in Global Commons
Professor Lori and Schilde evaluate the phenomenon of migrant interdiction in international waters, and specifically the High Seas global commons, examining the logic of why advanced liberal democracies, in particular, engage in this practice.
Heine Discusses Latin American Foreign Affairs on Pódcast IMR
Given escalating US-China tensions, Ambassador Heine suggests that Active Non-Alignment is the best foreign policy option for Latin America in the international environment.
Fewsmith Publishes “Rethinking Chinese Politics“
Tracing four decades of elite politics, Fewsmith’s new book focuses on how people gain positions and consolidate power. His conclusions challenge much of the literature on authoritarian systems in general and on China in particular.
What Will be the Biggest Global Issue of 2021?
COVID-19 is clearly a global priority, but there are a myriad of additional world issues that must be addressed in 2021.
Sarkar Discusses Decolonizing International Relations
Professor Sarkar discussed power structures and hierarchies in knowledge production, and how that impedes the process of decolonization of the field.
Shifrinson Published in International Security
Professor Shifrinson explores how rising great powers manage and respond to declining peers.
Garčević Writes Op-Ed on “Unfinished Business in the Balkans”
In a new op-ed published in Balkan Insight, Ambassador Vesko Garčević discusses the state of the Balkans and U.S. interest in the region.
Heine Publishes Research on the State of IR in Latin America
Amb. Jorge Heine publishes a co-authored research paper in Estudios Internacionales on the state of International Relations theory and practice in Latin America.
Pardee School Invites Applications for Faculty Positions
The Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for three faculty positions.
Pardee School Hosts 2018 Career Symposium
The symposium included panels and a networking hour with professionals currently working in the field of international relations.
Keylor Presents Paper at Sorbonne Conference
Prof. William Keylor presented on the history of international relations and the challenge the discipline has faced.
Najam Talks the Future of Geopolitics on Capital TV
Dean Adil Najam gave a set of two long interview to Capital TV host Ejaz Haider on the changing dynamics of global affairs.