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Week of April 15, 2018–April 21, 2018

  1. Apr 17
  2. Apr 17

    Globalization, Innovation, and Inequality: The 2018 Leontief Prize

    4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

    GDAE will award its 2018 Leontief Prize to Mariana Mazzucato and Branko Milanovic. This year's award recognizes Dr. Mazzucato for her path-breaking research on the positive role of governments in fostering innovation and Dr. Milanovic for his vital contributions to measuring and responding to global income inequality. The event will include a ceremony and lectures by the awardees on the theme of "Globalization, Innovation and Inequality." A light dinner reception will follow the ceremony.

  3. Apr 17

    Queering and Honoring the Flags

    5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

    This event honors the newest additions to the Hall of Flags: the transgender flag and the newest pride flag. The presence of these emblems is a symbolic declaration that the LGBTQIA community is welcome and is an intrinsic part of the Fletcher School global fabric. Moreover, with these flags we extend particular appreciation and love towards trans individuals and people of color. The event will include some rainbow REMARKS, MUSIC, POETRY and PERFORMANCES from the Fletcher and Tufts LGBTQIA community. Baked goods will be in abundance.

  4. Apr 17
  5. Apr 17

    IraQueer with Amir Ashour

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    Amir Ashour is the founder and executive director of IraQueer; Iraq’s first and only LGBT+ led organization in Iraq. As human rights defender with 8 years of experience, he has been working with Iraqi and International human rights organizations including Outright Action International, Madre, and Nature Iraq. Amir has been focusing on human rights of LGBT+ people, women, sex workers, and other marginalized groups. He’s been nominated for several human rights awards including The Raoul Wallenberg Academy Prize and David Kato Voice and Vision Award. He’s also currently getting his masters degree in human rights at Columbia University.

  6. Apr 18

    RLD Spring Speaker Series: Dr. David Kanin

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    None of the security caps imposed on the Balkans since 1878 have held. Will the current one be any different? Fletcher Ph.D. Dr. David Kanin will discuss the intersection of jihadism, Russia, China and the U.S. in the Balkans.

  7. Apr 18

    Science Mega Projects Communities: Mechanism for Effective Global Collaboration?

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Gridlock is a term to describe the inability of countries to cooperate via international institutions to address policy problems that span borders. In my study of three science mega-projects (SMP), I show that they lead global support networks of the highest order. The three are CERN, the ITER Nuclear Fusion Project and the International Space Station. Previous research into these endeavours has focused on recounting the stories of their scientific feats and technical innovations. This research investigates the reasons behind these triumphs from a social sciences perspective. The pathways through and beyond gridlock employed by the SMP communities’ governance and leadership regimes are examined. The analysis reveals that SMP leadership use a combination of pathway enabling mechanisms to actively, effectively and consistently manage multi-polarity.

  8. Apr 18

    Kwibuka 24: Commemoration of Rwandan Genocide

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    Come hear a panel featuring the Rwandan Ambassador to the United Nations

  9. Apr 19

    Big Issues, Big Challenges: Turkey's Responses

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

    Join the Fares Center for a conversation with Ambassador Burak Akçapar, the Policy Planning Director of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, about the major foreign policy challenges facing Turkey today.

  10. Apr 19

    Fink Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series: Maureen Alphonse-Charles (F87)

    12:20 PM – 1:45 PM

    Join alumna Maureen Alphonse-Charles (F87) for an inside look at her life and career since Fletcher. Maureen is the Senior Vice President & COO of The Partnership, Inc. She is responsible for overseeing internal functions and the daily operations of the organization as well as the management of The Partnership’s programs.

  11. Apr 19

    The Macabresque: Human Violation and Hate in Genocide, Mass Atrocity, and Enemy-Making

    6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    In his new book, Professor Weisband looks at different episodes of mass violence — Chinese Cultural Revolution, the Holocaust, post-Ottoman Turkey, Cambodia, Rwanda, and Bosnia, among other instances — to consider why different methods of violence were used in each and how they related to the particular cultural milieu in which they were perpetrated.

  12. Apr 19

    Fletcher Islamic Society Diversity in Islam Series Muslim Women Panel

    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

    Join the Fletcher Islamic Society as we continue our Diversity in Islam series highlighting the diverse voices and experiences of Muslim women at Fletcher.

  13. Apr 20

    Fletcher Food Symposium

    3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    The Fares Center and Fletcher's Food Policy Group and Culinary Diplomacy Club are hosting the second annual food symposium, this year with the theme of "Food & Conflict." The event will highlight how food and security are linked.

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