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Mac Maharaj Discusses Peace-Making and Justice with the Tufts Community

by mdillard
Mac Maharaj Discusses Peace-Making and Justice with the Tufts Community Oct 30

Mac Maharaj was a member of Nelson Mandela’s inner circle during the days of resistance in South Africa. In 1977, after spending 12 years in prison on Robben Island, he was appointed secretary of the Internal Political and Reconstruction Department of the ANC. He served on the Revolutionary Council and National Executive Committee of the ANC, an underground program of armed resistance against the apartheid government. After Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, Maharaj was a lead negotiator for the ANC in talks with the National Party government and Joint Secretary of the Transitional Executive Council, overseeing South Africa’s transition to democracy. Mandela appointed Maharaj minister of transport upon becoming president in 1994; Maharaj served in parliament until 1999. Recently, he was also the official spokesperson for South African President Jacob Zuma.

Sep 28

Watch a video as Abi Williams talks with Fletcher School Dean James Stravidis about his career

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Abi Williams (Fletcher MALD ’86, Ph.D. ’87), Director of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) and Professor of International Politics at The Fletcher School, sat down with Fletcher’s Dean James Stavridis to chat about his career and his return to Fletcher.

Williams discussed the following:

May 12

Vartan Gregorian and Philip Bobbitt speak at 30th anniversary day program

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Lectures and Networking took place during the Day Program of the Tufts IGL 30th Anniversary on the Tufts Medford/Somerville Campus on 5/7/16. 
 
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