Scott Taylor and Jack Weinstein Present: “Global Security: Challenges & Opportunities for the 21st Century”

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies Dean Scott Taylor and Professor of the Practice Jack Weinstein were the featured speakers at recent BU events in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The LA event, hosted by Ali Brodie (Pardee’04) was held at the offices of Fox Rothschild LLP and the San Francisco gathering was…

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Pardee School Faculty Explore Trends in Global Democracy and Democratic Decline

In recent years, global patterns have emerged that threaten to undermine democracy – election denialism, the emergence of nationalist regimes, and the removal of democratically elected governments to name a few. A panel of Pardee School professors commented on these trends in their regions of study as well as the implications for global democracy.

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Year In Review: 2022 Highlights from the Pardee School

In 2022, the Pardee School went through numerous big changes, welcomed new members to our community, and set the stage for a period of substantial progress as we approach our second decade as stewards of global studies education at BU. As the New Year approaches, we want to highlight some of the biggest stories and moments from the year. 

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Heine Appointed Interim Director of the Pardee Center

Upon announcement of his new role, Ambassador Heine stated, “I have always been a future-oriented person, and being appointed director of the Center, even if only on an interim basis, is a great privilege. At a time when the world is in turmoil, it is especially important to ask the big questions that need to be asked as to which way we are going, and that is what I plan to do.”

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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.

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Pardee School Partners with State Department on Alliance for Afghan Women’s Economic Resilience

Since the Taliban took power in Afghanistan in the Summer of 2021, they have rolled back two decades of progress in women’s rights as well as access to work and education. This public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State and Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies aims to tackle these setbacks.

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