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

Assistant Director at the Institute for Business in the Global Context at The Fletcher SchoolBusiness leaders, academics and politicians discussed the ocean’s role in global affairs at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy last Friday as a part of the Institute for Business in the Global Context’s (IBGC) bi-annual “Turn?” conference series. Called “The Ocean’s Turn?” this year’s one-day event […]


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 […]


Fletcher’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advances to final round of regional challenge

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) team advanced to the final round at the Americas Regional Challenge after winning the local final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an annual research competition in global financial analysis, last month. While the team did not advance to the global round of the competition, they stand as the […]


Peter Chronis discusses the state of U.S. cybersecurity

Peter Chronis, senior vice president and chief information security officer at Turner, gave a talk entitled “The Cyber Conundrum: How Do We Fix Cybersecurity?” about the faults of U.S. cybersecurity and possible improvements on Tuesday evening. The lecture was sponsored by the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Department of Computer Science and was streamed live on The Fletcher School’s Facebook page. Kathleen […]


Fletcher alumnus Kingsley Moghalu campaigns for Nigerian presidency

Kingsley Moghalu (F ’92), senior fellow in The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy’s Council on Emerging Market Enterprises, announced his campaign for the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria on Feb. 28. After 16 years of working for the United Nations and five years as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Moghalu was […]


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