Sputnik V and Russia’s New Vaccine Politics

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-sputnik-v-and-russias-new-vaccine-politics. Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Join us for a meeting of the New York-Russia Public Policy […]

From Lawyer to Author: Charles Yu ’01 and Abigail Hing Wen ’04

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From Lawyer to Author: Charles Yu ’01 and Abigail Hing Wen ’04 explore their journeys from practicing law to writing critically acclaimed novels. Register for this Event How do you chart a path from law school to writing fiction? Two critically-acclaimed authors and CLS alumni talk about combining their legal training, personal experiences, and creative […]

Building Blocks for Sustainability

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Frame Your Future Event Series - Building Blocks for Sustainability   RSVP HERE   Metropolitan regions are characterized by their complex reciprocities between technology and people, nature and culture, with incoming and outgoing flows of energy, water, resources, and materials. They account for 70% of global GDP and an even larger share of GHG emissions […]

The 6th Annual Urban Design Storytelling Symposium: Narrative Change for the Green New Deal

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From the graphics of advocacy campaigns to the use of speculative fiction and data visualization in both environmental activism and design practice, multimedia storytelling is a necessary and powerful way to mobilize for a more equitable, decarbonized future. This symposium will convene an interdisciplinary group of change agents — activists, artists, architects, and authors — […]

Virtual Event. Adapting Russian Classics to the 2020s: Dead Souls

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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. Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for a meeting of the Russian Film Club with speakers Lioudmila Fedorova (Georgetown), Ilya Gerasimov (Ab Imperio), and Anne Lounsbery (NYU). Moderated by Daria Ezerova (Harriman Institute) and Mark Lipovetsky (Columbia University). This […]

Decarbonizing Industry: Low-Carbon Production of Iron and Steel

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Iron and steel production is one of the largest and most important commodity sectors in the global economy, accounting for more than $2.5 trillion of sales and tied to millions of jobs around the world.  The 1.8 billion tons of iron and steel made every year also contribute to global warming, accounting for more than […]

Book Talk. Moscow Monumental: Soviet Skyscrapers and Urban Life

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-book-talk-moscow-monumental-soviet-skyscrapers-and-urban-life-stalins-capital Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join us for a conversation with Katherine Zubovich (University at Buffalo, […]

Debating the Future of Europe: Can Europe be Sovereign?

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Three years ago, President Macron called for "a sovereign, democratic, and united Europe". For her part, Chancellor Merkel emphasized that "Europeans must take their fate into their own hands.” Participants in this final session of the “Debating the Future of Europe” series will discuss whether Europeans have made progress towards these goals. Join Anu Bradford (European Legal […]

Film Discussion: The Hater

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-film-discussion-the-hater Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Note: This event does not include a screening of […]

Interventions of the Border Region – A lecture by Ronald Rael

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Ronald Rael is a designer, architectural researcher, author, entrepreneur, and thought leader in the fields of additive manufacturing and earthen architecture. He is the Eva Li Memorial Chair in Architecture and Director of the Masters of Architecture program with a joint appointment in the Department of Architecture, College of Environmental Design, and the Department of Art […]

Reporter Nights at SPS: Science Journalism in the Time of COVID-19

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On the Ground Truthtelling: Editing and Reporting in the Midst of a Pandemic Professor Dreifus and students in her class interview a panel of top science editors and reporters on their career paths, as well as the highlights and challenges of their day-to-day work. Panelists include Co-Founder and Executive Editor of STAT Rick Berke, Co-Founder and Editor in […]

Healthy Building Materials

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A lecture by Alison Mears + Jonsara Ruth Moderated by Catherine Murphy Alison Mears is the current Dean of the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design. Alison teaches interdisciplinary studios in SCE and in SDS projects in the BS Urban Design program. She is a registered architect who has worked in both large corporate firms and partner in […]

