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Upcoming Events

Date & Time January 22, 2021 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Location
Virtual
Program
IGL General

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 1, 2021 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Amnesty International

Immigrant Detention in the U.S.

Tufts Amnesty International will be convening a panel of experts to discuss the human rights violations occurring within American immigration detention facilities. While the news cycle periodically includes some of the most egregious violations occurring in detention, basic, sustained human rights violations occur continuously in these facilities without eliciting widespread public outcry.

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Date & Time March 19-20, 2021 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
IGL General

The Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

China and the World
March 19-20, 2021

The international symposium is an annual public forum designed and enacted by EPIIC students. It features international practitioners, academics, public intellectuals, activists and journalists who come to Tufts each year for three days of discussion and debate in panels and small-group discussions determined by students in the EPIIC course. Students who conduct research projects also have the opportunity to present alongside the invited experts.

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Date & Time April 9-10, 2021 9:00am - 6:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
Inquiry

30th Annual Inquiry Simulation -- China and the World

Inquiry is a global issues simulation program for high school students developed by EPIIC. Inquiry provides a unique opportunity for high school students from across the country to participate in a weekend-long intellectual and challenging simulation centered on a pertinent international or domestic issue. Inquiry creates a forum for young students to engage deeply with compelling issues through intensive study, role-play, and mentorship by Institute students studying the topic in-depth.

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Date & Time April 16, 2021 9:00am - 6:00pm
Location
Virtual
Program
SURGE

SURGE: China- US Symposium

The SURGE China-U.S. Symposium is a two day academic conference that aims to foster understanding of China and East Asia. First held in 2012, we seek to bring the communities of Tufts and Boston into close contact with the experts and practitioners of international relations of China and the United States.

This year's symposium will be held on April 16th and 17th. We will explore various topics such as economic decoupling between China and the West, China and Western film industries, and China's naval expansion.

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