In this week's edition, our Research Seminar Series continues with Roham Alvandi on "Iran in the Age of Aryamehr," Scott Goodwyn (Pardee '96) discusses his Pardee School education and career in international consulting, the Pardee School hosts a mentoring session on diplomacy and intelligence, the Center for the Study of Europe hosts a Works in Progress meeting, and Pardee professors in the media on Diaz-Canel's U.S. trip, the recent U.N. climate report and China as a development bank. 
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This Week @BUPardeeSchool

Week of October 17, 2018

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Event Spotlight

Research Seminar: Alvandi on Iran in the Age of Aryamehr

London School of Economics and Political Science Prof. Roham Alvandi gave a talk entitled "Iran in the Age of Aryamehr."

Alumni Spotlight

Goodwyn on Careers in International Consulting

Scott Goodwyn (Pardee '96) discusses his Pardee School education and work in international business development and strategic planning for a consulting firm.

Event Spotlight

Pardee School Hosts Mentoring Session on Diplomacy and Intelligence

The event featured former and current members of the intelligence community alongside three former ambassadors for a discussion on the relationship between these two fields.

Faculty News

Lukes Delivers Keynote at PEN Congress in Prague

Prof. Igor Lukes delivered a talk entitled “The Loneliness of a Self-Centered State: The Causes of Czech Defeats and Failures, 1938-2018."

School News

Join the Pardee School Network on LinkedIn

Update your education profile on LinkedIn to include "Boston University -- Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies"     
Center Spotlight

Center for the Study of Europe Hosts Works in Progress Meeting

Kimberly Arkin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Boston University, gave a talk entitled "Debating Bioethics and Making Secular France."  

Faculty News

Lukes Delivers Seminar at Academy of Sciences in Prague

Prof. Igor Lukes delivered a talk entitled “What Have the Central Europeans Learned from the Thirties?” 

School News

Pardee School Invites Applications for Faculty Positions

The Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for three faculty positions.     
Faculty News

Shifrinson Gives Talk at LBJ School on Rising Titans, Falling Giants

Prof. Joshua Shifrinson discussed his new book "Rising Titans, Falling Giants: How Great Powers Exploit Power Shifts" (Cornell University Press, 2018). 



Amb. Paul Hare

Diaz-Canel's U.S. Trip

Latin America Advisor
Adil Najam 

UN Climate Report

Radio Open Source
Perry Mehrling 

Rethinking Currency

Kevin Gallagher

China as a Development Bank

Michael Greenwald 

Art and Culture in the Middle East

Belfer Center
Igor Lukes

Donald Trump


Wednesday, October 17 

Secrecy and Security in a Democratic Society

Literature, Ethics and Social Justice  

Thursday, October 18                                         

Struggles of Small-Scale Gold Mining Communities in Colombia

Russian Influence Operations in the Digital Age

Friday, October 19

The Economics of American Nonproliferation Policy

Mexico's Drug Violence During the Pena Nieto Presidency

Family and Friends Weekend Meeting With Dean Adil Najam   

Monday, October 22                           

Svetlana Boym: Exile and Imagination

Wednesday, October 24

Beyond the Headlines: Where is Pakistan Headed?

Global China Research Colloquium: Dr. Yan Wang

Film Screening: What is Democracy?

CAS Majors Fair
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