Food for Thought: Venture Capital Trends in Sustainability & Climate

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Food for Thought: Venture Capital Trends in Sustainability & Climate Change The environment and our impact on the earth through daily habits, corporate growth, and human progress has become increasingly important to investors at all stages. This talk will focus on trends in early-stage venture capital and what investors are looking at to combat climate […]

Book Talk. Bridging East and West: Ol’ha Kobylians’ka

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-book-talk-bridging-east-and-west-yuliya-v-ladygina   Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, […]

Amb L. Paul Bremer: The Future of American Diplomatic Leadership

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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, the International Security Policy Concentration (ISP) at the School of International and Public Affairs, and the Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Campus Coordinator, Bren Flanigan, present   The Future of American Diplomatic Leadership: A Conversation with Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III Moderated by Lisa Anderson, Special […]

When Climbing Became Competitive

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the event page on our website: https://harriman.columbia.edu/event/virtual-event-when-climbing-became-competitive Register here for the Zoom webinar, or tune in on YouTube Live. Please join the East Central European Center at the Harriman […]

TISSUE TALKS: Thomas Eschenhagen, MD, UMC Hamburg

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We are excited to welcome Dr. Thomas Eschenhagen from University Medical Center Hamburg to Tissue Talks on Wednesday, March 10th at 3:00PM EST, as he presents, "3D Heart Tissues from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for In Vitro Testing and Cardiac Repair."   ABOUT TISSUE TALKS Join us every Wednesday at 3:00PM EST for the wildly popular Tissue Talks, […]

Moving Beyond Conflict: Transforming Narratives

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Whether aware of it or not, we all use language and stories to understand and navigate the people and world around us. This framing is particularly important as individuals grapple with ongoing difficult and complex conversations, particularly after the past year of turbulence, especially when it comes to implicit and explicit practices of diversity, equity, […]

Climate Variability and Steppe Empires

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Please join us for a lecture: Climate Variability and Steppe Empires: New Findings and Future Directions Nicola Di Cosmo, Henry Luce Foundation Professor of East Asian History, Institute for Advanced Study; Associate Member at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Moderated by: Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, Department of East Asian […]

Incarceration & Bioethics: Health Challenges That Need Our Attention

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Columbia's Bioethics program, in conjunction with the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in the Department of Medicine, invites you to a lecture with guest speaker Dr. Homer Venters, a physician and epidemiologist working at the intersection of incarceration, health and human rights. Dr. Venters has recently been appointed to serve on the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity […]

Incarceration and Bioethics: Health Challenges that Need our Attention

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Lecture sponsored by Columbia's Bioethics M.S. program in conjunction with the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in the Department of Medicine Columbia's Bioethics M.S. program, in conjunction with the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics in the Department of Medicine, invites you to a lecture with guest speaker Dr. Homer Venters, a physician and epidemiologist working at […]

‘Border Incident’

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1949 / 95 min / b/w Dir. Anthony Mann / Scr. John C. Higgins / Cine. John Alton Cast: Howard Da Silva, Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy Streaming access courtesy of Swank Attendees can stream Border Incident for free over two days as part of the Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival. The 48-hour viewing window […]

Border Incidents: The US-Mexico Border in Film Noir

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The Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival Border Incidents: The US-Mexico Border in Film Noir Programmed by Rob King, Film & Media Studies Managed by Soheil Rezayazdi, Columbia Film   The abridged, virtual 2021 Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival presents three films set at the US-Mexico border: Anthony Mann’s Border Incident (1949), John Farrow’s Where Danger […]

ERM Mindfulness Seminars

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ERM Mindfulness is an online program designed with positive psychology insights and neuroscience research to help participants to experience the present moment with increased acceptance, nurturing curiosity and promoting collaboration. Our minds have a natural tendency to wander. Now with the challenges that come from increased time spent at home and away from in-person activities, […]

