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March 2013

  1. Mar 2–
    Mar 3

    The European Conference

    9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Europe 2.0 - Taking The Next Step

  2. Mar 2–
    Mar 3

    2013 Tufts Energy Conference: Powering Global Energy Security

    11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Availability, accessibility, affordability, and acceptability: these “Four As” are at the core of global energy security. As energy demands increase around the world, the global community must balance the “Four As” while keeping up with need. Thanks to major innovations in extraction technologies, fossil fuels remain an available and affordable global asset. Yet climate change, geopolitical risk, and environmental impacts are changing the energy debate and challenging the acceptability of fossil fuels. In the short term, emerging green technologies often lack accessibility, availability, and affordability. TEC 2013 will explore how both developing and developed countries are working to meet their energy needs, manage geopolitical risk, and ensure energy security.

  3. Mar 4

    Statebuilding as Political Process: Negotiating Change in Hybrid Political Orders

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Dr. Achim Wennmann will discuss statebuilding as a political process through the role of negotiation.

  4. Mar 4

    Brown Bag Seminar: Mixing Medical Aid and Human Rights in an Israeli Humanitarian Clinic Speaker Affiliation

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Ilil Benjamin, Visiting Fellow at the Feinstein International Center, will illustrate the tensions that emerge daily among aid workers as they confront the contradictions ensuing from their dual mandates. Sponsored by the Feinstein International Center.

  5. Mar 4

    Disorder and the Unappreciated Order: Women, Migration and Labor in Mozambique

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    The Fletcher Africana Club and Fletcher Global Women present a lecture by Dr. Penvenne on Disorder and the Unappreciated Order: Women, Migration and Labor in Mozambique.

  6. Mar 6

    Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    The Hitachi Center for Technology and International Affairs Speaker Series presents Rebecca MacKinnon, winner of the Harvard Shorenstein Center 2013 Goldsmith Book Prize, on her work, “Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom.”

  7. Mar 7

    Development in Hard Times

    3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    2013 Leontief Prize: “Development in Hard Times:” The Global Development and Environment Institute will award the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought in memory of Dr. Albert O. Hirschman and to Dr. Frances Stewart for their work on international development economics. Albert O. Hirschman was a pioneer in the study of political economy in developing countries, most recently at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. Dr. Jeremy Adelman of Princeton University will accept the award on his behalf. Frances Stewart is the emeritus Professor of Development Economics at the University of Oxford. Her most recent work introduces the idea of “horizontal inequalities” and their role in causing conflict.

  8. Mar 11

    Emergence of a Post-South World?: Evidence from the Climate Regime

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Presentation by Rishikesh Bhandary, Junior Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School.

  9. Mar 12

    Women's Access to Justice in the Middle East and North Africa Region

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    The Charles Francis Adams Lecture Series presents Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor at the World Bank Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, speaking on “Women's Access to Justice in the Middle East and North Africa Region.” Registration is required.

  10. Mar 13

    ISSP Luncheon Lecture Series

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

    International Security Studies presents: Dr. Mowaffak Baker al Rubaie. Dr. al Rubaie will present an "off the record" lecture to a Fletcher audience of faculty, staff and students.

  11. Mar 14

    Getting Energy Right

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Talk by Dev Sanyal F'88, Executive Vice President and Group Chief of Staff, BP.

  12. Mar 25

    IBGC Speaker Series Presents: Stuart Spencer (F89), Chief Operating Officer, Chubb Accident & Health Worldwide

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Stuart A. Spencer is Chief Operating Officer of Chubb Accident & Health Worldwide, one of four strategic business units within one of the world’s largest property and casualty insurance groups. Mr. Spencer joined the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies as a Chief Operating Officer and head of its Life, Accident and Health division in June 2009 after more than a dozen years in the insurance industry. We will be live-tweeting at the event and encourage you to join us! Please mention @IBGC_Fletcher and use hashtag #IBGCSpeaks. Registration required via the link above.

  13. Mar 25

    Admissions Information Session

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    We invite you to attend a small group Information Sessions during your campus visit to learn about The Fletcher School.

  14. Mar 25

    Let there be Light: Addressing the Energy Access Challenge through Innovation

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    with Kartikeya Singh, Junior Research Fellow, CIERP, The Fletcher School

  15. Mar 25–
    Mar 26

    Deadly Dance: Arctic Warming and Global Climate Change

    5:30 PM – 4:00 PM

    Please join the Murrow Center for Public Diplomacy and Center for International Environment and Resource Policy on March 25 for dinner and on March 26 for a full-day conference on arctic warming and global climate change.

  16. Mar 26

    Mafia Madness: Fletcher's Inaugural Internal Networking Event

    7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

    Fletcher Net Impact presents Mafia Madness - our first ever professional student-to-student networking event.

  17. Mar 27

    Preventing Sex Trafficking by Targeting Demand: Holding 'Johns' Accountable

    12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

    This presentation and discussion will focus on how prostitution and sex trafficking intersect, and why stemming the demand for commercial sex is a critical piece to a comprehensive approach to combat trafficking.

  18. Mar 27

    Gorillas and Elephants, People and Parks: Lessons in Conservation and Conflict from Central Africa

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    with Bill Weber, International Conservationist, Co-Founder of the Mountain Gorilla Project in Rwanda, and Co-Author of In the Kingdom of Gorillas

  19. Mar 28

    U.S. Cultural Diplomacy in Japan

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    The Twenty-fourth Diplomatic Studies Roundtable presentation by and discussion with Mark Davidson F’86, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs of the United States Embassy in Tokyo, on "U.S. Cultural Diplomacy in Japan."

  20. Mar 28

    "My Life in North Korea": A Testimony by Joseph, a North Korean Defector

    3:20 PM – 5:00 PM

    Fletcher North Korea Working Group is pleased to host this meaningful event at The Fletcher School. Joseph Kim will share his North Korean life story, the long journey to freedom, and his new life in the U.S. This event will show how the North Korean people suffer in North Korea and what Mr. Kim went through to flee from North Korea in pursuit of a better life. This event will be off-the-record.

  21. Mar 28

    Black Nobel Laureates (Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama) Debate War and Peace

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    Please join The Fletcher Africana Club, The Fletcher Ralph Bunche Society, and The Fletcher Students in Security (FSIS) on "Black Nobel Laureates (Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama) Debate War and Peace"

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