NIMEP

New Initiative for Middle East Peace. A non-polemical student think-tank and outreach initiative aimed at finding progressive solutions to the historic conflicts in the Middle East...

Date & Time September 14, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Olin 111
Program
NIMEP

Tufts New Initiative for Middle East Peace GIM

Interested in conducting in-depth research in the MENA region? Come to NIMEP's GIM this Thursday to learn how you can get involved with our academic term research projects and our annual research trip!

If you have any questions or are unable to attend the GIM but still want to be involved, just email us at tuftsnimep@gmail.com.

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Date & Time April 30, 2017 7:30am
Location
Crane Room in Paige Hall, 12 Upper Campus Road, Medford
Program
NIMEP

Boston Israeli-Palestinian Alternative Memorial Day

Please join J Street U at Tufts in marking the annual Israeli-Palestinian memorial day ceremony, hosted each year in Tel Aviv by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle and this year marked by their supporters in cities worldwide. For the past twelve years, this ceremony has offered an opportunity to move beyond nationalistic narratives of loss traditionally offered on Israel's memorial day and focus on sharing the deep pain and suffering that conflict and occupation inflict on all involved.

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Date & Time April 25, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location
Olin 012
Program
NIMEP

Foundations of US Policy in the Middle East with Irene Gendzier

Interested in the foundations of U.S. policy in the Middle East? Join the Tufts New Initiative for Middle East Peace in a discussion with Irene Gendzier, professor emerita in the Department of Political Science at Boston University. She will discuss some of the major findings of her book: Dying to Forget, Oil, Power, Palestine and the Foundations of US Policy in the Middle East (Columbia U Press, 2015, 2016), that deal with the foundations of US policy in the events surrounding the struggle over Palestine and the emergence of the state of Israel.

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Date & Time March 15, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Olin 012
Program
NIMEP

Arab-American Immigration Stories with Tufts Arabic Professors

Join the Tufts New Initiative for Middle East Peace and the Arabic Department to hear Tufts Arabic professors speak about their own experiences with immigration and adjusting to different cultures. Given the current national climate, NIMEP hopes to foster a sense of understanding of this important issue for the Tufts community. It will feature presentations followed by a question and answer session.

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Date & Time February 22, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Barnum 104
Program
NIMEP

Iran, Trump, and Freedom of the Press with Yeganeh Rezaian

Join the Tufts New Initiative for Middle Eastern Peace on 2/22 at 7pm in Barnum 104 to hear Iranian-American journalist Yeganeh Rezaian discuss freedom of the press in Iran and U.S.-Iranian relations under Trump. Yeganeh covered Iranian political, social and economic news from 2009-2014 until her arrest in 2014, along with her husband, on unspecified charges. Though Yeganeh was released from jail 10 weeks after her arrest, her husband remained imprisoned for 543 days.

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Date & Time January 30, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
TUFTS HILLEL
Program
NIMEP

NIMEP GIM

Join a diverse group and meet with grassroots coexistence organizations working to build peace in the region. This highly subsidized trip is open to students of all backgrounds, faiths, and identities

APPLICATION AND MORE INFO AT TINYURL.COM/VOP17
APPLY BY Friday FEBRUARY THIRD AT NOON

Questions? Contact Sara.Legasey@tufts.edu

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Date & Time September 19, 2016 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Location
Braker 113
Program
NIMEP

NIMEP General Interest Meeting

Come by to learn about Tufts NIMEP (New Initiave for Middle East Peace)! We will be discussing our reserach trip to Tunisia, upcoming discussions, events, and more!

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Date & Time October 12, 2015 8:00pm
Location
Olin 107
Program
NIMEP

NIMEP Discussion: Terrorism and Natural Resources

The plague of terrorism in MENA region often exploits natural resources to gain power and profit, and is sometimes caused by shortage of natural recources due to climate changes. By gaining control over prized resources they establish legitimacy in the region.

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Date & Time October 6, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Braker Hall 001
Program
NIMEP

There Is Another Way: Reflections from Israeli and Palestinian Members of Combatants for Peace

Combatants for Peace is a group of Palestinians and Israelis who have taken an active part in the cycle of violence in their region: Israeli soldiers serving in the IDF and Palestinians as combatants fighting to free their country, Palestine, from Israeli occupation. Working at the local level in both communities, Combatants for Peace believes that the conflict cannot be resolved, through military means, by either of the parties.

Please join NIMEP and the Institute of Global Leadership in their first series of speakers led by Combatants for Peace.

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Date & Time October 20, 2014 8:00pm
Location
Braker 222
Program
NIMEP

Turkey's Shifting Identity and What it Means for International Relations

Join NIMEP as they discuss Turkey's identity and its impact on international relations.

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