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One-Day Forum, Confronting the Death Penalty, Concludes

by tuftsigl
One-Day Forum, Confronting the Death Penalty, Concludes Nov 19

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

For more information on the program, click here.

Above picture: Jean Mayer Awardees:  Patrick Williams (A'16 ), student leader, Rubin Carter/John Artis Innocence International chapter, John Artis,
Fred Hogan, Investigator; Thom Kidrin, Rubin's close friend, and T.J. Mackenzie (A'12), Former II Student leader.

For more photos of the event, see the Institute's Flickr page.

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.

Nov 10

Matt Bai Speaks with PNDP Class

by tuftsigl

Noted Journalist and Author Matt Bai (A’90, EPIIC’90) spoke to this fall’s Program for Narrative and Documentary class about the importance of using stories to reach people, especially in today’s fast-paced, sound-bite-based information environment.