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Upcoming Events

Date & Time March 1, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Amnesty International

Immigrant Detention in the U.S.

Tufts Amnesty International will be convening a panel of experts to discuss the human rights violations occurring within American immigration detention facilities. While the news cycle periodically includes some of the most egregious violations occurring in detention, basic, sustained human rights violations occur continuously in these facilities without eliciting widespread public outcry.

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Date & Time March 1, 2021 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Oslo Scholars

Oslo Scholars Program Info Session

Come join the #IGL on Monday, March 1, at 7:00 pm for the Oslo Scholars Information Session!

The Oslo Scholars Program seeks to offer undergraduate students who have a demonstrated interest in human rights and international political issues an opportunity to attend the Oslo Freedom Forum and spend their summer working with some of the world’s leading human rights defenders and activists. The information session will offer information about upcoming internship opportunities, experiences of past Oslo Scholars, and information about the Oslo Freedom Forum.

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Date & Time March 3, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES Weekly Discussion: Evaluating Democracy at Home

The Capitol insurrection on January 6 has raised dozens of questions about the stability of American democracy and the prevalence of military individuals at the insurrection. How does the Capitol insurrection affect America’s democracy narrative and what should the role of the military be in a democracy.

As usual, no prior knowledge is required, and background readings will be provided at the event. We hope to see you there!

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Date & Time March 4, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Program
IGL General

A Conversation with Public Intellectual Eddie Glaude, Jr on the complex dynamics of the American experience

Public Intellectual and frequent Media Commentator Eddie S. Glaude Jr. speaks to the complex dynamics of the American experience.  His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States, and the challenges our democracy face. 

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Date & Time March 12, 2021 12:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
MERG

Ramifications of the Abraham Accords: Normalizing of Relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel

The Middle East Research Group (MERG) will be hosting a moderated panel on the Abraham Accords, a novel agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that normalized diplomatic and commercial ties between the two states. This panel will feature officials experienced in academia as well as policymaking and diplomacy. It will also explore the myriad implications of the accord such as national security and ramifications for Palestine.

Zoom info: https://tufts.zoom.us/j/99148375146.

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