Video Update: December 2013
Several exciting announcements punctuate a very busy end-of-semester season at Fletcher. In this month's video report, Admiral James Stavridis, dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, introduces the first virtual book club event for the global Fletcher community, the launch of a new student-run academic journal, and two very exciting extended visitors coming in 2014.
- Get reading! Best-selling author and geopolitical analyst Robert D. Kaplan will participate in a discussion of his latest book, "The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate" on Thursday, January 23, 2014. The event will be live-streamed at: http://fletcher.tufts.edu/book-club.
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- Dr. Mowaffak al-Rubaie a distinguished Iraqi statesman and policymaker and former national security advisor, will join us in early 2014 as statesman-in-residence, engaging faculty and students in discussions around events in the region.
- In Fall 2014, Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, director general emeritus of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and co-recipient of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize, will join Fletcher as Nobel-Laureate-in-Residence.
- A new student-led academic journal "The Fletcher Security Review," will launch December 20, 2013 at www.FletcherSecurity.org.
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