October 26, 2020

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


On October 26th, 2020, distinguished academic and international thought leader Professor Sir Hilary Beckles joined us to discuss the topic of reparations in America.

August 21, 2020

Achieving Flow Syllabus

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This is a course in maximizing your potential. It will include: discussion of the biology and neuroscience of the brain, breath training to optimize your brain function and achieve Flow, an analysis of your skills and passions and identification of where they intersect, identifying what is the most important thing in your life-your guiding light, and creating a list of objectives to achieve your most important goal in life.

August 20, 2020

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


On August 20th, 2020, 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command, LTG Nadja West, discussed her military career and the challenges she faced in becoming the first African American Surgeon General, the first African American woman 3-star General, and a variety of other achievements.

July 24, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with the Rt Hon. David Lammy MP


Starting off the Series as its inaugural speaker, the Right Honourable David Lammy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in new Labour leader Keir Starmer’s Shadow Cabinet, spoke on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial justice in the UK.

June 06, 2020

Looking to the Future: IGL Alumni Advisory Discussions Summer 2020


Various experts in IR and global diplomacy advise Class of 2020 IGL Alumni on how to proceed with their educations and careers. This included discussions on graduate school, different career paths like journalism and consulting, and what the future holds for these paths as technology continues to develop.

May 01, 2020

IGL Newsletter: May 2020


In this issue, read about: IGL's Institute Update and Covid-19, a basketball legend and human rights activist Enes Kanter visiting campus for a conversation with an award-winning Boston Globe Magazine staff writer Neil Swidey (A'91), the first virtual 29th Annual Inquiry Simulation - Never Again: Preventing Genocide and, a panel "The Future of U.S. Engagement in the Middle East" featuring three alumnae who are experts on U.S. foreign policy towards the region and more...

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.

February 24, 2020

Oslo Scholars Application 2020

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The Oslo Scholars program offers undergraduates with a demonstrated interest in human rights and international politics an opportunity to attend the Oslo Freedom Forum in Norway and to spend their summer interning with some of the world’s leading human rights defenders and activists. This year we have opportunities to work with Srdja Popovic at CANVAS in Serbia, Jamila Raquib at the Albert Einstein Institute in Boston, Svitlana Zalishchuk in Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev, and many more. Please consider applying.