Tufts International Development

The Shadow of Partition: Migration and the Indian Subcontinent by Ayden Crosby

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The Shadow of Partition: Migration and the Indian Subcontinent by Ayden Crosby Apr 20

How do our conceptions of space, boundaries, and political borders impact the way we address migration? What is the shadow cast by the partition of India 1947 and how is this related to our perceptions of space? Finally, what can we learn from the history of India’s partition in regard to the practice of conflict negotiation and resolution?

Dr. Ayesha Jalal, the Mary Richardson Professor of History and Director of the Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University, gave an eye-opening talk addressing these questions as a part of the Institute for Global Leadership Student Speaker Series on Migration. She was invited by Tufts International Development: India due to her impressive research and expertise in the region.

Apr 17

Transit Migration through Mexico by Claire Connolly

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On February 21st, 2018, Tufts International Development hosted the IGL Student Group Speaker Series on Migration. We brought Dr.

Jan 31

The Importance of Engaging Community Members in Sustainability Projects by Clemencia Pinascola

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This winter, I was part of the Ecuador Team of Tufts International Development (TID) that travelled to Coaque, Ecuador, to check in on our ongoing digital library project, Koombook.

Jan 31

The Reality in Coaque, Ecuador by Joaquin Bustamante

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Coaque is a rural town located in the coastal region of Ecuador. It has suffered dramatically since the deadly earthquake struck the community in 2016. Tufts International Development (TID) has been working with the community since 2016, in collaboration with the NGO Avanti and Libraries Without Borders, to implement Koombook.

Oct 17

IGL students attend the 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting by Mia Ellis

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Every year, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference gathers hundreds of students to take action on the world's most pressing challenges. All attendees develop Commitments to Action, which are proposals for ideas or projects that aim to solve issues in local communities or abroad.

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