December 01, 2020

IGL Students In the Pandemic

November 13, 2020

Tufts Institute for Global Leadership – Giving Tuesday 2020


In honor of Giving Tuesday 2020, several students currently involved with Tufts University's Institute for Global Leadership share how the IGL has impacted their college experience.

October 26, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with Sir Hilary Beckles


Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, 8th Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is a distinguished academic, international thought leader, Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission, and global public activist in the field of social justice and minority empowerment.

Sir Hilary received his higher education in the United Kingdom. He has lectured extensively in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, and has published over 100 peer reviewed essays in scholarly journals, and over 13 books on subjects ranging from Atlantic and Caribbean History, gender relations in the Caribbean, sport development and popular culture.

August 20, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity with Lieutenant General (ret) Nadja West


LTG West is the 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command. She is the Army's first African American Surgeon General, the first African American woman 3-star General, and the highest ranking woman graduate of West Point. She has received numerous awards and decorations.

Moderator: Professor Abi Williams, Director of the Institute for Global Leadership and Professor of the Practice of International Politics at The Fletcher School.

July 24, 2020

Black Lives Matter, Justice and the UK


The inaugural speaker in the Series is The Rt. Hon. David Lammy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in new Labour leader Keir Starmer’s Shadow Cabinet in the U.K. The Virtual Conversation took place on Friday, July 24, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m EDT. He addressed the topic “Black Lives Matter, Justice and the UK”.

It was moderated by Professor Abi Williams, Director of IGL and Professor of the Practice of International Politics at The Fletcher School.

June 06, 2020

Looking to the Future: IGL Alumni Advisory Discussions Summer 2020


Graduate School I: Making the Decision of When and Where

Working In/For the UN System

Working In Journalism/Photojournalism

Monitoring and Evaluation

Working in the US Foreign Service: What You Need to Know

Enacting Social Entrepreneurship

Public Sector Consulting

Technology in Development

Graduate School II: International Relations

Space: The Next Frontier for International Relations Majors

Intergovernmental Organizations: Working at the OECD


February 28, 2020

A Conversation with Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter, February 28, 2020, Tufts University


Basketball legend and human rights activist Enes Kanter joined us for a night of exciting and engaging conversation on February 28, 2020.

December 04, 2019

The Education of an Idealist: The Inaugural Jonathan Moore Lecture on Moral Global Leadership


The Institute is pleased to announce that the inaugural Jonathan Moore Memorial Lecture “The Education of an Idealist: What I Have Learned Inside and Outside Government” with Amb. Samantha Power. It was held on Wednesday, December 4, at 6:00pm in the ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Ambassador Samantha Power gave the inaugural lecture.

April 12, 2019

David Rawson Memorial Lecture. Michael Swaine "Power Transitions and Paranoia: the Crisis in Sino-US Security Relations.", April 12, 2019


Michael Swaine is giving the address. He is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and one of the most prominent American analysts in Chinese security studies. Formerly a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, Swaine is a specialist in Chinese defense and foreign policy, U.S.-China relations, and East Asian international relations.

March 07, 2019

Migration in a Turbulent World The 34th EPIIC International Symposium March 7-9, 2019


The 2019 EPIIC International Symposium will be three days of far-reaching discussions on issues critical to understanding the pressing challenges on migration, from the tensions between state sovereignty and global migration to the policies that allow the continued existence of slavery and human trafficking, from the impacts of South-to-South migration to the vanguard role cities play in migration, from the securitization of migration to the roles gender and climate change are playing and will play in future policies.

See the program here.

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