In this week's edition, the Pardee School co-sponsors the 12th annual Boston Area Model United Nations Conference, the African Studies Center launches a research project on Ajami literature in West Africa, Amb. Robert Loftis publishes a review in Ethics and International Affairs, and Pardee professors in the media on Russia-Cuba relations, China's intelligence efforts, and Indonesian democracy.
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This Week @BUPardeeSchool

Week of October 9, 2019

Top Stories

Faculty News

Schmidt Named a Most-Cited Scholar by APSA Journal

Prof. Vivien Schmidt was named as one of the 100 currently most-cited scholars, the 25 most-cited in her PhD cohort, and the 40 most-cited women scholars. 

Event Spotlight

Mudarri Initiative Hosts Talk on The Idea of Arab Food

Sami Zubaida delivered a lecture entitled "The Idea of Arab Food: Geography and Ethnicity." 

Student Spotlight

12th Annual Boston Area Model United Nations Conference Held

Pardee School Prof. Kaija Schilde delivered the keynote address at the 12th Annual Boston Area Model United Nations Conference (BarMUN XII).  

Center Spotlight

CURA Hosts 2019 Fall Reception Boat Cruise

CURA Director Timothy Longman highlighted upcoming events and officially welcomed the CURA community back to campus for the academic year. 

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

ASC Launches Research Project on Ajami Literature in West Africa

The African Studies Center has launched an important research initiative that aims to provide a new window into the history, cultures, and intellectual traditions of West Africa.

Faculty News

Nolan Moderates Panel at Symposium on Narrative Journalism

Prof. Rachel Nolan moderated a panel as part of a symposium on "Uncertain States: Narrative Journalism and Its Limits."  

Faculty News

Loftis Publishes Review in Ethics and International Affairs

Amb. Robert Loftis published a review of Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation by Sven M. G. Koopmans (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). 

School News

Pardee School Invites Applications for Three Faculty Positions

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



Erik Goldstein 

Trump-Morrison Phone Call

The Washington Post
Jeremy Menchik 

Indonesian Democracy

Al Jazeera
Amb. Paul Hare

Russia-Cuba Relations

Joseph Wippl

China's Intelligence Efforts

October 9, 2019
Beyond the Headlines: The Cost of Intervention in Iran and Beyond

CinemAfriq: Hyenas (Wolof)

October 10, 2019                

The Politics of Migration in Egypt 

Research Seminar Series: Narges Bajoghli

El Cine de Aqui y de Alla: The Transactional Stardom of Jose Mojica 


October 11, 2019                         
Graduate Foreign Language Exam

CURA Colloquium

October 15, 2019                                

Who Runs For Office in Authoritarian Regimes? Elite Ambition and Role Orientation in Cameroon 

Research in Comparative Politics Workshop: Yonatan Morse

China and Japan: Facing History

October 16, 2019 

MA Paper Proposals Due

Book Talk: From Pugwash to Putin 

Is Civic Nationalism Necessarily Inclusive? Conceptions of Nationhood and Anti-Muslim Attitudes in Europe 

CinemAfriq: Micere Githae Mugo -- Tireless Pursuit 
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