Professors Robert Hefner and Mark Storella both bring important leadership experience and a passion for the regions they work in; in these roles, they will continue the tradition of Asia and Africa-focused scholarship and Boston University and further enhance the great reputations that both of these Centers enjoy.
As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, the Pardee School asked its faculty of leading international affairs scholars and practitioners to share their thoughts on how they believe the leaders of the world – particularly Russia and the U.S. – should act.
Pardee School Professors Berger, Fewsmith, and Ye came together for a discussion on security, political, and economic trends in the U.S-China relationship as well as what the future holds for the two superpowers.
Pardee School professors and fellow scholars comment on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legacy, the implications for transatlantic relations following the German elections, as well as how the results might affect the balance of power and policies in the EU.
Participants talked about local and national actions but also what can be done at BU in the classroom and at the institutional level to address this pressing issue.
The Beyond the Headlines series continued with a discussion entitled “Pakistan-India Relations Under Imran Khan and Modi After August 5.”
Several Pardee School faculty members participated in the Center for the Study of Asia symposium on “Asia in Transition: 1919-2019.”
The Center for the Study of Europe hosted former member of the German Bundestag Karsten Voigt for a series of lectures and class visits.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses President Donald Trump’s demands that NATO allies spend more on defense.
Prof. Thomas Berger was interviewed for a recent radio segment on Angela Merkel.
Dean Adil Najam thanked outgoing BUCSA Director Catherine Yeh for her tireless work and leadership of the center over the past three years.
Prof. Thomas Berger spoke at the University of Toronto, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Université de Montreal.
Pardee School professors Thomas Berger, Jayita Sarkar and Robert Loftis spoke as part of a Howard Thurman Center forum on North Korea.
Prof. Thomas Berger discussed whether economic sanctions alone will be enough to prompt North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the tough diplomatic and military challenges Japan currently faces with North Korea.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the potential for a conflict between China and Japan as tensions rise in the East China Sea.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the recent removal of monuments and statues connected to the Confederacy and slavery in the United States.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses how United States foreign policy is likely to change under President Donald Trump.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the political implications of the recent attack on a Berlin Christmas market.
Prof. Thomas Berger discusses the expropriation of the house where Adolf Hitler was born by the Austrian government.