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Week of April 22, 2018–April 28, 2018

  1. Apr 23
  2. Apr 23

    Capstone Show & Tell

    12:00 PM – 1:30 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 Monday, Apr 23. from 12-1:30PM for a Capstone Show-and-Tell co-hosted with Ginn Library. This isn't just for you to brag about your groundbreaking research, it's also for us bumbling first-years and Januarians to glean inspiration and ideas about what we can write about ourselves – especially as we are being strongly encouraged by advisors to pick a topic now... Do you have a "further research" section on your Capstone? Guess who needs ideas for research projects...?

  3. Apr 23

    RLD Spring Speaker Series: Max Primorac

    12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

    Max Primorac is currently the President of the Institute for Stabilization and Transition. He brings 25 years of foreign policy and national security experience in complex civilian-military operations, terrorism, democracy promotion, development and international partnerships. As an expert in U.S. engagement in Iraq, he will discuss the protection of religious minorities in complex stabilization operations.

  4. Apr 23

    Charles Francis Adams Lecture-Luncheon: Congressman Scott Taylor

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    Scott William Taylor is a former American Navy SEAL and the United States Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. He was previously a member of the Virginia House of Delegates for the 85th district.

  5. Apr 23

    Overcoming Islamophobia

    2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Meira Neggaz, A Fletcher alumnus, talks about Islamophobia in the U.S., how it is manufactured, who generates it, what its impacts are and how ISPU is working to overcome it.

  6. Apr 24

    The Memory of Martyrdom: Commemoration, Politics, Texts and Twelver Shi’ism in Beirut

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    Join the Fares Center for a conversation with Dr. Samer H. A. El-Karanshawy to discuss his research, his wealth of field experience, and the state of Twelver Shi'ism in Lebanon.

  7. Apr 24

    A Case Study in Religious Freedom: Armenia, the Venice Commission, and International Law

    12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

    Tavitian Scholar Lilit Petrosyan will be in conversation with Professor Elizabeth Prodromou to discuss her experience working on religious freedom issues in the Armenian Ministry of Justice and religious freedom more broadly.

  8. Apr 24

    Development and Climate Resilience

    12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

    Is economic development at odds with climate resilience? How should development practitioners factor these considerations when designing and implementing projects? Join IDG for a conversation with Fletcher alumna Dr. Kuhl, F 11 and F17, on the synergies and tensions between market systems in agricultural development and climate resilience approaches.

  9. Apr 24

    Social Hour: Class Gift Committee

    5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

  10. Apr 24

    Fletcher Spring Recital 2018

    8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

    Fletcher Performing Arts Club proudly announces the date for the annual Fletcher Spring Recital 2018. It will be held in beautiful Distler Performance Hall - in the modern and flashy acoustic hall at Granoff Music Center. Every semester is marked by an incredible outpouring of talent from Fletcher students, staff, professors, and local alumni, and we're pleased to continue the tradition.

  11. Apr 26
  12. Apr 26

    Natalia Arno and Olga Shorina: Exiled Russian Pro-Democracy Communities

    12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

    Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program for a roundtable discussion with Natalia Arno, President of the Free Russia Foundation, and Olga Shorina, Executive Director of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom. They will talk about "Putin's Exodus: What Pro-Democracy Russians can do in Exile." Lunch will be provided. Attendance is by registration only.

  13. Apr 26

    Sexual Identity & Diversity in the Workplace

    5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Despite important shifts in both public policy and attitudes in many countries, most of our societies are still organized around the belief that there are two discrete and immutable gender identities that are mutually and exclusively attracted to each other. These false assumptions of cisgenderism (i.e., where individuals’ experiences of their own gender are in line with the sex they were assigned at birth) and heterosexuality are dangerous, especially when coupled with and amplified by sexism, ableism, classism, misogyny, and racism. Many people who are part of the LGBTQI community face hostile and unsafe professional or academic environments because of widespread deep discomfort with any threat, real or otherwise, to patriarchy, heteronormativity, and cisgenderism. In many countries, firing someone based on their sexual orientation and/or gender identity is still legal. In the West, there is a LGBTQI wage gap, with workers identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or intersex earn less than their cisgender and/or heterosexual counterparts. Breaking down assumptions based on sexual orientation and gender identity is crucial to dismantling patriarchy and creating a safe, inclusive, and diverse professional and academic environment.

  14. Apr 26

    Leading in a Fragmented Global Order

    5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Join David Gergen, a professor of public service and director of the Center for Public Leadership at HKS as he discusses today's global leadership challenges with Dean Stavridis.

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