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In this week's edition, the Pardee Graduate Council hosts their 6th annual graduate conference, the Pardee School hosts Reza Aslan for a Screening of his new show Believer, Pardee faculty attend the annual ISA conference and Pardee professors in the media on the future of economic ties between the United States and Latin America, President Donald Trump's Russia strategy and Pakistan at 70. 
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This Week @BUPardeeSchool

Week of February 27, 2017


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Student Spotlight
PGC Hosts 6th Annual Graduate Conference 

The theme for this year’s conference was “Walls or Bridges? Restructuring for a Better Tomorrow.”        
Event Spotlight
Pardee School Hosts Reza Aslan for Screening of Believer 

The screening was followed by a question and answer session with Aslan moderated by Professor Jessica Stern.       
Faculty Spotlight
Pardee School Faculty Attend ISA Conference

The highly-attended annual convention fosters rigorous discussion on a broad range of topics within the field of international studies.         
School News
GEGI Launches China-LatAm Finance Database

The database provides up-to-date information on Chinese policy bank loans to Latin America by country, lender, sector and year.         
Faculty Spotlight
Hare Speaks at Endicott College on U.S.-Cuba Relations 

Amb. Paul Hare discussed the future of relations between the United States and Cuba.
Event Spotlight
MENA Hosts Workshop on Arab-Russian Cultural Ties 

The Middle East and North Africa Studies Program organized the workshop which focused on Arab-Russian and Arab-Soviet cultural ties.         
Faculty Spotlight 
Corgan Speaks at Arctic VI Conference at Tufts

Prof. Michael Corgan moderated a panel at the Arctic VI Conference at Tufts University.          
Student Spotlight 
Kelberer Publishes Paper on Refugee Work Permits in Jordan

MA candidate Vicky Kelberer published the report with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies.         
Faculty Spotlight 
Menchik Leads Workshops on Combating Islamophobia 

Prof. Jeremy Menchik led two workshops on "How to Combat Islamophobia."         
Faculty Spotlight 
Woodward Speaks at University of Pittsburgh 

Prof. John Woodward offered his views on recent national security and intelligence-related developments.          

IN THE MEDIA

Kevin Gallagher 
U.S. Withdrawal From Latin America
The Diplomat
Robert Loftis 
Trump's Russia Strategy
BU Today
Adil Najam  
Pakistan at 70
The News

CALENDAR

Monday, Feb. 27
The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution

Rioting Through Religion: Spirituality and Activism in Free French Brazzaville, 1940-1944

Overstepping the Humanities Crisis: Reflections on Archiving and Conceptualizing Global Human Memory

Thursday, March 2                        

Mexico: Caught in the Crossfire
 
Friday, March 3
Deadline to Register for March Foreign Language Exam 

Publishing Literature in Translation: Barbara Epler, Susan Harris, Jill Schoolman 
 
                             
 

 
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