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Week of November 5, 2017–November 11, 2017

  1. Nov 6

    Fletcher Admissions Visit Day

    11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    The Fletcher School is pleased to offer Visit Days for prospective applicants. These visits feature expanded programming, including an information session and tour, student panel discussion, and the opportunity to speak informally with current students during a lunch. PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE! https://fletcher.admissions.tufts.edu/register/?id=c6b19359-bc7a-4398-bc05-3af975c456f2

  2. Nov 6

    What Immigrants Can Teach Us About Achieving the American Dream

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Members of "Savings Groups" pool savings in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. One Nepali group in New York City collects and distributes $70,000 every month. This presentation will discuss savings circles in the Cambodian, Kenyan, Bangladeshi, Barbadian, Nepali and Eritrean communities, and include members of the Latino community in Lawrence as panelists.

  3. Nov 6
  4. Nov 7

    Capstone Show-and-Tell

    3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

    Graduating students, we know you've all been hard at work on your Capstones and, believe it or not, we want to know what you've written about! If you want to share your research findings, quirky analyses, or theoretic propositions in 3-5 minutes, join us Tuesday, Nov. 7. from 3:30-5:00PM for a Capstone Show-and-Tell, co-hosted with Ginn Library.

  5. Nov 7

    Film Screening: "Death by Design"

    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    Director Sue Williams investigates the underbelly of the electronics industry and reveals how even the smallest devices have deadly environmental and health costs.

  6. Nov 7
  7. Nov 7

    The Fletcher Seminar on International Conflict

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    President Trump’s recent decision to decertify Iran’s compliance with a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the major world powers may well be a harbinger of the agreement’s collapse and a military confrontation with Iran. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the agreement is officially called, successfully blocked all paths to a nuclear weapon by Iran, under the most intrusive inspection procedures, for the next 10 to 15 years. It represented a signal foreign policy achievement of the Obama Administration and included an unusual multinational commitment of support by the U.S.’s European allies (the U.K, France, and Germany), Russia, China, and the UN Security Council. After a brief overview of Iran’s nuclear program, the highlights of the 2015 JCPOA agreement, and the primary concerns of its critics, the talk will focus on the likely reactions by Iran and other signatories of the nuclear deal to a U.S. withdrawal from it and the potential risks of a military confrontation between the U.S. and Iran with dangerous regional consequences.

  8. Nov 7

    Fletcher Entrepreneurs Panel

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Choosing the paths less traveled! Please join four Fletcher entrepreneurs for an panel discussion about their career path and the startups that they have co-founded.

  9. Nov 7

    FSCA and the Gender Initiative Present: Identity Panel

    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

    Fletcher students tell it how they see it!!

  10. Nov 8

    IBGC Speaker Series: Sarah Kennemuth, SVP, COO, Latin America, Natixis Global Asset Management

    12:30 PM – 1:55 PM

    A talk and Q&A with Sarah Kennemuth, SVP, COO, Latin America, Natixis Global Asset Management. Presented as part of the IBGC Speaker Series.

  11. Nov 8

    Conversations with MIB Alumni: Michael Reading (F13)

    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Want to learn more about the realities of working in a certain industry, or the opportunities in a particular region? Join us for the “Conversation with Alumni” series, hosted by the MIB program. We invite MIB alumni to join us for Skype calls with small groups of students, so that they may answer your questions and share experiences about the realities of their work. On Thursday, November 8 we welcome Michael Reading, MIB 2013, to speak about his work as Manager in Global Issues Management at McDonald’s Corporation. Students from all Fletcher degree programs are invited to attend.

  12. Nov 9

    The FLPFI and Hitachi Center Present: Michael Tarazi from CGAP

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    Join The Fletcher School Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion and the Hitachi Center for Technology and International Affairs for a highly interactive session with Michael Tarazi from CGAP on: The Logic Behind Digital Financial Services: What are the basics of digital financial service models and why are they so hard to regulate? This presentation will introduce attendees to why digital finance is considered so revolutionary to financial inclusion and discuss ways regulators have addressed thorny questions around agents and nonbank e-money issuers. This session will include a live case study, so all participants must arrive on time and remain for the entirety of the session. Please carefully consider this when registering

  13. Nov 9

    CSS Research and Policy Seminar: An Open Session with Paul Stares

    1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

    The Center for Strategic Studies understands that in diplomacy, politics, law, and business, the best way to learn how to do something is from someone who does it. Think tanks and policy research institutes play an indispensible role in providing the research on which foreign policy is (or should be) based, and are a top career destination for many of Fletcher’s best. To that end, we are very pleased to welcome Dr. Paul Stares to discuss his important new work, Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace.

  14. Nov 9

    Charles Francis Adams Lecture Series: Michael Doyle, Director of The Columbia Global Policy Initiative

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by the Henry J. Leir Institute for Human Security and The Feinstein International Center Michael Doyle, Director, The Columbia Global Policy Initiative will discuss: “Negotiating a Model International Mobility Convention: Politics, Economics, and Law.”

  15. Nov 9

    Fletcher AV: Movie Screening

    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Screening of film: The Battle of Algiers

  16. Nov 10

    Master Class on Political Risk Analysis

    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    As emerging markets have boomed, and in some cases swooned, business leaders are increasingly looking to those with geopolitical acumen to shape crucial decisions. Political risk encompasses a wide range of subjects, from international law to political science to regional studies. But what does it actually mean to practice political risk? Join Fletcher School professors and political risk practitioners on November 10th and acquire the foundations you need to analyze risk in a complicated globalized world. Additionally, the Master Class will be the formal kick-off of the 1st Annual Fletcher Political Risk Case Competition. Use the framework taught in the Master Class to analyze and report on a contemporary geopolitical issue in business. Teams will present their reports at the Fletcher Political Risk Conference on March 2nd to a panel of political risk industry leaders and academics.

  17. Nov 10

    Blogging and Website Design

    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

  18. Nov 10–
    Nov 11

    Civil-Military Relations Conference: Global Arms Trade and Foreign Intervention

    2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

    Featuring a Keynote address from Douglas Farah, Former West Africa Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, President of IBI Consultants and Author of Merchant of Death, and Blood from Stones. (Friday, November 10th, 7:00pm) Global Arms Trade and Defense Industry Panel (Friday, November 10th at 2:00pm) -Dr. Sam Perlo-Freeman, World Peace Foundation -Jeff Abramson, Arms Control Association -Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies -Sarah Detzner, Ph.D. Candidate, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Foreign Intervention Panel (Saturday, November 11th at 10:00am) -Paul Stares, Council on Foreign Relations -Monica Toft, Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Director of the Center of Strategic Studies. -Deen K. Chatterjee, Professor of Philosophy, University of Utah College of Law. Specializing in Global Justice and Ethics of war and peace and Foreign intervention

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