Reimagine the Internet

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Reimagine the Internet is a virtual conference co-hosted by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and the soon-to-be-launched Initiative on Digital Public Infrastructure at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In six sessions over five days, there will be more than a dozen speakers whose work hints at what the internet could become over the […]

Keynote: Navigating a Pandemic: Between the Social and the Medical

Online online, New York

ICLS and the Center for Science and Society present: Medical Humanities and Pandemic Urbanisms Keynote: Navigating a Pandemic: Between the Social and the Medical May 11, 6:00 PM EST Registration is required. You may register here. Speaker Zeynep Tufekci (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), moderator Anupama Rao (ICLS, Columbia University), and respondent Rishi Goyal (ICLS, Columbia University). To mark the launch of […]

Pedagogy of concrete utopias: Promoting youth climate activism in formal education

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Join us for the 11th meeting of the International Workshop on Environment, Sustainability, & Education Pedagogy of concrete utopias: Promoting youth climate activism in formal education Speaker: Dr. Antti Rajala Date: Wednesday May 12th, 2021 TIme: 9 AM EST Register in advance for this workshop: http://bit.ly/ESE11Workshop2021 In this talk Dr. Antti Rajala discusses pedagogical approaches in formal education settings for responding to youth's […]

Making Progress on Added Sugar Reduction: Nutrition Policy After The Pandemic

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Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center in partnership with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (co-organized with the Tisch Food Center) Wednesday, May 12th 9:30-11:00 AM EST Moderated by: Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health, Emerita, at New York University Event Description: In three 30-minute panels we […]

Food for Thought Policy Lecture Series: Saving Stuyvesant Town

Online online, New York

Food for Thought Policy Lecture Series Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal in History From city streets to City Hall and to Midtown corporate offices, Saving Stuyvesant Town is the incredible true story of how one middle class community defeated the largest residential real estate deal in American history. Lifetime Stuy Town […]

Reparations for Black Americans—What Can Holocaust Reparations Teach Us?

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THE BERNARD G. SEGAL MEMORIAL LECTURE IN LAW AND ETHICS Reparations for Black Americans—What Can Holocaust Reparations Teach Us? Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 12:00–1:30 p.m. ET Featuring: Margalynne J. Armstrong, Associate Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law William A. Darity Jr., Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and […]

30 years of Molecular Glues: Controlling cell circuitry in biology

Online online, New York

HICCC Distinguished Seminar Stuart Schreiber, PhD, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University and Broad Institute Join Zoom Meeting Stuart L. Schreiber, PhD, is a co-founder of the Broad Institute, the Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Medicine […]

Panel: Bias in AI: Why it’s a problem and what should be done about it?

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This event is co-sponsored by Barnard Science and Public Policy (SCPP) and Barnard Computer Science. Panelists Timnit Gebru, Co-founder, Black in AI Safiya Noble, Associate Professor of Information Studies, UCLA Desmond Upton Patton, Associate Professor, School of Social Work and Department of Sociology, Columbia Details Wednesday, May 12, 2021 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET) - Online Event […]

Human Rights in Myanmar

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Thursday, May 13th at 10:30 ET/20:00 IST/21:00 MMT 1993 ISHR HRAP advocate U Aung Myo Min was recently named as the Minister of Human Rights for the National Unity Government in Myanmar by the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH). U Aung Myo Min is also the founder and previous executive director of Equality Myanmar, a […]

Black Anarchism: Anticipation and Ambivalence

Online online, New York

Contemporary Anarchist politics are often framed as “prefigurative politics,” a denomination that enunciates a temporal logic of striving to reflect a desired future society. Tracing the racial lacunae of Anarchism’s praxis and political horizons, this talk addresses how black anarchism may instead be defined by its uncertainty of futurity, that is, its ambivalence, which serves to reconfigure […]

Russia’s Worlds: The Second World War and the Postwar Settlement

Online online, New York

This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. There will be no in-person event. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-russias-worlds-second-world-war-and-postwar-settlement-2 Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for an event in the Russia's Worlds […]

Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar – Amit V. Khera, MD, Harvard

Online online, New York

"Human Genetics of Cardiometabolic Disease - A tool to uncover new biology, and enable enhanced clinical care" Amit V. Khera, MD Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School Assistant Physician, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Director, Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard   Dr. Khera, MD MSc, is […]

Revisiting The Harlem Renaissance with Dr. Jeffrey Stewart

Online online, New York

The Robert A. and Elizabeth R. Jeffe Distinguished Lectures in Urban History Dive into the Harlem Renaissance in this four-part series of live virtual talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jeffrey C. Stewart. Stewart will begin each session […]

BEYOND THE BARS 2021

Online online, New York

Celebrating Black Women's Leadership OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE ONLY (VIA YOUTUBE AND ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED Join us for two conversations featuring Angela Davis, Barbara Ransby, Andrea James, LaTosha Brown, M Adams, Roberta Meyers Douglas, Fallon McClure, Fenika Miller and Tiffany Roberts. Performances by Meah Pace and Keva Mack.  Hosted by Nkechi Taifa. […]

Genomics and Data Sovereignty: Policy and Deliberative Approaches for Engaging Indigenous Communities

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This Friday Forum will focus on Indigenous data sovereignty and emerging principles, how research policies work across institutions, and the use of engaging tribes in deliberations about genomics issues to influence social and policy issues. Event Speakers Please visit the event webpage for speaker information. Event Information: Free and open to the public; registration required. For more information, please […]

Virtual Lunchtime Lecture: 1939 New York World’s Fair

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Join us for our monthly discussion as we explore the following questions: What is the connection between the 1939 World's Fair and the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum? What was the theme of the Fair, how did it relate to early America, and how was it affected by global events at the time? Meeting ID: 868 5872 7801 Passcode: 833495  

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Rethinking Nature and Society in Latin America Conference

Online online, New York

This conference brings together experts in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities from Columbia and outside institutions to participate in a highly interdisciplinary discussion of nature and society in Latin America. Engaging varied disciplinary and national perspectives, the conference takes a regional approach to land and natural resource use policies and politics on the […]

2021 Columbia Global Energy Summit

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Join us virtually May 18-20, 2021 as energy experts from around the world gather for our seventh annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. This year's Summit will focus on understanding trends shaping our current energy system, and what's ahead for energy policy, energy markets, geopolitics, technology and efforts to reduce emissions and address climate change. Registration for the Summit is now open. […]

The Biden Administration’s Climate Agenda

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During last month’s Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden signaled the United States’ resolve to find solutions to climate change. The Administration’s new target -- the “Nationally Determined Contribution” (NDC) […]

Getting the Data Straight: The COVID Tracking Project

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Please register to be notified of the rescheduled date for this event. RSVP Come join us to learn about the creation of The Atlantic’s The COVID Tracking Project. The discussion will […]

The Ethics of Heart Transplantation

Online online, New York

New proposals to increase heart donations after brain death raise complex ethical dilemmas. Join the MS in Bioethics Program at Columbia and Columbia's Center for Clinical Medical Ethics for a […]

Decoloniality and the Politics of History

Online online, New York

Decolonization is the historical struggle for national sovereignty against colonialism. By contrast, decoloniality is an epistemological category that takes colonialism as constitutive of modernity. It seeks to dismantle colonialist frameworks […]