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October 2020

Dmitri Trenin: Managing the End of Nuclear Arms Control

October 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School for a virtual talk by expert Dmitri Trenin. He will discuss current geopolitical challenges to nuclear arms deals, the end of U.S.-Russian arms control, and how to foster deterrence and deconfliction among the great powers. Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate in the event on Zoom. The event will also be streamed live via Facebook. Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, has been with the…

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The US in the Eyes of Russians: Model, Possible Friend or Forever Foe?

October 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom

Please join the Murrow Center and Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School for a virtual discussion with Lisbeth Tarlow, chair of Fletcher's board of advisors, and Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council. The interview will focus on how the United States is perceived in Russia. Please make sure to register for the Zoom webinar here. Tarlow will ask Kortunov a series of questions about how American foreign policy, culture, and political values are perceived…

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November 2020

Dmitry Adamsky: Religion, Politics, and Strategy in Russia

November 10, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program and the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy at The Fletcher School for a virtual conversation with expert Dmitry Adamsky. He will discuss his latest book Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy: Religion, Politics, and Strategy (2019), which won the 2020 ISA best book award in the category of Religion and International Relations. He will also touch on recent developments surrounding the relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian military. Please make sure to register…

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The Orthodox Church and European Dictatorships in the 20th Century

November 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom

Please join the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy and the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School for a virtual talk by expert Archimandrite Cyril Hovorun.  Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate in the event on Zoom. It seems that the Orthodox churches have “symphonic” cooperation with the state in their genes. Because of these genes, they are usually blind to what kind of political regimes they have to deal with. During the 20th century,…

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Alexander Gabuev: The Sino-Russian Axis after the U.S. Elections: What Comes Next?

November 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

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. The event will also be streamed live via Facebook. Alexander Gabuev is a senior fellow and the chair…

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Carey Cavanaugh: Nagorno-Karabakh: War, Peace, and Diplomacy in the South Caucasus

November 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join the Fletcher Eurasia Club for a virtual talk by Ambassador Carey Cavanaugh on the current diplomatic and military state of play over Nagorno-Karabakh, the roles of Russia and Turkey in the South Caucasus, the ramifications of the conflict throughout Eurasia, and its possible settlement. Intense fighting broke out between Armenia and Azerbaijan on September 27, 2020. In 44 days of hostilities, thousands died, over 130,000 people were displaced, and enormous damage was done to civilian infrastructure. Peacekeepers were…

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February 2021

Geopolitics in the South Caucasus: Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy

February 24, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Zoom

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and the Sokhumi State University in Tbilisi, Georgia welcome you to an online roundtable discussion among U.S. and Georgian experts on geopolitics in the South Caucasus. The event will be chaired by Deborah Nutter, former Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Practice at The Fletcher School. Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate in the event on Zoom. Questions: What interests does the United States have in the South Caucasus?…

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July 2021

The US Contemporary Energy and Environmental Agenda

July 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

Saint Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON) invites you to an academic seminar “The US Contemporary Energy and Environmental Agenda”. The Seminar provides a platform for discussion in an open academic atmosphere with the insights of representatives of energy business as well as from international public organizations. The language of the Seminar is English. The Seminar is open to public participation (subject to registration). To register, please, inform the Organizing Committee about your participation at least two days in advance…

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October 2021

Audra Plepytė: Lithuania’s Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Relations

October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Zoom

Please join the Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School for a virtual talk with Audra Plepytė, Lithuania's Ambassador to the United States. The event will be chaired by Professors Chris Miller and Constantine Arvanitopoulos. Ambassador Plepytė will discuss the foreign policy of Lithuania and its relations with the United States and its neighboring countries, particularly Russia and Belarus. The event is reserved for members of the Fletcher community, and students taking the Russian Foreign Policy and Europe in the…

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November 2021

Astrid Wendlandt: Does Real Journalism Have a Future?

November 4, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Murrow Room, Goddard 210, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Avenue
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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Please join the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at The Fletcher School for a conversation with author and journalist Astrid Wendlandt, F99, about how to become an international media influencer today. Please make sure to register via myFletcher to participate in the event in person. The event is reserved for members of the Fletcher community. Does real journalism have a future? Yes, and a bright one too! Readers are ready to pay for quality reporting and exclusive…

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