Building Robust & Inclusive Democracy


Let's get together! Join Tisch College partners, faculty and staff for one of several annual convenings focused on civic life, democracy and social justice.

Summer Institute of Civic Studies

The Summer Institute of Civic Studies is an intensive interdisciplinary seminar that brings together faculty, advanced graduate students, and practitioners from many countries and diverse fields of study.

Frontiers of Democracy

Frontiers of Democracy is an annual conference at Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life that convenes practitioners and scholars for intensive discussions.

Institute for Civically Engaged Research

The American Political Science Association Institute for Civically Engaged Research (ICER) is a four-day, residential institute that provides political scientists with training to conduct ethical and rigorous civically engaged research.

Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) Symposium

EPIIC Symposium is an annual multi-day public forum featuring scores of international practitioners, activists, academics, public intellectuals, and journalists.