Heine Comments on US Role in Haiti Crisis

On August 19, 2023, 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 quoted in the Miami Herald on the United States’ lack of action to resolve the crisis Haiti. As Haiti’s current government is…

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Heine Offers Insight on Haiti Crisis

On August 16, 2023, 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, published a column in The Conversation discussing the international community’s response to the crisis in Haiti. Following Kenya’s offer to lead a mission…

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ASC Commences Spring 2023 Walter Rodney Seminar Series

In the premier Rodney seminar, Chao Tayiana Maina presented her ongoing research and projects, including the Museum of British Colonialism and Open Restitution Africa (ORA), which aim to reverse the historical erasure and erosion from colonial enterprises and how the digital transfer of history helps to preserve it.

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Greenacre Leading Development of Blockchain-Based Application to Support African Farmers

The project aims to better support Hello Tractor’s mission of supporting farmers in Africa and, by extension, helping feed the world into the 21st century. Insights from the project could also support the work of other firms trying to provide healthcare, clean energy, and other services to rural communities.

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Joshua Wright (BA IR ’22) Shares Story of Field Research in Kenya

“One of the first lessons I learned while reading post-colonial literature was the importance of rejecting Western exceptionalism and understanding that our perspective might not reflect that of the communities involved. The Keylor Grant is the perfect opportunity to embrace a new culture, approach the topic from an entirely different angle, and challenge your preconceived notions about a community or state.”

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