Public Health, Leadership, and Public Trust in India: Discussing Pandemics and their Aftermath

Online NY

As the COVID-19 pandemic deepens across South Asia, it has exposed challenges relating to public trust in pandemic preparedness, containment, and questioned the power and limits of expert knowledge. How has the political and public health leadership in India projected pandemic related interventions, and what are the fluid borders between public health facts, lived experiences, […]

Election in Divided America 2020: A View from Russia

Online NY

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. Click here to register & access live stream links. Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a lecture by Victoria Zhuravleva (IMEMO). Zhuravleva will discuss Russian perceptions of the U.S. presidential campaigns […]

Monumental Action: The Artist’s View

Online NY

Lecture series featuring artists, scholars, and art-world professionals rethinking public monuments. Organized in conjunction with Professor Elizabeth Hutchinson's course American Monument Cultures, this series centers presentations by artists, scholars, and art-world professionals of color engaged in rethinking public monuments, especially monuments related to slavery, colonization, and other forms of societal violence.   The curator's view […]

Columbia Law School & Slavery – Presentations of Research Findings

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Zoom link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/97628251924?pwd=TmRnM2ZWbEVkQXJMTGlsaUpYL05HUT09 During the Fall 2020 semester, 15 students in Professor Franke's Columbia Law School and Slavery class have been researching projects on Columbia Law School’s relationship to slavery and its aftermath. The students have pursued research topics such as whether any of our students or their families were slaveowners; whether any students fought in the Civil War […]

The Sustainability Space: Virtual Professional Development Lectures

Online NY

The Sustainability Space is a series of virtual, discussion-based events for students studying sustainability at The Earth Institute, Columbia University. Hosted by faculty and student group leaders, these discussions will explore a variety of critical topics, ranging from energy to equity and more. Please join us on the following days/times: Tuesday 11/10 (8-9am) Thursday 11/19 […]

Fall 2020 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

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The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) presents: Fall 2020 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series Q&A to follow each talk; Moderated by CCSI and Arnold & Porter December 1st, 11:00am - 12:00pm (EST) CHANTAL ONONAIWU Trade Policy & Legal Specialist, Office of Trade Negotiations (OTN), CARICOM Secretariat ''Investment Treaty Reform: Continued Priority or Backburner Issue?" PLEASE […]

Human Rights Advocacy: Putting it into Action at the UN

On Host's Website NY

This interactive session with CLS Human Rights Practitioner in Residence, Anna Macdonald, will explore what makes human rights advocacy successful at the UN. Where do you start? How do you […]

TISSUE TALKS: Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., Terasaki Institute

Online NY

We are excited to welcome Dr. Ali Khademhosseini from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, December 2nd at 3:00PM ET as he presents, “Engineering in personalized medicine.” […]

Digital Transformation in Agriculture

Online NY

The scope of agriculture has been widened by the development of the agricultural food industry with integrated global supply chains, technological and corporate advancements, and environmental effects, which require new […]

An Engineered Iteration of the Trajan’s Column

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An engineered iteration of the Trajan’s Column - A lecture by Sarah Healey-Dilkes ACR The Victorian Iteration is a composition of over 500 plaster panels and architectural sections, a timbered framework and […]

Abolition Democracy 5/13: Property is Theft!

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Amy Allen, Étienne Balibar, and Karuna Mantena will discuss Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and What is Property? by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, moderated by Bernard E. Harcourt. Please RSVP […]

Mediation and De-escalation: Solutions to Covid Pandemic Panic

Online NY

Examines mediation and de-escalation as solutions to panic caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Program is eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.   Speakers: Carol B. Liebman Clinical Professor Emerita […]

Superpowers of Scale

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Book launch and discussion for the newly released Superpowers of Scale by Andrés Jaque and the Office for Political Innovation from Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. The event will feature presentations from Daniel Barber, Tei Carpenter, Beatriz Colomina, Keller […]

Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps

Online NY

Session 2 | Effective Fundraising This session in the Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps Series is designed to help participants develop the most effective fundraising plan to secure support for a new nonprofit. Topics will include an overview of the charitable giving landscape as well as advice on how to craft a compelling case for support, identify […]

Trauma and Testimony in an Oversharing Society

On Host's Website NY

LIVING A LIFE OF MEANING Trauma and Testimony in an Oversharing Society Monday, December 7, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET The pandemic has forced us to live much of our lives online. But what happens when experiences that used to be private and intimate are exposed to the glare of public scrutiny? How is the impact of experience […]

Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

Online NY

Thierry Grillet interviews climatologist Jean Jouzel (pre-recorded in French). Participants in this session will discuss the European Green Deal: What has been achieved since the launch of the EU Green Deal in December 2019? What is the impact of the Covid crisis on efforts to address climate change? How is the EU partnering with other […]

The First 1000 Days of Life: Setting the Stage for Equity

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Discussing the urgent need for confronting social justice and racial equity issues December 8th, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER There has always been “The Other America” as Martin Luther King Jr. stated in a 1968 speech during the civil rights movement. He spoke about the intolerable conditions that Black people face […]

How to Map your Local Subway

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The New York City subway is big. It's complex. Even for the strong of heart, mapping the system and making it understood can be a monstrous undertaking. There are over 470 subway stations, with 25 separate lines and schedules that boggle the mind. And yet, somehow, we all manage to get from point A to […]

The Breakable Queen Jezebel—The Making and Breaking of the Bible’s Greatest Villain

Online NY

HIDDEN HISTORIES AND UNTOLD STORIES JTS scholars uncover the hidden context around biblical figures and important eras in Jewish history. The Breakable Queen Jezebel: The Making and Breaking of the Bible's Greatest Villain Tuesday, December 8, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET Jezebel is a woman with a reputation, yet her biblical story does not support the reputation she […]

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: Holiday Season 1830

On Host's Website NY

Join us for our monthly discussion of an aspect of life in early 19th century America. Hear about the history and the traditions of the holidays in early 19th-century New York, including entertainment, food and drink, decorations, and gift-giving.

Free

Lecture: Louise Basbas with Henry Lee

On Host's Website NY

Forty-Five Years of New Performances of “Music Before 1800” Concert manager Henry Lee asks director Louise Basbas discerning questions that reveal how Music Before 1800 has evolved and changed throughout an intense and musically rewarding forty-five years of presenting. Through the AIDS epidemic, 9/11, Hurricane Sandy, and COVID-19 the show has gone on, offering established early-music […]

Lecture: Susan Hellauer

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Jim Crow and Zip Coon: Racial Stereotypes in American Popular Music More than a century of musical entertainment rooted in blackface performance and the minstrel show created deep and destructive stereotypes about African Americans that persist to this day. Susan Hellauer traces the development of these racist themes through American popular music from the first blackface hit, Jump […]