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In this week's edition, Amb. Mary Beth Leonard speaks to the Pardee School Dean's Ambassadors, the African Studies Center hosts a graduate student conference,GEGI launches a China Energy Finance Database and Pardee professors in the media on the politicization of the U.S. air strike on Syria, the French presidential election and the upcoming IMF and World Bank meetings.
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This Week @BUPardeeSchool

Week of April 10, 2017


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Event Spotlight
Amb. Mary Beth Leonard Speaks to Dean's Ambassadors

Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard (CAS '84) is the current U.S. Ambassador to the African Union and former Ambassador to Mali. 
Faculty Spotlight
Goldstein Speaks on Centennial of U.S. Entry Into WWI

The event, entitled "Fighting Doughboys: Massachusetts Called to Arms in WWI," was hosted by the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.            
Research Spotlight
GEGI Launches China Energy Finance Database

The database allows users to search and display the overseas lending of the China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China.          
Faculty Spotlight
Wippl Speaks at Espionage Seminar

Prof. Joseph Wippl, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, spoke at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.
Event News
African Studies Center Hosts Graduate Student Conference 

The keynote address was delivered by Alex De Waal, Research Professor and Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation at Tufts University.        
Faculty Spotlight
Anderson Gives Talk at Harvard CMES

Prof. Betty Anderson spoke at a conference “The Naksa Fifty Years Later:  New Sources, Questions, and Approaches to the ’67 War."     
Faculty Spotlight
Wippl Gives Talks on U.S., Transatlantic Security

Prof. Joseph Wippl gave the keynote address as part of the Creating and Challenging the Transatlantic Intelligence Community conference.        

IN THE MEDIA

Adil Najam
Political Implications of Syria Strike
Boston Herald
Kevin Gallagher
IMF, World Bank Meetings
Latin America Goes Global
William Keylor
French Presidential Election
Boston Herald

CALENDAR

Monday, April 10
Pardee School Faculty Book Talk: Professor Renata Keller

Rodney Seminar Series: René Lemarchand

History in Images, History in Words: In Search of Facts in Documentary Filmmaking, a Lecture by Carma Hinton
 

Tuesday, April 11                       

Sarah Mardini: From Refugee to Rescuer 

Samurai in the Land of the Gaucho

Which Future for Democracy in a Post-political Age? A Lecture by Chantal Mouffe

Maximum Harm: The Tsarnaev Brothers, The FBI, and the Road to the Marathon Bombing
 

Wednesday, April 12                                                 

Last Day to Take a Leave of Absence or Withdraw from the University, for Spring Term

Pardee Works: Career and Internship Opportunities at the U.S. Department of State

Venezuela: Is the Bolivarian Revolution Coming to an End?
 


Friday, April 14                                                

"Development Banks, Conditional Cash Transfers, and Poverty Alleviation"

Pardee School Undergraduate Open House
 

 
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