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Upcoming Events

Date & Time October 21, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Mugar 235
Program
Empower

Empower Fellows Information Session

The Empower Program for Social Entrepreneurship educates, mentors, and connects aspiring social entrepreneurs at Tufts. Through the Empower program, students develop the necessary attitudes, skills, and knowledge to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. All of these entrepreneurial ventures have a uniquely social perspective, with a particular emphasis on poverty alleviation.

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Date & Time October 23, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Mugar 235
Program
NIMEP

Salt, Fat, Acid, Repeat: Hummus Past and Present

What can historical cookbooks tell us about the history of one of the world's most popular dishes? This talk charts the medieval history of hummus recipes as a basis for understanding its present. Come eat Middle Eastern food and hear food researcher Anny Gaul discuss the links between cuisine and history in the MENA region. Come join the Middle East Research Group (MERG), formerly known as NIMEP, on learning about the history of hummus.

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Date & Time October 23, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Eaton 206
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES Discussion-Mental Health in Civil-Military Relations

ALLIES will host Captain James P. Micciche and Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Gwinn from the Fletcher Veterans Association for a candid conversation on mental health in the military. They will share how perspectives on mental health have changed in the military throughout the years, some of their personal experiences, and what still needs to be addressed in the military regarding mental health.

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Date & Time October 24, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Cabot 205
Program
Latin American Committee

Reflections on Peacebuilding in Colombia and Security in Latin America

Mauricio Artiñano (A’06, EPIIC’04) currently serves with the UN Verification Mission in Colombia, where he has been Mission Planning Officer, Special Assistant to the Head of Mission, and Senior Reporting Officer; he also leads the Mission’s youth engagement strategy. Mauricio has served with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), and the UN Mission in Colombia, the predecessor to the current verification mission.

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Date & Time October 25, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Coolidge Room
Program
IGL General

U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: A Conversation with Amb. Daniel Feldman (A’90, EPIIC’88)

Ambassador Feldman previously served as deputy and then Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) at the U.S. Department of State, where he was accorded the personal rank of Ambassador by President Obama. He was a principal advisor to Secretaries of State John Kerry and Hillary Rodham Clinton regarding Afghanistan, Pakistan, and broader South, Central, and East Asian issues.

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