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October 2013

  1. Oct 1

    ISSP Meet the Military Reception

    5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  2. Oct 2–
    Oct 4

    Fletcher Triplomacy Executive Seminar - The Changing Landscape: Energy, Environment, and Security

    9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    During the past few years, the United States drastically reduced its oil and gas imports while China became a net importer of coal. Now Asia is the leading oil importer, surpassing both North America and Europe. What happens to global dynamics if the United States becomes a major gas exporter? Does energy independence lead to energy security?

  3. Oct 2

    Brown Bag Lunch - The Emergence of Local Sustainable Economies: Stories of Resilience, Renewal and Rebirth

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Join us for a brown bag lunch discussion on the re-localization and sustainability of economies.

  4. Oct 2

    State Department Internship Experience Panel

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Returning second year Fletcher students speak about the State Department internships they had this past summer.

  5. Oct 2

    Fletcher D-Prize Jumbo Labs Ideation Session

    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Calling all Fletcher & Tufts entrepreneurs and those who want to become one!

  6. Oct 3

    Reflections on the Intellectual Tradition of Southeastern Europe

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    The Constantine G. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and European Studies presents Paschalis Kitromilides, Professor of Political Science at the University of Athens.

  7. Oct 3

    Straight Up Africa

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents a film screening of the documentary Straight Up Africa with Q&A led by Executive Producer Teresa Clarke.

  8. Oct 4
  9. Oct 4

    Ginn Library Book Talk: Joel Trachtman

    2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

    Please come see Joel Trachtman discuss his books: The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win & The Future of International Law: Global Government.

  10. Oct 7
  11. Oct 8

    ISSP Luncheon Lecture Series

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

  12. Oct 9

    IBGC Speaker Series: Tripp Jones, Managing Director, New Profit, Inc.

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents: "For Profit, Non-profit or New Profit: Perspectives on Blending Social Innovation & Enterprise" with Tripp Jones, Managing Director, New Profit Inc.

  13. Oct 9

    The Grand Partnership: Can Government and Business Cooperate in the 21st Century?

    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    A dialogue between: Mr. GLEN S. FUKUSHIMA*, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress & Prof. JOEL P. TRACHTMAN, Professor of International Law, The Fletcher School Opening Remarks by: Prof. CHRISTOPHER R. TUNNARD

  14. Oct 10

    Building Bridges: Financing Infrastructure in Emerging Markets

    9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    This conference will bring together sovereign wealth and other long term investors, fund managers, corporate executives, public policy makers, practitioners, and academics to discuss investment opportunities, challenges to and risks of in-bound investment in emerging market infrastructure, as well as the policy frameworks that govern such investment in emerging markets.

  15. Oct 10

    Ginn Library Book Talk: Matthew Levitt

    3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

    Please come see Matthew Levitt discuss his new book: Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God.

  16. Oct 10

    Global Energy Challenges

    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

  17. Oct 11

    Admissions Visit Day

    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    To fully experience what makes Fletcher unique, we invite you to visit the Fletcher campus during an one of our Admissions Visit Events.

  18. Oct 14
  19. Oct 15

    Building New Economies from the Ground Up - Visions from Boston and Mondragon

    4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

    This session will feature Aaron Tanaka and Juan Leyton, both Visiting Practitioners to the Tufts Urban & Environmental Policy and Planning Department, who will share their visions and lessons learned from community-driven efforts to build more democratic, sustainable and just economies from Boston and Mondragon.

  20. Oct 15

    Africana Movie Series: The First Grader

    7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

    The Africana Club will feature the first screening of its monthly Africa Movies Series.

  21. Oct 16
  22. Oct 16

    Admissions Visit Day

    5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    To fully experience what makes Fletcher unique, we invite you to visit the Fletcher campus during an one of our Admissions Visit Events.

  23. Oct 16

    Swahili workshop for beginners

    6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  24. Oct 16

    Social entrepreneurship in East Africa: Indego Africa

    7:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    The co-founder of Indego Africa will share her experience working as a social entrepreneur in East Africa and present a range of sustainable products hand made by Rwandese artisans and designers.

  25. Oct 17

    Between Patient Ambition and Imprudent Self-Delusion: Turkish Foreign Policy in the Wake of the Arab Revolts

    5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

    The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents: Between Patient Ambition and Imprudent Self-Delusion: Turkish Foreign Policy in the Wake of the Arab Revolts with Dr. Soli Özel.

