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Jamnesty! 2019 by Saira Madarasim (A’21)

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Jamnesty! 2019 by Saira Madarasim (A’21) May 15

On Friday April 12th, Tufts students gathered in Hotung Cafe to listen to some great tunes and advocate for human rights at the Tufts Amnesty International Chapter’s annual Jamnesty! Music for Human Rights event.  The night featured performances by Burst Into Dames, The Blank Quartet, and Gam Solub, three wonderful student music groups. While enjoying free food and the music of these bands, students had the chance to  sign letters addressed to key stakeholders in responses to three cases, hoping to enact change and evoke urgent action.

May 14

Student Summary: Conflict, Simulation, and Zombies! by Alessandra Jacimovic (A'22), Clara Etchegaray (A'22), Tejus Govani (A'22), Ava Dimond (A'22), Armaan Tandon (A'22), and Maya Namasivayam (A'22)

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As an effort to support the material taught in our ExCollege course we -- seven freshmen along with our two instructors -- attended the Montreal 2019 Connections Wargames conference at McGill University.

May 10

War, Games, and the Civil-Military Divide by Eva Kahan (A’19)

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Over President’s Day Weekend, a caravan of two cars - full of six students, two student teachers, and many overstuffed backpacks - departed to the Montreal 2019 Connections Wargames Conference.  We had few detailed expectations but abundant excitement.

Apr 30

Power Transitions and Paranoia: The Crisis in Sino-US Security Relations by Fina Short (A’20) and Liam Thomas (A’22)

by jtijssen

Tufts SURGE hosted its 12th Annual China-US Symposium themed “New Frontiers” on April 12 to 13, 2019. As part of the symposium, SURGE invited Dr. Michael Swaine, Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, to deliver the David Rawson Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the Institute for Global Leadership. Dr.

Apr 17

The Latin American Committee: Exploring Migration by Santiago Moguel (A’22)

by jtijssen

From the migration crisis in the Mexico-US border to the mass Venezuelan exodus, hundreds of thousands of Latin Americans are on the move, escaping armed conflicts, human rights violations, dysfunctional governments, poor economies and climate change.

Apr 10

Ram Babu to Senthil: Leaders of Today by Karishma Chouhan (A’21)

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As a member of Tufts International Development: India, I, along with two fellow students, Sachin Vallamkonda (A’21) and Mike Feng (A’21), travelled to India on a scouting and phase out trip.