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Date & Time November 9, 2020 9:00pm
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MERG Discussion: Blackness in MENA

Social upheaval and the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States invariably spread to almost every part of the world. While many in the MENA region expressed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement in America, it was followed by reckoning in terms of attitudes towards blackness and black bodies in the Middle East and North Africa Region.

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Date & Time October 30, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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Virtual
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Migration and Humanitarian Work in the Middle East

Please join the Middle East Research Group (MERG) for a panel on migration and humanitarian work in the Middle East. The panel will feature Tufts alums Andreas Ashikalis, Biz Herman, Georgie Nink, and Aline Sara.  They will discuss topics such as entering humanitarian work from undergraduate and graduate positions, the needs and opportunities present in the field today, and living and working abroad. The panelists work in various roles across migration, refugee, and humanitarian work.

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Date & Time October 27, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Virtual
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SURGE Annual Book Talk: 'China's Good War' with Professor Rana Mitter

We welcome Professor Rana Mitter from the University of Oxford to talk about his new book - China's Good War: How World War II is Shaping a New Nationalism. The book reviews China's radical reassessment of its collective memory of the brutal Sino-Japanese War. Prof. Mitter argues that this new view on its World War II experience is central to China's newfound confidence abroad and to mounting nationalism at home.

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Date & Time November 17, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Alexander Gabuev: The Sino-Russian Axis after the U.S. Elections: What Comes Next?

Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School and the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University for a virtual talk by expert Alexander Gabuev. He will discuss the future of the relationship between Russia and China and what it might mean for the United States. Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate in the event on Zoom.

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Date & Time October 29, 2020 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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Virtual
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Norms Upended? U.S. Post-Election Politics, from Hanging Chads in 2000 to Challenges in 2020

Join two IGL alumni, Matt Bai (A90) and Daniel Feldman (A89), for a discussion of U.S. election norms, recent contested presidential election results, and what might happen after November 3.

This event is co-sponsored by the International Relations Program, the Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Tisch College for Civic Life.

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Date & Time October 1, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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Virtual
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Tufts SURGE Speaker Series: Hong Kong's National Security Law with Professor Michael Davis, Wilson Center and Jindal Global University

Tufts Sino-U.S. Relations Group Engagement (SURGE) is an IGL-affiliated undergraduate group that promotes and expands the academic understanding of China and East Asia on everything from economy, military, geopolitics to culture.

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Date & Time October 2, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Virtual
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Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power

Please join a discussion with the authors of Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power, Bradley Hope and Justin Scheck, journalists for the Wall Street Journal and Pulitzer Prize finalists.

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Date & Time September 17, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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Virtual
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Tufts SURGE: GIM and the Future of Chinese Tech Firms in the West

Tufts Sino-US Relations Group Engagement (SURGE) is an IGL-affiliated undergraduate group that promotes and expands the academic understanding of China and East Asia on everything from economy, military, geopolitics to culture.

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Date & Time October 23, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Virtual
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Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with Sir Hilary Beckles -REPARATIONS: The Jury says yes: waiting for the judge to say how much

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.

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Date & Time August 20, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Virtual
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The Conversation Series: “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.

(photo via U.S. Army)

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