The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Defining “Conference”

November 15, 2017

Making intellectual endeavor truly and literally addictive. Today’s 3D Definition: Conference According to Wikipedia, a conference or a symposium is a gathering intended to “provide an important channel for exchange of information between researchers.” They are routinely organized for many...

“Africa” No More: Why It’s Time to Change the Conversation

October 15, 2012

As economic diversity on the "Hopeful Continent" is on the rise, the world might need a new framework for talking about Africa in the future. In his winning essay for the Fletcher School's “Africa's Turn?” conference (for more information see here), Charlie Warren paints a picture of Africa...

Africa’s Turn? The Future of the Continent

October 14, 2012

With Africa being brought into the focus of global attention, Tufts University's Fletcher School discusses insightful ideas on the future of the continent. Five years since the commencement of the worst financial crisis in recent memory, the news out of the global economy is far from cheerful....