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Transgression of Human Rights in Humanitarian Emergencies: The Case of Somali Refugees in Kenya and Zimbabwean Asylum-Seekers in South Africa

on The Journal of Humanitarian Assistance

by Melissa Weihmayer

3 hours, 55 minutes ago

Abstract: In this paper, I question the manner in which humanitarian assistance is carried out in relation to human rights in emergency circumstances. I put to test the humanitarian principles of humanity and […]

First-Year Alumni: Julia consolidates her interests in the Phillipines

on The Fletcher School - Admissions News and Updates

by Jessica Daniels

1 day, 9 hours ago

We're rapidly approaching the one-year post-Fletcher mark for the graduates in the Class of 2014.  Today we meet Julia Leis, whose path from pre-Fletcher to her current location involved several countries on three […]

Education and Outreach Internship [MIT List Visual Arts Center]

on MUSEUM STUDIES at Tufts University

by Tegan Kehoe

1 day, 10 hours ago

The MIT List Visual Arts Center is seeking an enthusiastic and curious intern to assist with and facilitate education, outreach, and public programs projects during the Summer 2015 season.   Responsibilities The intern will assist the Campus and Community Outreach Coordinator with research, development, and implementation of a variety of public-facing programs, including: family programs, guided tours, community programs, and exhibition-related events, writing, and outreach. Duties will shift depending on department priorities, and an intern can expect crossover with PR/Marketing/Social Media and Curatorial departments. Interns should be available two days per week; in addition, some evening and weekend hours are required.   Qualifications Prospective interns should have a demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: art museums, working with youth, art education, studio or hands-on experience, gallery teaching and learning, or public speaking. Prior docent or teaching experience is a plus. Interns should be organized, able to write clearly and concisely, work with diverse visitor demographics, and have a close attention to detail. A sense of humor and flexibility are a must. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.   To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by May 16 to:  Courtney Klemens Campus and Community Outreach Coordinator MIT List Visual Arts Center 20 Ames St., E15-109 Cambridge, MA 02139 USA cklemens@mit.edu

How the elite stole South Sudan's riches

on Reinventing Peace

by Alex de Waal

1 day, 15 hours ago

MAPS Symposium: Diversity in the Health Professions

on Tufts Pre-Health

by Melissa Lee

2 days, 6 hours ago

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Tufts chapter of the Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS) held its fourth symposium on Diversity in the Health Professions. With generous support from the Tufts AS&E […]