Fletcher students organize conference to discuss gender in international affairs

After Dipali Anumol and Kristen Mosher met in Gender Theory & Praxis, a wide-ranging gender studies course at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, they applied to be the lead coordinators of the fourth annual Conference on Gender and International Affairs. Referencing their prior experience working together, including as volunteers for last year’s conference, the duo believes that their complimentary skill sets […]

Speakers talk migration, tech, policy at Fletcher Ideas Exchange

The future of migration was front and center at ASEAN Auditorium Monday as nine speakers gave TED-style talks at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Fletcher Ideas Exchange (FIE). Professor of the Practice at The Fletcher School Mihir Mankad was the master of ceremonies, and Eileen Babbitt, director of the Henry J. Leir Institute, presented the closing […]

Fletcher discussion spotlights 1956 Hungarian Revolution

Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VCMF) Marion Smith and former Hungarian diplomat Zoltán Fehér, now a research fellow at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), discussed the history and modern-day implications of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution Tuesday night. The event, titled “The 1956 Hungarian Revolution […]

Events on the Hill — Week of Oct. 21

TUESDAY “A Conversation with Morgan Jerkins” Details: Cultural critic and author Morgan Jerkins will speak about contemporary issues that she faces as a black woman in America. When and Where: 5:30–7 p.m., ASEAN Auditorium Sponsor: Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, including American Studies, and Africana Studies; the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy; […]

‘Decolonizing International Relations’ conference to present marginalized perspectives

They were eating spicy fries when they got the idea. Latifah Azlan and Khadija Mohamud, second-year master’s candidates at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, took advantage of Fletcher’s history of strong student-led conferences and organized their own. This conference, scheduled to take place today, is called “Decolonizing International Relations: Reexamining the Narrative of Theory and […]

Fletcher conference discusses ocean’s role in global affairs

CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly identified the Taiwanese government as the sole sponsor of this year’s conference. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston was one of several sponsors. The article has been updated to reflect this change. The Daily regrets this error. Business leaders, academics and politicians discussed the ocean’s […]

Computer science department announces cybersecurity focus area

The Department of Computer Science has introduced its first-ever focus area in cybersecurity, according to Senior Lecturer Ming Chow. The rollout of the focus area, which is available to all class years, is being done under the leadership of Chow. The new focus comes as Tufts has seen a surge of popularity in computer science […]

New center at Fletcher hosts conference on cybersecurity

The Center for International Law and Governance (CILG) at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy hosted its inaugural event — a two-day conference on the world of cybersecurity — in Breed Memorial Hall over the weekend.  Titled “Protecting Civilian Institutions and Infrastructure from Cyber Operations: Designing International Law and Organizations,” the conference featured presentations from cybersecurity experts in […]

Op-Ed: After 13 white male deans, Fletcher students say ‘it’s time’

Editor’s note: The Daily obtained the letter printed below in a Sept. 10 email to the university administration from the six individuals identified as the organizers of the effort. Immediately after Admiral James Stavridis’ announcement that he would step down as dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Sophie Pouget (F ’18) posted […]

Stavridis departs Fletcher after five years as dean

Admiral James Stavridis (F ’83, F ’84) stepped down on Aug. 1 as Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy after five years in the position. Stavridis had served in multiple senior leadership roles in the U.S. military prior to assuming the deanship, including as head of the U.S. Southern Command from 2006 […]