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Upcoming Events

Date & Time September 3, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Lane 100
Program
EPIIC

2019-2020 Colloquium: Preventing Genocide and Mass Atrocities

Over 100 million people were victims of genocide and mass killings in the 20th century.

Since the Holocaust, we have often repeated “never again”, but too often the world has failed to prevent genocidal violence, making “never again” an empty slogan. The ongoing conflicts in Syria and Myanmar have ensured that genocide and mass atrocities are once again headline news.

Why do people commit genocide and kill in large numbers? How do they commit mass atrocities? What can be done to prevent and halt such conscience-shocking atrocities?

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Date & Time September 9, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
96 Packard ave
Program
Inquiry

INQUIRY 2019-20 Teaching Group

The Inquiry Teaching Group is an opportunity to introduce important global issues to high school students through online or in-person discussions throughout the year and by designing and enacting a role-playing simulation on the Tufts campus in April for the more than 250 high school students. The schools are a mix of public and private schools, urban and suburban.

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Date & Time September 9, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Eaton Hall, Room 207
Program
IGL General

Microfinance and Financial Inclusion

Microfinance is a powerful tool in the anti-poverty toolkit to help people in challenging economic conditions have a more prosperous life. This course addresses how small improvements can be made and takes a comprehensive look at microfinance and its impact on people and societies. After forming a solid understanding of the various solutions offered under the microfinance umbrella (credit, savings, insurance), the class examines opportunities for domestic and international microfinance initiatives.

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Date & Time September 16, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
ASEAN Auditorium
Program
IGL General

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Jhalki

A heart-rendering, but inspiring story of a nine-year-old girl, Jhalki, in search of her seven-year-old brother, Babu, who was suddenly thrown into an inhuman world of child labor.

 

This event will include a movie screening followed by a panel discussion with:
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Date & Time December 4, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Asean Auditorium
Program
IGL General

The Amb. Jonathan Moore Memorial Lecture on Ethics and Global Leadership with Amb. Samantha Power

Ambassador Samantha Power is the Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the William D. Zabel ’61 Professor of Practice in Human Rights at Harvard Law School.

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