Garčević Delivers Lecture on Global Cooperation
On March 22, 2023, Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, lectured on the impending challenges for multilateralism and global cooperation for students of Global Studies at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. During his lecture, titled “Towards a new UN:…
Najam Leads Seminar on Religion and Environment
Professor Najam suggested that the view that “if we only get the science right, the right values will themselves emerge” has proven to be insufficient and it is time to move from a science-faith divide to a common strategy for confronting one of the great moral crises of our times: climate change.
Weinstein Delivers Lecture on Nuclear Deterrence and Global Security
Lt. Gen Weinstein (Ret) discussed the nuclear capabilities of Russia, China, and North Korea; the need to modernize the United State’s nuclear forces; the nuclear component of the war in Ukraine, and more.
Najam Leads Workshop on Teaching Leadership and Character
Najam highlighted that developing leadership and character cannot be easy or straightforward exercises, and trying to do so is fraught with challenges; however, there is probably little else that is of greater importance everywhere in the world than helping to develop a new generation of “leaders of character.”
Najam Delivers SDPI Lecture on Climate Change from a Pakistan Perspective
In his remarks, Professor Najam addresses the failures of existing climate agreements, the evolution of climate policy worldwide, the transformation of the climate issue from one of mitigation to adaptation, as well as how Pakistan can tackle its own climate challenges.
CLAS Hosts Conversation with Congresswoman-elect Karmen Ramírez Boscán
Congresswoman-elect Karmen Ramírez Boscán, a Geneva-based indigenous Wayúu woman who was selected to represent overseas Colombians in the Congress – discusses the challenges facing Colombia today.
Garčević Delivers Lecture on EU Opportunities for Non-Member States
By missing an opportunity to grant the candidate status to Bosnia and Herzegovina, open accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia, or grant a visa-free regime for Kosovo, Brussels puts at risk the legitimacy of enlargement in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Hefner Delivers Gordon College’s Annual Franz Lecture
Professor Hefner argues that some measure of “operating consensus” on both citizenship and civic education is vital for an open and effective democracy; however, there are two key barriers that make this more difficult.
Garčević Delivers Lecture on Contemporary Issues in Global Studies
Ambassador Garčević offers up a three-pronged approach to global cooperation in order to address major contemporary global issues from climate change to economic inequality.
Najam Discusses Youth in Pakistan and Drivers of Youth Empowerment
Dean Najam talks about the youth in Pakistan, their ambitions and dreams, their immense potential, and the human development challenges that keep holding them back.
Najam Discusses Pakistan’s Climate Diplomacy at ISSI Lecture
Dean Najam states that countries like Pakistan will have to bear the maximum cost of climate change, hence, Pakistan has to change its efforts both nationally and internationally to address the issue diplomatically and make it a diplomatic cause.
Garčević Discusses Conflict Resolution and Negotiations with Fletcher School Students
Ambassador Garčević’s remarks provided an opportunity to learn more about life situations and career paths where students could employ their negotiation skills.
Najam Delivers Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture on Climate Change
According to Dean Najam, the world is now living in the Age of Adaptation, and ignoring the impacts of climate change is no longer a luxury that any country can afford, least of all Pakistan, which is economically impoverished and climatically imperiled.
Schmidt Discusses Neo-Liberal Ideas and Impact on Democratic Capitalism
Professor Schmidt discusses the findings of her upcoming journal article “The Power of Ideas in Capitalism Transformations and Democratic Backlash” at the Stato e Mercato Annual Seminar.
Longman Delivers Lecture on Institutionalized Racial Segregation in South Africa
“When we look at South Africa and the United States those are two places where violence and racism have been put together on a regular basis and that we’re continuing to struggle with today.”
Najam Delivers Talk on International Climate Negotiations for MGA Network
Dean Najam argues that despite the enhanced global attention, climate talks have become a ritual in “talk and talk” and very little action, especially by the major industrialized countries.
Storella Delivers Harvard Club Lecture on America’s Place in the World
Ambassador Storella’s lecture explored the multiple factors shaping America’s place in the world and how that role might evolve and adapt to 21st-century realities.
Garčević Delivers Guest Lecture for Elcano Royal Institute
Garčević, notes that the EU’s traditional “power currencies” in the Balkans have been compromised and Beijing and Moscow have established themselves as viable and/or even preferable alternatives to Brussels.
Miller Delivers Lecture on China-India Relations
Miller discussed the history of China India relations, how it affects policy issues today, and where India’s relationship with the U.S. fits in this geopolitical scenario.
Schmidt Gives Lecture on Europe’s Crisis of Legitimacy
Prof. Vivien Schmidt gave a lecture for the EU Horizon 2020 research network RECONNECT at the Norwegian Embassy’s Norway House in Brussels.