Special Programs

Location and Time




Monday, September 25

Cabot 702, 10:00-11:00am

Special Event

Justice Unknown, Justice Unsatisfied? Bosnian NGO's Speak About the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Report by two former EPIIC students on their two-year research abroad project - Kristen Cibelli and Tamy Guberek

Thursday, September 28
Cabot Auditorium

Special Event

How Race Regulates and Organizes Life In Society


Patricia Williams, a critical legal theorist and Columbia University law professor; Randy Matory, a Harvard social scientist who treats race in an international context; and Ellen Driscoll, an artist and theorist. Organized by the Black Cultural Studies Seminar at Tufts.

October 2 - 5

Interethnic Leadership in China: Toward a Constitutional Future


Tuesday, October 3
7:30 pm
Pearson 106

Inter-Ethnic Leadership in China


Representatives from the Uighur, Han Chinese, Tibetan, Mongolian communities

Roundtable Discussion on Ethnicity in China
In collaboration with the Foundation for China in the 21st Century and the Asia Institute of the Tufts Institute for Leadership and International Perspective

Tuesday, October 10
7:30 pm
Tilton Lounge

The Middle East Crisis and U.S. Politics


Sherman Teichman, Director, Institute for Global Leadership

Sponsored by Residential Life and Tilton Hall Speakers Series

Thursday, November 9
Pearson 106

Prejudice in Politics

Guest Lecturer:

Professor Lawrence Bobo, Harvard University, Departments of Sociology and Afro-American Studies and a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. Dr. Bobo is an expert on racial attitudes and relations, social psychology, public opinion, and political behavior. He has published numerous books and articles, and he is currently co-PI of the Los Angeles Survey of Urban Inequality Project.

Tuesday, November 14
10:30- 11:20AM

(Joining Professor John Gould's PS class)
Pearson 104

Making Amends - Special Lecture

Guest Lecturer:

Bryan Rich, documentary Filmmaker of Breaking the Codes: Genocide and Truth in Burundi; former director, Studio Ijambo, Bujumbura, Burundi; former Producer, Search for Common Ground (Russian TV, ethnic relations: Estonia, Nargono-Karabak, Tadjikistan, Ukraine, Crimea, China, Macedonia); Nieman Fellow, Harvard University

Tuesday, November 28
7:00 pm
Pearson 106

Special Event
Race, the Environment, and Development: The Mapuche in Chile


Tuesday, January 30

Barnum 008

Screening of Orfeu
followed by a discussion by Professor Chip Gidney, Co-Chair, Black Cultural Studies Seminar; Advisory Board Member, Africa and the New World


Friday, February 2 - Sunday, February 4
All panels will be held in Alumnae Lounge of the Aidekman Arts Center, except for Friday evening, which will be held in Cabot Auditorium, The Fletcher School

Globalization in China: Challenging Cultural Boundaries

China Institute Symposium

Tuesday, February 6

Pearson 106

Screening of Invisible Revolution
followed by a discussion with filmaker Beverly Peterson
Tuesday, February 13

Barnum 008

Screening of Peace of Mind: Coexistence Through The Eyes of Palestinian and Israeli Youth
Followed by a Discussion with Seeds of Peace Founder and Executive Director John Wallach and past participants in Seeds of Peace


Tuesday, February 20

Barnum 008

Screening of Long Night's Journey Into Day
Followed by a discussion with Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, former Member, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, South Africa
Wednesday, February 21

The Dream Deferred: Race and American Politics


Monday, February 26

Reconstructing Kosovo, Photography Exhibit Opening and Lecture


March 1 - 4, 2001

Race & Ethnicity: A Global Inquiry


Monday, March 26

How Race is Lived in America
A discussion focusing on the role of the media and the issue of race
The New York Times' Series How Race is Lived in America can be viewed at www.nytimes.com/library/national/race/



Friday, April 6
1:00pm Tufts Campus Center

Who Did What To Whom, Human Rights Investigations in a Global Context
with Dr. Patrick Ball, Deputy Director of the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science


Monday, April 9
4:00pm Pearson 106

Sovereignty, Intervention and Ethnic Cleansing
with Michael Ignatieff, Visiting Carr Professor of Human Rights Practice, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


April 19 - 22

Inquiry Simulation on Race & Class


Thursday, April 19
Cabot Auditorium

Environmental Racism: A Discussion on Race and Class
with Heeten Kalan, Founder and Director of The South African Exchange Program on Environmental Justice and Veronica Eady, Attorney and Director of the Environmental Justice and Brownfields Program of the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts


Friday, April 20
Cabot Auditorium

A Search for Justice: Confronting Racial Violence and Ethnic Cleansing
with Justice Richard J. Goldstone, Justice, Constitutional Court, South Africa; Chair, International Independent Inquiry on Kosovo and Board Chair, Human Rights Institute of South Africa


Monday, April 30
128 Professors Row

The Contradictions and Complexities of the Current Intifada
a talk and meeting with Toufic Haddad co-editor, (with Tikva Honig-Parnass) of Between the Lines, an independent new publication on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the former director of the Palestine Alternative Information Center in Jerusalem