Human Rights Advocacy and Campaign Development Workshop

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Dates for live sessions: March 11th, 18th & 25th from 9am-12pm Fellowships available by application. See more information below. Overview: This online interactive workshop is designed to help practitioners strengthen their ability to conduct effective human rights advocacy and develop successful campaigns. During the workshop, participants will: -Explore the elements of an effective advocacy strategy, […]

Understanding Systemic Racism: Between Radical Promise and Despair

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The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University in the City of New York presents as part of the Ambedkar Initiative, the Spring 2021 web series Understanding Systemic Racism: Art and Politics 10:00-11:45AM EST “Between Radical Promise and Despair: Dalit Literature and Movement in Karnataka” Devanoora Mahadeva (writer) and Prithvi Chandra Shobhi (KREA University)  The Ambedkar […]

Environmental Justice for the Public’s Health

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Columbia Mailman School of Public Health | The Dean's Grand Rounds on the Future of Public Health  Featuring: Adrienne Hollis, PhD, JD Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist Union of Concerned Scientists Jacqueline Patterson  Senior Director, Environmental and Climate Justice NAACP Terry McGovern, JD (moderator) Harriet and Robert H. Heilbrunn Professor Population and Family Health at the […]

EI LIVE K12The Earth’s Blanket – Physics of Glaciers

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Earth Institute LIVE (EI LIVE) K12 is dedicated to bringing the science of sustainability to K12 students, educators, and parents. About this Event Presenter: Jonny Kingslake, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth […]

“Don’t Get Sick After June”: Maria John on Native health inequality

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"Don’t Get Sick After June": A Seventy-Year Long Survival Strategy for Native Americans Navigating the Indian Health Service In the wake of the US federal government’s record-breaking shutdown in January 2019 and the onslaught of COVID-19 just a year later, the severity of Native American health disparities and the precarious reality of funding within the […]

Game Time Decision-Making in Times of Disruption

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Frame Your Future Event Series - Game Time Decision-Making in Times of Disruption   RSVP HERE   The challenges faced by business leaders to make wise decisions under pressure are enormous. The global pandemic has caused economic, human capital, and supply chain disruptions; opportunities and increased competition alike are emerging from technological innovations in 5G, […]

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights

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Mobility is central to freedom and for African Americans mobility has been denied from the beginning of the United States. Driving While Black, explores one of the most pressing racial issues of our time, examining space and how it is divided by race and what happens to black people when they travel on the road. This story, […]

Planning Futures? On Decolonial, Postcolonial, and Abolitionist Planning

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This one-day conference organized by Assistant Professor Hiba Bou Akar, brings leading planning and urban scholars who are re-thinking the field of urban planning and policy from postcolonial, decolonial, and abolitionist perspectives. It asks the following two interrelated questions: What are the futures of the field of urban planning, and what futures we ought to plan […]

Migrant DNA: Context, Ethics and Legal Issues

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This Friday Forum will consider the ethical, social, and legal implications of the diverse applications of DNA technologies that impact migrants entering or resident in the United States. When migrating family members go missing or a body is found along a migration route, familial DNA testing may be used for identification. The Department of Homeland […]

Panel: U.S. Foreign Policy, Geopolitics and Human Rights

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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University, presents: Panel: U.S. Foreign Policy, Geopolitics and Human Rights Leslie […]

Mediterranean Imaginaries and the Making of Italians

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Konstantina Zanou (Columbia University) in conversation with Claudio Fogu (UC Santa Barbara) on the occasion of the publication of his book: The Fishing Net and the Spider Web. Mediterranean Imaginaries and the Making […]

Lida Yusupova. A Zoomposium and Reading

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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. To register and access live stream links, visit the […]

‘Where Danger Lives’

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1950 / 82 min / b/w Dir. John Farrow / Scr. Charles Bennett / Cine. Nicholas Musaraca Cast: Robert Mitchum, Faith Domergue, Claude Rains Streaming access courtesy of Swank Attendees […]

Starting a Nonprofit: The Four Fundamental Steps

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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 pre-session resources.   Upcoming Events: Saturday, January […]