Heine Panels at Hemispheric Security Conference
Professor 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 invited to Miami, Florida on May 1-2, 2023 to speak at Florida International University for the VIII Hemispheric Security Conference. The VIII Hemispheric…
Woodward Interviewed on Facial Recognition Technology
On May 3, 2023, John Woodward, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, discusses New York City’s proposed law to ban certain private sector use of facial recognition technology in a segment on Fox News. Two bills have been introduced to prevent businesses and landlords from…
Garčević Discusses the Future of NATO on Podcast
Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, was interviewed on the podcast Cold War Five: America’s Role Abroad! on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In the episode, “Securing the Future: NATO in Crisis?,” he and BU student Michael Dupre…
Najam Presents Seminar on Climate and Security at Uppsala
Dean Emeritus Adil Najam argues that climate change is no longer a future threat. It is a real and present danger today.
Garčević Speaks at IEMS George E. Danis Security & Diplomacy Seminar
Ambassador Garčević joined fellow scholars and practitioners to examine how the war in Ukraine may reflect on the situation in Eastern Mediterranean, including Turkish-Greek relations.
CSE Launches “Europe in the World” Podcast
“Europe in the World” explores the process of European integration from a number of angles: development, humanitarianism, and crisis management; security and defense; migration; enlargement; and energy.
Ye Quoted on China’s New Global Security Initiative
“Chinese strategic circles are engaged in debates and discussions on security rethinking and adaptation to the new environment. Thus, the new security initiative is likely to stifle such debates and limit the scope of disagreements in China.”
Schmidt Comments on What to Expect in 2022
Professor Schmidt predicts that “2022 is likely to continue to surprise us, for the better (political economy) or for the worse (security).”
Garčević Interviewed on Developments in Ukraine
Ambassador Garčević outlines how Moscow uses Ukraine as a bargaining chip in its relations with the West, highlighting that the current build-up of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border may be an attempt to force the West to take Russia’s security demands seriously.
Garčević Co-Authors Op-Ed Requesting U.S. Leadership in the Balkans
“The independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity of BiH, Kosovo, and Montenegro are under direct threat from a revanchist regime in Serbia, one that likewise endangers the U.S. commitments to peace and stability in southeast Europe.”
Woodward Chairs Panel on Facial Recognition Technologies
During Professor Woodward’s Connect: ID Conference panel, subject matter experts discussed emerging issues in facial recognition, public perceptions of the technology, facial recognition in government use cases, and policy concerns.
Schilde Quoted in Article on EU Defense Policy
“The European public supports EU defence policy, it has for decades, and citizens hold consistent and well-developed attitudes on the topic…in fact, no other policy domain is as popular and robust as the idea of pooling national sovereignty over defence.”
Garčević Speaks During Eastern Mediterranean Security and Diplomacy Seminar
Ambassador Garčević discussed potential policy shifts with the incoming Biden administration with Emmanuel College’s IEMS.
Najam Interviewed on COVID-19 and Human Security
Adil Najam was interviewed on multiple Pakistani TV news channels on the efforts to combat COVID-19 in Pakistan and in USA and on coronavirus in the context of human security.
Schilde Receives Hariri Research Incubation Award
Prof. Kaija Schilde has been awarded a Research Incubation Award (RIA) from the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing.
Najam Attends UN Workshop on Climate and Security
Dean Adil Najam attended a workshop on climate change and security hosted by the German Mission to the United Stations and the think tank Adelphi.
Sarkar Gives Keynote at Natick High School on Peace and Security
Prof. Jayita Sarkar gave a talk entitled “Peace, Security and Nuclear Issues.”
Selin and Najam to Lead USIP-Funded Study on Climate and Security
Professors Selin and Najam are principal investigators on a USIP grant to study expert perceptions on the links between climate change and security in Pakistan.
Wippl Gives Talks on U.S., Transatlantic Intelligence
Prof. Joseph Wippl gave the keynote address as part of the Creating and Challenging the Transatlantic Intelligence Community conference.
BUCSA: Agawa on Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Age of Walls
Prof. Naoyuki Agawa discussed the future of Japanese foreign and security policies in the age of walls.