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Date & Time October 16, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Campus Center
Program
Amnesty International

Write for Rights: AmnesTEA pt. 1

Your words have power. Through the power of collective action, writing letters can convince government officials to help people whose basic human rights are being attacked.

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Date & Time October 16, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location
Olin 012
Program
Latin American Committee

The Amazon in Flames: Causes and Consequences

Since January of this year, the Amazon rainforest has been catching fire mainly in the Brazilian territory, but fires have now reached other countries in the region, such as Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru. These fires have resulted in the burning of 2,240,000 acres of rainforest. It has been a global concern that has been expressed through political and social movements. The burning of the lung of the world has also resulted in the loss of territory and resources for various indigenous groups in the Amazon region.

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Date & Time October 16, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Eaton 206
Program
Latin American Committee

ALLIES Discussion- Race to the Arctic: China and the U.S.

As the Arctic warms up, new shipping lanes have been created from previously frozen sea routes. China, in response, is developing a military presence in the Arctic and claiming new trade routes for their Belt and Road Initiative. China's actions have raised concerns from the United States which has also established its economic and military interests in the region as well.

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Date & Time October 17, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Campus Center
Program
Amnesty International

Write for Rights: AmnesTEA pt. 2

Your words have power. Through the power of collective action, writing letters can convince government officials to help people whose basic human rights are being attacked.

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Date & Time October 17, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Olin 011
Program
Tufts European Horizons

European Horizons Discussion- Refugee Crisis in Europe

Join Tufts European Horizons in discussing the legacy of the European refugee crisis on Thursday, October 17th at 6pm in Olin 011. We will be covering what Europe has done to integrate these refugees, how Europeans have reacted, and whether any of the policies put forward have been effective. Please come whether you are an expert on the topic or whether you simply want to learn. We will be providing background readings prior to the discussion.

Reach out to europeanhorizons@tufts.edu for more information or to obtain the readings!

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