Due to the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, many venues are closed to the public. For all in-person events, one should contact the event organizer or event venue prior to attending. For details on Morningside Area Alliance member venues, see VENUE ACCESS FALL 2021.

Food for Thought – Microsoft and Public-Private Partnerships

Online online, New York, NY

Recent disruptive global events have shown that digital technology and data are indispensable tools for governments.  Digital transformation puts governments in a strong position to take quick, decisive action when necessary as they […]

Mameloshn! The Story Of Yiddish As Told At POLIN Museum

Online online, New York, NY

Register Here. Facing the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes on the site of the Warsaw ghetto and prewar Jewish neighborhood, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews completes the […]

TISSUE TALKS: Nate Huebsch, Washington University in St. Louis

Online online, New York, NY

We are excited to welcome Prof. Nate Huebsch from Washington University in St. Louis to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, October 20 at 3:00PM ET as he presents, "Mechanical regulation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy phenotypes […]

IKNS Conversations That Matter

Online online, New York, NY

In the 10 years since the initial launch of the IKNS program at Columbia University, we have seen a remarkable expansion of the knowledge-driven economy and a continual evolution in […]

Medieval Architectural Authenticity (and Doubt)

Online online, New York, NY

How do monuments structure encounters between present viewers and past events? How do they emplace narratives and assert that they truthfully mark a correspondence between story and space? Twelfth-century patrons […]

Global Norms on Freedom of Expression

Online online, New York, NY

Established in 2014, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression brings together international experts and activists with the University’s faculty and students to survey, document, and strengthen free expression. This two-part conference […]

Kiruna Forever: Relocating a City in Territories of Extraction

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Lecture by Carlos Mínguez Carrasco ‘12 MSCCCP, Chief Curator at ArkDes. Kiruna – a city in the northernmost part of Sweden – is experiencing one of the biggest urban transformation projects in recent […]

IICD Seminar Series: Michael “Doc” Edge, USC

Online online, New York, NY

The Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics hosts a seminar series on the topic of mathematical sciences underpinning cancer research. The monthly seminars take place on the third Thursday of […]

Book Talk. Russian Energy Chains by Margarita M. Balmaceda

Online online, New York, NY

Please join the Program on U.S.-Russia Relations at the Harriman Institute for a talk with Margarita M. Balmaceda, author of Russian Energy Chains: The Remaking of Technopolitics from Siberia to Ukraine to […]

Race and Citizenship in Italy

Online online, New York, NY

A conversation with Silvana Patriarca (Fordham University), Pamela Ballinger (University of Michigan) and Giulia Bonazza (Ca’ Foscari University & Columbia). Coordinator: Konstantina Zanou (Columbia University).   This event celebrates the recent publication of three books, which are here […]

Corporate Alignment to the Paris Agreement: From Ambition to Action

Online online, New York, NY

Registration is free but required. Please register here. In the lead up to this year’s COP 26, companies, investors, and financial institutions around the world are engaged in discussion on how to assess corporate alignment with the Paris Agreement. While many companies are making rhetorical commitments to carbon neutrality by 2050, the superficiality and inconsistency of many […]

Russian Relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a meeting of the New York-Russia Public Policy Series, co-hosted by the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and the New York University Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. In this second event of the academic year, our panelists will discuss the status of Russian relations with Central Asia and Afghanistan after the U.S. withdrawal. Moderated by Joshua Tucker (NYU […]

Discussion with UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a discussion with Ms. Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons. Ms. Jimenez-Damary will discuss her new report, to be presented to the UN General Assembly this month, on the issue of prevention of arbitrary displacement in the context of armed conflict and generalized violence and […]

Task-Shifting for Maternal Mental Health in Low Resource Settings

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

This event is part of the Columbia University Seminar Series on Global Mental Health Invited Speaker: Siham Sikander, PhD Associate Professor Health Services Academy Islamabad, Pakistan and University of Liverpool, UK During this University Seminar, Dr. Siham Sikander will discuss maternal depression as a global health priority and highlight the ongoing research that bridges the treatment […]

October COVID Information Commons Webinar

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Meet the scientists seeking new insights on COVID-19. Every month, we bring together a group of researchers studying wide-ranging aspects of the current pandemic, to share their research and answer questions from our community. Learn more about their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19, including opportunities for collaboration. Join us on Tuesday, October 26th from 12:00 […]

Update: PERU – Cuba and Beyond Series

Online online, New York, NY

Cuba and Beyond Series - Update: Peru Speakers: DR. JO-MARIE BURT, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY DR. CYNTHIA MCCLINTOCK, GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LIC. MARTHA PRO SANTANA, CENTRO PARA EL DESARROLLO URBANO Y RURAL, LIMA Registration Link: https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KG06jw61Seq66fBTXmb6rg Event Contact Information: ILAS ilas-info.edu

Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology

Online online, New York, NY

Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Using Machine Learning for Scientific Discovery in Biology Oded Regev Courant Institute, New York University   Abstract: Recent advances in machine learning such as deep learning have led to powerful tools and techniques for modeling complex data with high predictive accuracy. However, the resulting models are typically black box, limiting […]

Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic

Online online, New York, NY

Food for Thought Policy Lecture Series - Ranked Choice Voting in a Global Pandemic: Running for Office has New Meaning…or Does It? With an estimated 300 campaigns for the 2021 local elections, Kenya Handy-Hilliard will discuss her campaign for NYC City Council. Running in a crowded race for the 40th Councilmanic District in Brooklyn, Kenya will […]

Lectures & Talks ITS Workshop: “Power to the Parents? Representation and Interest Aggregation in Delhi”

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Wednesday, October 27th, 12:30-1:30 PM EST Emmerich Davies, Assistant Professor of International Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education   Title: Power to the Parents? Representation and Interest Aggregation in Delhi Registration link: https://forms.gle/AnvoByCuLmAvwuTb8 With rapid urbanization, urban governments are coming under pressure to provide high quality services to diverse populations. How can states best do this? Many […]

TISSUE TALKS: Peter Loskill, University of Tübingen

Online online, New York, NY

We are excited to welcome Prof. Peter Loskill from the University of Tübingen to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, October 27 at 3:00PM ET as he presents, "Recapitulating complex human tissues using Organ-on-Chip and organoid technologies."   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by Dr. […]

Brazil Seminar – Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case

Online online, New York, NY

October 27th: Gender Policies in the Developing World: The Case of Brazil Speaker: Paula Tavares, Senior Gender Specialist, World Bank. This event will be livestreamed via the ILAS Youtube page. About the Brazil Seminar The seminar welcomes those who may be learning about Brazil for the first time, as well as those who are already well acquainted with […]

Book Talk. The Muslim Resolutions by Hikmet Karčić

Online online, New York, NY

Please join us for a talk with Hikmet Karčić, genocide scholar and editor of The Muslim Resolutions: Bosniak Responses to World War II Atrocities in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Center for Islam in the Contemporary World, June 2021). Moderated by Tanya Domi (SIPA/Harriman Institute) with Laura B. Cohen (Kupferberg Holocaust Center) as discussant. On April 6, 1941, the Axis powers attacked Yugoslavia. Within days, the […]

Peter Shor: Quantum Money

Online online, New York, NY

REGISTER HERE! Abstract: Quantum money is a quantum cryptographic protocol that allows for the creation of verifiable but uncopyable states. The requirements are A) One player (the mint) must be able to produce a quantum money state, along with a serial number. B) The serial number gives a verification test, and the quantum money state […]

Indian & Global Economic Recovery in the Backdrop of COVID

Online online, New York, NY

Join us for a presentation by Dr. K V Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India, a leading expert on economic policy, banking and corporate governance, in a discussion of India’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic within the context of a global recovery. With Arvind Panagariya, Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor […]

The Future of Liberal Democracy

Online online, New York, NY

in the Era of Surveillance Capitalism and Digital Authoritarianism   Professor Anu Bradford (CLS) will discuss how American, European and Chinese internet regulations are shaping societies and affecting individuals around the world. Register to Attend More information about this session and the speaker is available at: https://parker-school.law.columbia.edu/events/future-liberal-democracy-era-surveillance-capitalism-and-digital-authoritarianism   This event is a part of Columbia Academy on Law in Global Affairs (CALGA), […]

Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling: Asian Americans as Leaders

Zoom https://zoom.us/, NY

Columbia University Asian Faculty Association is pleased to announce its first leadership webinar, “Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling: Asian Americans as Leaders in U.S. Academia” featuring esteemed speakers: Renée Cheng, M. Arch-Dean of College of Built Environments, University of Washington Augustine M.K. Choi, M.D.-Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean, Weill Cornell Medicine; Provost for Medical Affairs, […]

Indigenous Women on Building a Plurinational State in Latin America

Online online, New York, NY

Over the past twenty years Latin American societies have been innovating a new culturally rooted form of democracy: the grassroots-driven construction of plurinational states that center Indigenous and gender justice. This panel features three Indigenous women congressional and political leaders of the movements for a plurinational state in Chile, Guatemala, and Peru: Elisa Loncón (Mapuche), […]

Quilombo, Africanity and Intellectual Black Women in Brazil

Online online, New York, NY

1st Black Brazilian Women Intellectuals International Conference: Quilombo as Global Black Solidarity in the Past, Present and Future October 29 - November 19, 2021 Virtual Platform This event sheds light on the different generations of Black Brazilian women as producers of knowledge and agents of liberation. Despite intersectional oppressions, Black Brazilian women have a long and […]

16th Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI) Conference

Online online, New York, NY

Princeton University’s Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. And “Street Soldiers” Host Lisa Evers To Headline The 16th Annual City University Of New York (CUNY) Black Male Initiative (BMI) Virtual Conference: Our State Of Mind: In The Era Of COVID, Racial Injustice And Emotional Trauma, Now What?, On September 30 And October 1 Esteemed educators and community […]

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture: Brain-Computer Interfaces

Online online, New York, NY

Featuring Nima Mesgarani, PhD, and Nathan Copeland, moderated by Karen Schroeder, PhD November 4th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Online REGISTER HERE   Brain-computer interfaces -- electronic devices that provide a direct connection between the human brain and the external world -- promise to improve life for people with sensory or movement impairments, and maybe […]