  26. Oct 17

    Financial Inclusion: Starting where the commercial sector ends

    6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

    This session will feature Jeff Ashe, a new GDAE Research Fellow, and Kim Wilson, a lecturer at The Fletcher School, on alternatives to microfinance & banks in low-income areas.

  27. Oct 18

    Internships in East Africa

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Learn how students secured their summer internships in East Africa, the countries where they interned and other lessons learned.

  28. Oct 18

    The Road Ahead for Planetary Environmentalism: An Appreciation of Bill Moomaw

    3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    with Robert Socolow, Princeton University. Lecture from 3:00-4:30 in ASEAN Auditorium, followed by a reception at 4:30 in the Hall of Flags celebrating Professor Moomaw's distinguished career.

  29. Oct 21

    First half of the term ends

    12:00 PM

    First half of the term ends; Modular Courses scheduled in the first half of the term end.

  30. Oct 21

    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.

  31. Oct 23

    Fletcher D-Prize Jumbo Labs: Market Research Ideation Session

    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Fletcher D-Prize Jumbo Labs: Market Research Ideation Session, moderated by James Barlow, Director of ELP.

  32. Oct 24

    Energizing Sustainable Cities: Findings from the Global Energy Assessment

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    with Arnulf Grubler, Acting Program Leader, Transitions to New Technologies Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis; Professor, Energy and Technology, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University; and Convening Lead Author for three chapters of the Global Energy Assessment completed in 2012, including the chapter on Urban Energy Systems.

  33. Oct 24

    “Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else”

    5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    Join the inaugural Michael Leven Lecture Series for its first event with keynote speaker Chrystia Freeland on "Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else."

  34. Oct 24

    Global Innovation: A Tale of 3 Cities: Shanghai, Boston & Milan

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents: Global Innovation: A Tale of 3 Cities: Shanghai, Boston & Milan with Stephen Goodman, F’00, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Continuum

  35. Oct 24

    A Comparison of the Legal Rights of the LGBT Communities in the US and Israel

    6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    Yehoshua Gurtler, an Israeli LGBT advocate and founder of Shoval (an Orthodox Jewish LGBT advocacy group) will be speaking on the legal rights of the LGBT communities in Israel compared to the United States.

  36. Oct 25

    Admissions Visit Day

    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    To fully experience what makes Fletcher unique, we invite you to visit the Fletcher campus during an one of our Admissions Visit Events.

  37. Oct 28

    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.

  38. Oct 28

    Social Science Library Project: Distributing Resources to Developing Countries

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Come join us for a brown bag lunch to hear Joshua Uchitelle-Pierce talk about the Social Science Library Project at GDAE

  39. Oct 28

    Human Trafficking in New England

    12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

    Fletcher alum and WGBH News reporter Phillip Martin, in collaboration with the International Center for Journalists, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University, and the Ford Foundation, will discuss the findings of his research and travels investigating human trafficking with a special focus on the New England human trafficking problem.

  40. Oct 28

    International Business Club and Global Women "Lean In on Campus" Viewing Party

    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    International Business Club and Global Women are excited to host a livestream and discussion to learn more about the Lean In on Campus program. Food and refreshments will be served!

  41. Oct 29

    Fletcher Reads the Newspaper: Rana Plaza and Global Business

    6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    This event focuses on the global production challenges for business, highlighted by the Rana Plaza, Foxconn, and other tragedies.

  42. Oct 30

    ISSP Luncheon Lecture Series

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

  43. Oct 30

    Journey Lines: Authentic Leadership Lessons from Accenture’s Public Practice

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    The Institute for Business in the Global Context Speaker Series presents Journey Lines: Authentic Leadership Lessons from Accenture’s Public Practice with Martin Rodgers, Managing Director of Human Services Programs at Accenture.

  44. Oct 30

    Climate Mitigation 2.0 – The Promise of Restorative Grazing

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Counter-Intuitive Approaches for Reversing Desertification and Global Warming While Meeting Human Needs (A Prelude to Allan Savory’s Visit on Nov. 22-23) with Seth Itzkan, President, Planet-TECH Associates

  45. Oct 30
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