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Date & Time April 20, 2021 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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The Return of the ‘Yellow Peril’: Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Racism in the U.S. Today

Tufts’ Bridging Differences Initiative is hosting a two-part event on “Anti-Asian Hate and Systemic Racism: Breaking the Cycle”, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, the Office of the President, and the Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion. The first part will be this upcoming Tuesday, April 20th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, featuring Dr. Erika Lee.

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Date & Time February 16, 2021 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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Envisioning an Antiracist Institution with Prof. Williams

Join us on Tuesday for a virtual Tufts Table with Professor Abi Williams on Envisioning an Antiracist Institution. Hosted by The Office of the Provost and the Bridging Differences Initiative, this will be an opportunity to engage in both the “why” of an anti-racist institution and the “what” of what that could and might look like. Hope to see you Tuesday -- registration link here.

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Date & Time February 23, 2021 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Virtual
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An Application of International Laws and Norms at Home: Redressing Human Rights Violations by Police at Black Lives Matter Protests

Join Alumna Lauren Katz Smith (EPIIC02), Clinical Law Professor at Drexel University, for a discussion about the complaint she and her students submitted to the United Nations documenting human rights abuses perpetrated by the Philadelphia Police Department during the Black Lives Matter protests. The submission describes how on May 31 the PPD unleashed a variety of less-lethal weapons, including tear gas, rubber bullets, and pepper spray, in a residential neighborhood in West Philadelphia near 52nd Street, putting protesters’ and residents’ lives at risk.

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Date & Time March 4, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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A Conversation with Public Intellectual Eddie Glaude, Jr on the complex dynamics of the American experience

Public Intellectual and frequent Media Commentator Eddie S. Glaude Jr. speaks to the complex dynamics of the American experience.  His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States, and the challenges our democracy face. 

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Date & Time January 22, 2021 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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Virtual
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Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson on Creating a More Just World

Jeh Johnson is the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security. He served in that position from December 2013 to January 2017. Johnson now practices law again in New York City at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP. Johnson has been affiliated with Paul, Weiss off and on since 1984, and he was elected the firm’s first African American partner in 1993. In private life Johnson has also been a regular commentator on NBC, CBS, ABC, MSNBC, CNN, FOX, FOX Business, NPR and Bloomberg News. He is on the board of directors of Lockheed Martin, U.S.

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Date & Time March 4, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Virtual
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Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity with Eddie Glaude, Jr

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is an intellectual who speaks to the complex dynamics of the American experience. His most well-known books, Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, and In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, take a wide look at black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States, and the challenges our democracy face. He is an American critic in the tradition of James Baldwin and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Date & Time December 9, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Virtual
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Panel with NYT's China Correpondent, Dr. Chris Buckley [Co-hosted by SURGE and Hemispheres]

This coming Wednesday, we welcome Dr. Chris Buckley from the New York Times to talk about his experience as a foreign journalist working in China.

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Date & Time March 18-20, 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Virtual
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Date & Time November 15, 2020 4:30pm
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Comparing the US and EU Response to COVID-19

Join European Horizons and the European Student Association for a discussion on the US and EU response to the COVID19 crisis.

The Trump administration has attracted international criticism, for downplaying the virus and ignoring the advice of medical experts. The United States has been unable to effectively address the pandemic due to political polarisation and the lack of a national strategy.

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Date & Time November 13, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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The Rohingya Crisis: Causes of the Mass Exodus and the Potential for Justice and Reconciliation

The Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar has been one of the gravest atrocities ongoing since 2016 and arguably even before that. Yet, the Rohingyas are a long way from receiving both social and legal justice. According to the Human Rights Watch, about 900,000 Rohingya are currently living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, after having fled from persecution since August 2017 and the estimated 600,000 Rohingya who remain in the Rakhine State are subject to more government persecutions and violence than ever before.

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