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 […]

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 - […]

Book Talk. The Daughters of Yalta by Catherine Grace Katz

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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 us for a webinar with Catherine Grace Katz, author of The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchills, Roosevelts, and Harrimans: A Story of Love and War (Houghton […]

Human Rights Advocacy: Putting it into Action at the UN

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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 know if an advocacy meeting has been successful? What about countries that are hostile to your ideas? Anna will share tips and strategies from over […]

Mystics, Music, and Microscopes: Celebrating Ten Years of Research in the Norman E. Alexander Library of Jewish Studies

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In honor of the tenth anniversary of the Norman E. Alexander Lecture in Jewish Studies, this year's event will highlight the work of scholars doing research in the collections. Dr. J. H. (Yossi) Chajes will discuss his work on kabbalistic manuscripts; Dr. Francesco Spagnolo will share music relating to the Jewish community in Corfu; and […]

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

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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.”   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM ET for the wildly popular Tissue Talks, our weekly webinar series hosted by Dr. Gordana […]

Vernacular Industrialism in China: Local Innovation and Translated Technologies in the Making of a Cosmetics Empire

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New Books in the Arts & Sciences: Celebrating Recent Work by Eugenia Lean Vernacular Industrialism in China: Local Innovation and Translated Technologies in the Making of a Cosmetics Empire, 1900–1940 By: Eugenia Lean Speakers: Eugenia Lean, Professor of Chinese History at Columbia University Deborah Coen, Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at Yale […]

“Police Violence as Public Health Threat: Exploring the Alternatives,” a talk by author and professor Alex S. Vitale

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For our December Narrative Medicine Rounds, we welcome Alex S. Vitale, who is a Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and a Visiting Professor at London Southbank University. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights […]

Leadership in a Time of Global Crises: Overcoming Obstacles

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A Series Exploring How Climate Change and the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Impact Careers RSVP Here The School of Professional Studies is convening a series of talks and panels offering diverse perspectives on how global-scale challenges will influence future careers. The first session was held on October 29. Led by Sir Alex Halliday, the panel explored […]

Creative Writing Lecture: Matthew Salesses

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Matthew Salesses is the author of three novels, most recently Disappear Doppelgänger Disappear, as well as a forthcoming craft book, Craft in the Real World, and collection of essays, both due in 2021.   Image© Grace Salesses Event Time & Date DATE: Wed December 2, 2020 TIME: 7:30 PM LOCATION: Online TICKETS: Register About the Creative Writing Lecture Series The […]

Digital Transformation in Agriculture

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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 structural solutions. Additionally, in recent years, global financial crises have revealed a weakness in the implementation and sustainability of current growth models and agricultural policies. […]

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 2 brick chimneys diameters of 5-8M with heights of 15 and 20M. It is located in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London and was acquired […]

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 here.  Event Contact Information: Fonda Shen +1 212 853 2138 fws2107@columbia.edu

Mediation and De-escalation: Solutions to Covid Pandemic Panic

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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 of Law, Columbia Law School   David N. Hoffman Lecturer in the Discipline of Bioethics, Columbia University   Please RSVP in advance of the event.   For […]

Are Japanese CEOs Paid Too Little & U.S. CEOs Paid Too Much

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Live Webinar Are Japanese CEOs Paid Too Little & U.S. CEOs Paid Too Much, and Why Does it Matter? Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 7:00-8:00 PM (EST) Friday, December 4, 2020 | 9:00-10:00 AM (JST) Featuring: Steven Greenberg, Regional Managing Partner, Financial Services, APAC & ME, Heidrick & Struggles James B. Rosenwald III, Managing Member […]

Social Enterprise Conference, Capital for Good: Digital Event Series

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The 19th Annual Social Enterprise Conference, Capital for Good is going virtual! This Digital Event Series, located in the finance capital of the world, provides a unique opportunity to tap into the vibrant ecosystem of capital for impact through the lens of philanthropy, impact investing, ESG, and social venture and business examples. Social impact leaders in business, government, […]

Data, Media and Society Poster Session

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About DSI Poster Sessions: Columbia University students, faculty, postdocs and researchers are welcome to submit a poster for consideration and inclusion. Each DSI Research Center will host a poster session in the 2020-21 academic year. DSI Data, Media and Society Center: The Center for Data, Media and Society (formerly New Media) is interested in the […]

Burning Books: Akram Aylisli, Literature, and Human Rights in Today’s Azerbaijan

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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 Harriman Institute, PEN America, and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a discussion about the works of Akram Aylisli, […]

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 Easterling, Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe, Jack Halberstam, Ana María León, Jacolby Satterwhite, Michael Wang, Mabel Wilson, and Albena Yaneva in conversation with Andrés Jaque and James Graham. The objects of architecture are not simply […]

Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps

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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 […]

Effective Fundraising for a New Nonprofit

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fareed Zakaria’s Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World

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ISERP Series: The History and Future of Planetary Threats Fareed Zakaria discusses his new book: Ten Lessons for the Post-Pandemic World In conversation with Wilmot James, Lawrence Stanberry, and Anya Schiffrin Register Here Event Contact Information: Harlowe Wang iserp-events@columbia.edu

Can the EU Lead the Fight against Climate Change?

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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 […]

Hubert Harrison: A Harlem Radical’s Struggle for Equality

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Join the Lehman Center for American History and Columbia University Press to celebrate the publication of "Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918–1927", the final volume of Jeffrey B. Perry's magisterial study of the once-forgotten figure known as the Father of Harlem Radicalism. With Panelists Jeffrey B. Perry and Brent Hayes Edwards. Moderated by Thai […]

Political Change in the Post-Abe Era

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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 […]

‘Text’: New Genre Cinema and New Media

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This event will be held virtually as a Zoom webinar and streamed via YouTube Live. Please join the Harriman Institute and the Russian Film Club at Columbia University for a discussion with Nancy Condee, Stephen Norris, and Dusty Wilmes about the 2019 Russian thriller Text. This event is part of our Contemporary Culture Series. Klim Shipenko’s Text (2019) is a rare case […]

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

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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 […]

Roundtable on New Books by Japan Historians

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Amy Stanley, Professor of History, Northwestern University Tatiana Linkhoeva, Assistant Professor of History, NYU Sarah Kovner, Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University Kelly A. Hammond, Assistant Professor of East Asian History, University of Arkansas Louise Young, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2020 has been a banner year for new books in Japanese history. At this […]