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Fletcher Conference on Decolonizing International Relations by Farah Momen (F’20)

by tuftsigl
Fletcher Conference on Decolonizing International Relations by Farah Momen (F’20) Oct 30

From security scholarship to the frontlines of humanitarian aid, there are few limits to the reaches of colonialism’s legacy. Depending on how one has experienced and understood the world around them, this reality can be all too familiar or it can be completely foreign territory.

In 2017, Latifah Azlan (F’19) and Khadija Mohamud (F’19) shared stories over a shared meal, discovering similar frustrations: why are we only hearing some voices in our curricula and how can we build solutions for global challenges when our very conceptions of them are built on antiquated, harmful power structures?

Oct 29

Solar Energy Development Initiatives in India by Ishan Khokar (F’19)

by bgates

This past summer,as part of my Empower fellowship, I worked on a combination of energy policy advisory and energy project development initiatives.

Oct 26

Living and Working in Tbilisiby by Benjamin Cooper (A’20)

by jtijssen

After a summer abroad, I am now back home in Los Angeles. I was happy to be home and see my family and friends, yet I almost instantly began to miss the people I met at the Rondeli Foundation, as well as the food I ate in Tbilisi, Georgia. After two months of traveling, Tbilisi was the first place I could call home for the summer.

Oct 25

Implementing Koombook in Jatumpamba, Ecuador by Cristina da Gama (A’19)

by jtijssen

I joined Tufts International Development (TuftsID) in the Spring of 2016. What started out as an idea for digital library centers in rural areas of Ecuador soon became a reality powered through hard work and dedication.

Oct 18

Finding Oslo in New York by Atrey Bhargava (A’21)

by jtijssen

On the 17th of September, I had the privilege of attending the Oslo Freedom Forum in New York. The New York forum is a smaller version of the annual Oslo Freedom Forum in Oslo each spring.

Oct 05

Exciting news regarding Davis Projects for Peace!

by jtijssen

We're very excited to let you know that Davis Projects for Peace has selected Tufts International Development’s Ecuador Koombook Program as one of sixteen outstanding projects from the summer of 2018!