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April 2017

  1. Apr 1

    Global Issues Seminar

    8:45 AM – 2:45 PM

  2. Apr 2

    Admitted Student Alumni Reception

    4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  3. Apr 3

    Admitted Student Open House

    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  4. Cancelled

    Apr 3
  5. Apr 3

    Business and Conflict in Fragile States: Insights from Emerging Research

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    A talk and Q&A with Brian Ganson, CEME Senior Fellow. Presented as part of the IBGC Speaker Series.

  6. Apr 3

    Fletcher Reads the Newspaper: Can checks and balances contain the Trump Administration?

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Can the US and international system of checks and balances contain the extremes of the Trump Administration?

  7. Apr 3

    Europe Week: Trudeau, Trump and the Future of Transatlantic Relations: A Balancing Act for Canada

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Join the European Affairs Society and the Fletcher Security Review for a talk with Roland Paris as we explore Canada's role in the Transatlantic community as well as its relations with Europe and the United States.

  8. Apr 4
  9. Apr 4

    Europe Week: EU-Liechtenstein Relations: A Model for European Integration Post-Brexit?

    1:45 PM – 2:45 PM

    Join the European Affairs Society for a talk with Kurt Jaeger, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to the United States, as we explore the potential of the EU-Liechtenstein relationship as a model for Post-Brexit UK.

  10. Apr 5

    IBGC Speaker Series: John Gordon, GE

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    A talk and Q&A with John Gordon, Chief Digital Officer, GE. Presented as part of the IBGC Speaker Series.

  11. Apr 6
  12. Apr 6
  13. Apr 6

    Europe Week: The New German Question

    3:30 PM – 5:15 PM

    Join the European Affairs Society for a talk with Constanze Stelzenmüller as we explore the potential for German leadership in a (dis)united Europe and troubled Transatlantic community.

  14. Apr 6

    “Has the American Economy Become Too Complacent?” Guest talk by Tyler Cowen

    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    Tyler Cowen holds the Holbert C. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and directs the university’s Mercatus Center and James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy. He has authored several books, including The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better (2011), and Average Is Over: Powering American beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation (2014), and, most recently, The Complacent Class: The Self-defeating Quest for the American Dream (2016). He co-writes the Marginal Revolution blog with Alex Tabarrok and has been published in a number of economics journals as well as in the popular economics press, including for The New York Times, Forbes, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. Dr. Cowen’s remarks will be followed by a reception in the Cabot Lounge, located in the basement of the Cabot building.

  15. Apr 7

    Fink Distinguished Alumni Speaker: Matthew Auer (F90)

    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

    Join Dr. Matthew Auer, F90 when he visits campus as a Fink Distinguished Alumni Speaker. During the lunchtime conversation, Dr. Auer will share his experiences since Fletcher working in research, policy and academia, and will take your questions. Matt is currently Dean of Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bates College; this summer he will take over as Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at University of Georgia. Lunch will be served. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

  16. Apr 7

    Ginn Library Book Series: Professor Jette Knudsen

    2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

    Join Ginn Library as we host Prof. Jette Knudsen discussing her new book Visible Hands: National Government and International Corporate Social Responsibility.

  17. Apr 7

    Jette Steen Knudsen Book Talk

    2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

    The Edwin Ginn Library invites you to a book talk on Friday April 7, 2017. "Visible Hands: Government Regulation of Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Business."

  18. Apr 7

    Remembering the Victims of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda: A Panel Discussion

    4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

    Join Fletcher, Harvard and MIT Rwanda Students for the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda. This event will be a panel discussion about crimes of genocide and how the global community can work together to prevent such atrocities from happening again in Rwanda and around the world.

  19. Apr 10

    CIERP Research Seminar: Ujjayant Chakravorty

    12:30 PM – 1:40 PM

    Ujjayant Chakravorty is a CIERP Affiliate, a Professor of Economics at Tufts University, and a Fellow at the Toulouse School of Economics and CESifo.

