Professors express mixture of fear and hope at executive order forum

Approximately 30 people gathered on Thursday night for a panel discussion about President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration in the ASEAN Auditorium at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The panel, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, was the third forum hosted by the university to discuss the ramifications of the recent […]


CBS News President David Rhodes discusses news media in politics

CBS News President David Rhodes spoke at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy last night at an event sponsored by the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World. The primary subject of the discussion was the role of news media in the presidential election and beyond. Dean of the Fletcher School James Stavridis, introduced Rhodes […]


Dean of Fletcher School James Stavridis meets with President-elect Trump

Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, met with President-elect Donald Trump yesterday at his office in Trump Tower in New York City, according to Fletcher School Public Relations Specialist Juli Hanscom. The meeting has fuelled speculation that Stavridis, who was previously the Supreme Allied Commander at NATO, is under consideration to be Trump’s secretary […]


Jim McGovern, Bill Browder discuss U.S.-Russia relations, defending human rights

Bill Browder, the founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, and Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) discussed the future of U.S. foreign relations through the lens of the 2009 trial of Sergei Magnitsky in an event sponsored by the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC). The event was attended by about 60 people and took […]


Interdisciplinary conference body discusses importance, influence of Arctic on international affairs

Academics, business leaders and diplomats gathered to discuss the future of the Arctic region at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s fifth annual Opening Arctic Conference on Saturday. The conference, which was organized by a group of 15 Fletcher students, was a part of its Warming Arctic International Inquiry Series, according to the event’s pamphlet. Through three panels, various speakers and a […]


Fletcher School hosts historic Conference on Gender and International Affairs

Over 250 people participated for the first-ever two-day Conference on Gender and International Affairs at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy this past Friday and Saturday. The conference was hosted by two Fletcher School student groups: Global Women and the Gender Initiative. It was funded by several other institutes and student organizations on campus, according to Jonathan Ramteke, one of […]


Former National Security Council Advisor gives lecture at Fletcher School

Former National Security Council (NSC) Advisor Stephen Hadley gave a talk Monday evening in the ASEAN auditorium titled “A Challenge of the Middle East in Flames” as part of the Dr. Maurice S. Segal Lecture series. The discussion, which was free for all members of the public, was facilitated by Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School of Law and […]


Tufts ALLIES hosts second annual Civil-Military Affairs Conference

Tufts Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services (ALLIES) held its second annual Civil-Military Affairs Conference to discuss civil-military relations and the role of the military last Friday and Saturday. The conference’s theme this year was “Where Do We Go From Here: Post-Conflict Peacekeeping and Reconstruction in the 21st Century.” It featured panel discussions and a crisis simulation, according to Brian Pollock, a co-director […]


Fletcher School hosts talk with Kurdistan regional representative to the U.S.

Approximately 80 people attended a presentation on Kurdistan by Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s representative to the United States, in the ASEAN Auditorium Tuesday evening. The talk, “Kurdistan: The New Player in the Middle East?,” was hosted by the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies within The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The event began […]


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