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Upcoming Events

  1. Oct 24

    Battlemind: From Combat to Home

    12:00 PM

    Learn about the challenges service members face when they transition from the battlefield to home.

  2. Oct 24
  3. Oct 25

    Fink Lecture Series with Thom Shanker, F82

    12:20 PM – 1:45 PM

    The Fletcher School is pleased to welcome Thom Shanker, F'82 to campus on Thursday, October 25th as a Geoffrey and Cyrena Fink Distinguished Alumni Speaker. During the lunchtime conversation, Thom will share his professional experiences since Fletcher, and answer your questions. Thom Shanker is an assistant Washington editor for The Times, who joined the editing ranks in 2014 after serving for 13 years as a correspondent covering the Pentagon, the military and national security.He is also an author, with Eric Schmitt, of “Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda,” published in August 2011 by Henry Holt & Company. The book became a New York Times best seller. Mr. Shanker's vast experience includes has covering wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, former YugoSlavia. He spent five years as The Tribune's Moscow correspondent, covering from the start of the Gorbachev era to the the death of the U.S.S.R. and the collapse of the communist empire in Eastern Europe.He also serves as a nonresident senior fellow at the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at the school. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear about life after Fletcher. We are grateful to Geoffrey Fink, F94 and Cyrena Fink, F95 who established The Geoffrey and Cyrena Fink Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series as a forum for students to meet Fletcher alumni, and to gain valuable career insights and access to mentoring opportunities. Event runs 12:20pm – 1:45pm in Cabot 702. Lunch will be served. Space is limited; preregistration required. Please register here. Questions? Contact

  4. Oct 26

    4th Annual Religion Conference: Challenging Assumptions About the Role of Religion in International Affairs

    9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    The Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy's 4th annual conference will focus on the role of religious literacy in international affairs and will ask the question: How can religious literacy help us question assumptions and break new ground on the biggest challenges facing our world today?

  5. Oct 27

    Global Issues Seminar

    8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

  6. Oct 29

    Study Group: Criminals or Enemies? 21st Century Legal Systems - The International Criminal Court and the War on Terror

    12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

    Luis Moreno-Ocampo was the first Prosecutor (June 2003- June 2012) of the new and permanent International Criminal Court.

  7. Oct 29
  8. Oct 29
  9. Nov 1

    Boston SANE

    6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

    You are cordially invited to join us for a unique opportunity to get to know current Fletcher students and fellow alumni at the Eighth Annual Fletcher Student-Alumni Networking Event Thursday, November 1, 2018 6:30 - 8:30 PM The Hall of Flags at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 160 Packard Avenue Medford, MA Parking on campus available. There is no charge to attend this event. Hors d'oeuvres will be served, cash bar available. We are introducing a new feature this year, structured networking by sector and industry, which will take place for the first hour of the event. This feature has proven to be successful at the New York and D.C. receptions in early 2017. Please consider signing up for this segment as it gives students an important opportunity to meet and learn from you. Registration is not yet open for this event.

  10. Nov 2

    Ginn Library Book Talk: Prof. Dannenbaum Discusses "The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier"

    2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

    Join us as Prof. Tom Dannenbaum discusses his new book "The Crime of Aggression, Humanity, and the Soldier."

  11. Nov 5

    Book Talk - Getting to Zero: A Doctor & a Diplomat on the Ebola Frontline

    12:20 PM – 1:30 PM

    Authors to share their book titled Getting to Zero: A Doctor & a Diplomat on the Ebola Frontline in Sierra Leone, a personal account and lessons learned.

  12. Nov 5
  13. Nov 5

    Fletcher Ideas Exchange

    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    The Fletcher Ideas Exchange (FIE) is an annual forum for public speaking held at the Fletcher School. Modeled as a “TED-type” event, the FIE features engaging speeches by students, faculty, and alumni. The theme of this year's event is "Migration 2030: Imagining the Possibilities."

  14. Nov 7
  15. Nov 15
  16. Nov 16–
    Nov 17
  17. Nov 19
  18. Nov 19

    CIERP Research Seminar: The Decline of North Atlantic Right Whales: What’s Going On?

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    How can we apply technologies to improve conservation outcomes for whales?

  19. Nov 22–
    Nov 23

    Engaging Non-State Armed Groups on the Law of Armed Conflict: An operational perspective

    9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Join us for a lecture and Q&A with Jamie Williamson of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

  20. Nov 26–
    Nov 27

    Israeli Interpretations of the Changing Landscapes in the Middle East, with PhD candidate Avner Golov

    9:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    Fletcher’s resident Israeli expert Avner Golov will be discussing the Israeli perspective on the Middle East. His discussion will include an analysis of its relationships with its neighbors, threats and opportunities for partnership, as well as Israel’s future in the context of the changing political landscape.


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