  20. Apr 10

    Proposal Writing Workshop with Tanya Hoke (F13), The Belem Group

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Come learn about how to draft a proposal for short-term consulting/freelance consulting work in any sector from a Fletcher alum. Key takeaways: • Recognizing a proposal opportunity. • Writing a proposal, including the essential components of a proposal and mistakes to avoid. • Getting paid, including how to calculate a fair hourly rate for yourself. • Avoiding the big dangers, including scope creep and handling taxes.

  21. Apr 10

    NAFTA: Trade Negotiations and Implications on Food and Agriculture

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Join the Fletcher Food Policy Group and the International Trade Group as they host a lunchtime round table discussion with Kevin J. Brosch, lawyer and consultant in the areas of international and U.S. trade law, and food and agricultural policy for the past 35 years. Kevin will speak about his experience participating in agricultural negotiations for NAFTA as well as present day implications of what re-negotiation NAFTA could mean for the food and agricultural industry and the American consumer.

  22. Apr 12

    Fink Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series: Defense Expert Robert Bell (F70)

    11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

    Robert G. Bell is CEO of National Security Counsel (NSC), a consulting firm. Mr. Bell most recently served as the Senior Civilian Representative of the Secretary of Defense in Europe and the Defense Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to NATO. He has served as NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defense Investment, and has worked on the White House National Security Council, and the Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Armed Services. He is a graduate of The U.S. Air Force Academy and The Fletcher School.

  23. Apr 12

    Edward R. Murrow Forum: Lester Holt

    12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

    Lester Holt, award-winning journalist and anchor of NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC, will discuss contemporary media issues at the 12th annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism at Tufts University.

  24. Apr 12

    US Employment Visa Session

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Immigration attorneys will present this session for international students interested in working in the US beyond their Optional Practical Training (OPT). Topics will include recent immigration legislation and its impact on your employment.

  25. Apr 13

    Ambassador Barbara Bodine: Geoffrey and Cyrena Fink Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series

    11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

    Join retired Ambassador Barbara Bodine (F71) as she shares stories and insights on her career as a U.S. diplomat. Ambassador Bodine worked primarily in Southwest Asia and the Arabian Peninsula, and was Deputy Chief of Mission in Kuwait during the Iraqi invasion in 1990. The Fink Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series' brings alumni to campus for conversation and casual networking with students.

  26. Apr 13

    Transatlantic Academy Fellows' Presentations

    3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

    Please join Ambassador Klaus Scharioth, Professor of Practice, as he hosts members of the Transatlantic Academy at the Fletcher School to discuss the Fellows' recent research and report, "Germany and the United States in the 21st Century." Featuring: Dr. Stephen Szabo, Dr. Mary Elise Sarotte (Russia), Dr. Heidi Tworek (cyber and "fake news"), Dr. Yascha Mouck (populism).

  27. Apr 13

    Dean Stavridis on "The Leader's Bookshelf"

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    Join us for a book talk with Fletcher Dean Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret) as he discusses his new book, "The Leader's Bookshelf."

  28. Apr 14

    Impact Investing in Africa

    5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    The Fletcher Social Investment Group (FSIG) is partnering with Africa Impact Group to put together a panel highlighting the opportunities and challenges of impact investing across the African continent.

  29. Apr 18
  30. Apr 19
  31. Apr 24

    Behrakis Family Endowed Lecture: Pulitzer Prize Winning Photographer Yannis Behrakis

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

    Yannis Behrakis is a Reuters photographer who won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography and was named Reuters and Guardian Photojournalist of the Year for his photographs of the refugee crisis. He has also won both the jury and the public awards at the prestigious World War Correspondents Prix de Bayeux Mr. Behrakis will be at Fletcher to share his experiences and insights on the crisis.

  32. Apr 28

    The Future of Trans-Pacific Trade

    3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

    We will be joined by Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Barbara Weisel, who was the lead negotiator for the U.S. on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  33. Apr 28

    Fletcher Spring Recital 2017

    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Fletcher Spring Recital 2017 is a casual platform for the Fletcher community to perform anything from Beethoven to spoken word poetry. Our goal is to connect fellow art enthusiasts at Fletcher and to provide a venue for them to share their talents with Fletcher and Tufts community.

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