Global Liquidity and International Lender of Last Resort

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This webinar will cover new and old lessons about global liquidity and international lender of last resort: effectiveness, usage and limits of swap line arrangements; the evolution of multilateral lending […]

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 - […]

Istanbul’s Russian Moment, 1919-1923

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Please join us for a discussion of "Istanbul’s Russian Moment, 1919-1923". Featuring presentations by: Vladimir Alexandrov, Yale University "The Case of the Black Russian" András Riedlmayer, Harvard University "Russian Refugee Lives" With […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

CPRC Seminar Series with Professor Trevon Logan

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We estimate racial differences in longevity using records from cohorts of Union Army veterans. Since veterans received pensions based on proof of disability at medical exams, estimates of the causal effect of income on mortality may be biased, as sicker veterans received larger pensions.  To circumvent endogeneity bias, we propose an exogenous source of variation […]

A Renaissance Education: Mildred L. Johnson and the Harlem School She Built

Online NY

4:15 pm - Video presentation and oral histories (available for advanced viewing at your leisure after December 2nd) 5:00 pm - Live panel discussion and Q&A In a segregated New York City of the 1930s, as a young Black woman Mildred L. Johnson found herself unable to secure the teaching job she wanted. Undeterred, she went on […]

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 […]

Political Change in the Post-Abe Era

Online NY

Live Webinar Political Change in the Post-Abe Era Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 PM (EST) Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 9:00-10:00 AM (JST) Featuring: Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Columbia University Moderator: David E. Weinstein, Director, CJEB; Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Columbia University Cosponsored by: Center on Japanese […]

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

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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 Summit: Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes

Online NY

You are invited to a virtual summit of global leaders in the field of infection prevention and control in long-term care facilities convened by The New York Academy of Medicine. The goals of the summit are to: Critically examine evidence-based practice guidelines for infection prevention and control in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities Understand […]

TISSUE TALKS: Manu Platt, Ph.D., Georgia Tech

Online NY

We are excited to welcome Prof. Manu Platt from Georgia Tech to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, December 9th at 3:00PM ET as he presents, “Things fall apart: proteolytic networks in tissue destructive diseases.”   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the wildly popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by […]

Contextualizing Systemic Injustice: Mapping the Complexity of Racism

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Contextualizing Systemic Injustice: Mapping the Complexity of Racism in the US Since June 2020, the NECR program has hosted weekly Dialogue Forums with our students, alumni, and faculty. On a voluntary basis, during this tumultuous year, we joined together on weekly calls that were characterized by an open agenda to talk about what the participants […]

Projit Mukharji – Religion as Race: Geneticizing Religious Difference in South Asia, 1947 -1971

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Historians and sociologists of science such as Veronika Lipphardt, Jenny Bangham, Dorothy Roberts, Troy Duster and many others have extensively documented how the rise of genetics has re-biologized understandings of human difference. They point out that rhetorical attempts to distinguish pre- and post-War biological studies did not in fact displace racial frameworks. Rather, such understandings […]

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 […]

The Dean’s Grand Rounds on the Future of Public Health: 2020: The Year of COVID-19 with Dr. Anthony Fauci

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Featuring: Anthony Fauci, MD Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease The online event with Dr. Fauci has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. Please submit your questions in advance when you register. Initiated in 2008, Grand Rounds is a community conversation on the science, education, and practice of public […]

“Restorative Justice is an ancient idea whose time has come.

Online NY

“Restorative Justice is an ancient idea whose time has come.” — Dennis Maloney, Oregon Police Officer This webinar will offer some historical context of how Restorative Justice, which is rooted in indigenous peacebuilding practices, has been employed in the United States as well as other countries. We will look at the broad implications of this […]

Reading the Symbols of Political Movements: Understanding the Media

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A Reading the Pictures Salon in partnership with the Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism and the Data Science Institute's Center for Data, Media and Society, co-creators (with Professor of Journalism Nina Berman and the DVMM Lab at Columbia’s School of Engineering) of the VizPol tool. Many political activists see visual news coverage as […]

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

Effective Fundraising for a New Nonprofit

Online NY

Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps Columbia University's M.S. Nonprofit Management Program is launching a four-part series designed to prepare our students, alumnae, and the SPS Community to start and operate successful nonprofit organizations. Join us as experts in the field share their expertise and effective tools. Each two-hour session will feature lectures/videos and […]

Lecture: Louise Basbas with Henry Lee

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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 […]