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Week of March 25, 2018–March 31, 2018

  1. Cancelled

    Mar 26
  2. Mar 26

    The Yemen War: Complex Internal Dynamics and Regional Rivalries

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    Dr. Haykel's talk will provide the domestic and regional background to the ongoing war in Yemen. Dr. Haykel will explain the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran in addition to the internal dynamics among the various Yemeni protagonists in the country’s civil war. Finally, he will speculate on potential policy avenues that might help end this conflict.

  3. Mar 26

    IBGC Speaker Series: Michael Cantara (Sr. Managing Director, MFC)

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Michael T. Cantara, CFA, is a senior managing director of the Global Client Group with MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). In this role, he leads and has management oversight of MFS’ team of global relationship management and client service professionals responsible for the firm’s global institutional clients. Mike is based in MFS’ Boston office. Mike earned his bachelor’s degree from Colby College and his master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Mike has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.

  4. Mar 26

    Faces of Our Community

    7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

    10 Speakers. 5 minutes each. Powerful Words. TED-beater. ASEAN Auditorium. Fletcher School. Faces of Our Community. Get ready for a feast of public speaking. Students and alums from various Arts of Communication courses will recreate some of the best podium speeches in ASEAN Auditorium at Tufts University's Fletcher School. This event has engaged and inspired many in the past, and we welcome you to this year's edition.

  5. Mar 27

    The Cyber Conundrum: How Do We Fix Cybersecurity?

    5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    Join The Fletcher School and the School of Engineering for a lecture on "The Cyber Conundrum: How Do We Fix Cybersecurity?" featuring Peter Chronis, Senior Vice President/Chief Information Security Officer at Turner.

  6. Cancelled

    Mar 27

    "Female Bosses" Panel

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Come learn from peers about what it's like to work for a female boss or be a female boss to others. This panel discussion will engage the community on the topic of gendered organizations and explore the important role of female leadership in today's shifting work environments.

  7. Mar 27

    Fletcher Seminar on International Conflict Series

    5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

    Dr. Imad Harb will discuss "The Stalemate in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Crisis: Implications for US-GCC Relations"

  8. Mar 27

    Fletcher School Missing Maps Mapathon: Aleppo

    5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    What’s the Missing Maps Project? The Missing Maps Project was co-started by MSF and ICRC to solve a very serious issue that disaster response teams often come into contact with: many of the places where disasters occur - be they natural or conflict based - every year are literally “missing” from any map. What this means is that first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project in which individuals can help to map areas where humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

  9. Mar 28

    Day of Dip Ball

    9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

    Day of Dip Ball is the last day of FUNdraising before the ball! Start your day with goodies from the bake sale, be sure to bid on items in the silent auction, relax with friends at social hour in Hall of Flags, and finish the day with the live auction and venue reveal at 7 PM in ASEAN! All proceeds go toward decreasing the price of Dip Ball tickets. See you there, and mark your calendars for the ball on May 10!

  10. Mar 28

    IBGC Speaker Series: Ajay Bhalla, President, Global Enterprise Risk & Security, Mastercard

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Ajay Bhalla is President, Global Enterprise Risk & Security, responsible for delivering MasterCard’s core pledge of ensuring the safety and security of every payment and over 2 billion cardholders using our network. With over 48 billion digital and card transactions across the MasterCard network every year, this includes protecting stakeholders globally with advanced scalable technologies and developing the strategy to secure future payment innovations. He also serves on the company’s Management Committee.

  11. Mar 28

    Book Talk with Dr. Heather Curtis

    3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

    Dr. Curtis’ forthcoming book, "Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid," examines the crucial role popular religious media played in the extension of U.S. aid at home and abroad from the late-nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Drawing on rigorous archival research, Curtis lays bare the theological motivations, social forces, cultural assumptions, business calculations and political dynamics that shaped Americans’ ambivalent embrace of evangelical philanthropy during a pivotal period in the nation’s history. In the process, she uncovers the seeds of today’s heated debates over the politics of poverty relief and international aid. Sponsored by Ginn and Tisch libraries in partnership with the Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law & Diplomacy.

  12. Mar 29

    Asian Cybersecurity Futures

    4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    Jonathan Reiber and Arun Mohan Sukumar will discuss their recent study which focuses on how technological growth could place populations at risk in cyberspace, and explores the nexus of nationalism and cyberspace operations in one of the world’s most dynamic economic regions

  13. Mar 29

    Roundtable with Jan Krc, Fletcher Alumn and US Diplomat

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Fletcher alumnus (1981) and founder of GLIFAA (Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies) is returning to Fletcher to share the story of his life, career, and historic role in ending LGBT+ discrimination in the Foreign Service. Jan, the last US diplomat fired for being gay, went on a decade long legal battle, up to the supreme court, to end the exclusion of LGBT+ people from the diplomatic corps. Jan only re-entered the State Department under the Clinton Administration in 1992. Born in Czechoslovakia, and originally a political refugee to the U.S., Jan will also share what it meant for him to serve in the US Foreign Service, and talk about his experience at Fletcher.

  14. Mar 29

    The Fletcher Community Book Discussion: Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

    5:30 PM – 6:45 PM

    Join us for a book talk with Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of "Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds During World War II."

  15. Mar 29

    Conversation with Ambassador Peter A. Selfridge, former U.S. Chief of Protocol

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    Join us for a conversation with the former U.S. Chief of Protocol for a behind-the-scenes look at setting the stage for successful diplomacy.

  16. Mar 29

    Dip Ball Fundraising Auction

    6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

  17. Mar 31

    #MeToo / #AidToo Workshops

    10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Concerned about safe & equitable workplaces? Want to be better prepared for the real-life situations and field work? On Saturday, March 31st, there will be two back-to-back workshops focusing on addressing sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. These workshops are open to Fletcher students, staff, and faculty.

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