In this week's edition, the Pardee School hosts a welcome back breakfast to kick off the spring 2019 semester, Pardee School faculty weigh in on the biggest global stories of the past year, Dean Adil Najam meets with BU alumni in Beirut, Prof. Josh Shifrinson briefs congressional staffers on power politics, and Pardee professors in the media on Brexit deadlock, the next World Bank president, and an American charged with espionage in Russia.  
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This Week @BUPardeeSchool

Week of January 23, 2019

Top Stories

School News

What Was the Biggest Global Story of 2018?

Pardee School faculty give their thoughts on the most important international stories of 2018. 

Event Spotlight

Pardee School Hosts Spring 2019 Welcome Back Breakfast

Pardee School students, faculty and staff enjoyed coffee, donuts and bagels to kick off the spring 2019 semester. 

Alumni Spotlight

Najam Meets With BU Alumni in Beirut

Dean Adil Najam met with alumni in Beirut, Lebanon for a series of engaging discussions and thoughtful dialogues about the mission and future of the Pardee School.

Faculty News

Shifrinson Briefs Congressional Staffers on Power Politics

Prof. Joshua Shifrinson briefed 70 staff members from the Senate and House on United States strategy and the return of great power politics. 

Student Spotlight 

PGC Calls for Papers for 2019 Graduate Student Conference

The Pardee Graduate Council (PGC) is accepting abstract submissions for the 8th annual Pardee Graduate Student Conference.

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"     
Student Spotlight

Pardee Periodical Calls for Spring 2019 Submissions

The Pardee Periodical Journal of Global Affairs, the graduate student academic journal at the Pardee School, is now accepting paper submissions for the Spring 2019 print issue.

Faculty News

Najam Speaks at Inauguration of PM House Research Center

Dean Adil Najam spoke at the inauguration of the Institute of Advanced Studies at Pakistan's Prime Minister house complex.

Faculty News

Shifrinson Speaks at Cato Institute Panel on Great Power Competition

Prof. Joshua Shifrinson spoke as part of a panel entitled "The Return of Great Power Competition," at the Cato Institute.

Faculty News

Greenwald Speaks on Panel on Sovereign Wealth Funds

Michael B. Greenwald (Pardee ’07) spoke at an Atlantic Council panel on "The Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds in Oil Economies in Abu Dhabi." 

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.     


Cathie Jo Martin

Brexit Deadlock

The Guardian
Kevin Gallagher 

The Next World Bank President

Igor Lukes

American Charged With Espionage in Russia

The New Presence 
January 24, 2019
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett 
January 25, 2019
Tortured Readings: Hermeneutics and the Authorization of State Violence

January 28, 2019
The Birth, Death, and Resurrection of Development Economics

January 29, 2019

A New Religious Call for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Where is China's Banking System Heading? Consequences for the World

January 31, 2019
Cooperation Among Development Finance Institutions: Implications for China and Green Finance
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