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      June 21, 2018

      Thursday   5:00 PM

      136 Harrison Avenue
      Boston, Massachusetts 02111

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      Frontiers of Democracy Conference 2018

      Frontiers of Democracy is an annual conference hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University. The event is organized in collaboration with several partners, which will include the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in 2018. It draws 140 activists, leaders, and scholars for two days of interaction. According to Freedom House, democracy has been in retreat worldwide for eleven years. Many people are pushing back, including activists and organizers who are nonviolently struggling using tactics like strikes, boycotts, and mass demonstrations against entrenched power holders. Other people seek a greater degree of neutrality and emphasize deliberative dialogue, particularly when they work within institutions such as schools, public agencies, and newspapers. This year, Frontiers will bring people from these communities of scholarship and practice together to ask how they can learn from and complement each another. Tickets to the Frontiers of Democracy conference will be available through June 8, 2018, at 8PM. We will honor your email request for a full refund through June 8, 2018, after this date we will be unable to refund any registrations. You are responsible for you own lodging and transportation.  145 Harrison Ave., Boston MA 02111 can be used as a point of reference when looking for lodging. Thursday, June 21, there will be an evening reception starting at 5PM. Friday, June 22, breakfast and lunch will be offered. Saturday, June 23, breakfast will be offered. Check back for the full agenda, session descriptions and list of speakers  This informaiton will be posted as the conference develops. We look forward to seeing you there!

      Categories: Politics & Activism

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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