Freedom of the Press in the Middle East

United States has been recognized as the country of the free, land of democracy, and land of opportunity. People of all creed has made the US their home and pursued happiness here. The global rise of nationalism, recent political developments and divisive rhetoric against diversity test our values and beliefs.

Innovation, Higher Education and the Role of Emerging Economies in Global Development 

Members of the new Pardee Center Task Force on Higher Education and Innovation presented their research to a diverse audience of scholars, students, and development practitioners at a day-long conference on April 24 at Boston University.

Gender of the State and Politics

In collaboration by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, the International Affairs program at Northeastern University, and the Peace Islands Institute, a two-day conference was held at Northeastern University on October 24th  – 25th.



Islam and Democracy: A Closer Look at the Turkish Model  

Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Time: 8:00am-5:30pm
Location: Gasson Hall 112 and 305
Boston College, Chestnut Hill Campus