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Beyond Ukraine: Implications for Regional and Global Security

by tuftsigl
Beyond Ukraine: Implications for Regional and Global Security Nov 26

The Institute for Global Leadership, Fletcher Students in Security, and the Post-Soviet Nations club brought together a panel of distinguished scholars to discuss how Russia's annexation of Crimea and possible incursions into eastern Ukraine could reshape the global geopolitiacl map. The panel was made up of Sergei Konoplyov (pictured here), expert in U.S.-Russia Security Studies at Harvard University; Ilya Ponomarev, a key figure in the Russian opposition; and Robert Levgold, a professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy at Columbia University. Robert Pflatzgraff, professor of International Security Studies at the Fletcher School at Tufts University, moderated the well-attended, insightful discussion. 

Nov 19

One-Day Forum, Confronting the Death Penalty, Concludes

by tuftsigl

The Institute co-hosted a forum on “Confronting the Death Penalty.”

For more information on the program, click here.

Nov 16

Tufts ALLIES Hosts Civil-Military Relations Conference, “In Case of Emergency: Civil-Military Relations and Disaster Response”

by emilyspak

Should militaries be involved in disaster relief? How can civil-military relations in emergency response be improved? These questions and many more were discussed at Tufts ALLIES' 2014 Civil Military Relations Conference, which occurred on November 14-15.

Nov 15

Oxana Shevel Speaks about Ukraine's Challenges in EPIIC Class

by tuftsigl

Professor Shevel's research and teaching focus on the post-Communist region surrounding Russia and issues such as nation- and state-building, the politics of citizenship and migration, memory politics.

Nov 14

SLAMnesty!

by tuftsigl

Tufts Amnesty and SWAT (Spoken Word Alliance at Tufts) held an open mic night, bringing together a group of passionate students and artists to perform spoken word pieces on various issues in human rights. It was an evening full of poetry and creative expression.  

Nov 12

Qaid: A Camp-in for Kashmir

by tuftsigl

Tufts students stand in solidarity with Kashmir on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Students gathered on the roof of Tisch Library to “camp-in” to honor the incredible courage of the thousands of Kashmiris who were trapped for endless days and nights on rooftops awaiting rescue.