Search Results for " SIPA" : 20

by / on October 5, 2014 at 3:59 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/06 – 10/12

…founder and president of Global Strategy Group, Alexis Grenell, independent political consultant, Basil Smikle, SIPA lecturer and political strategist, and Lincoln Mitchell, National Political Correspondent for the New York Observer. The panel will be moderated by Political Science Professor Robert Shapiro. To attend, please RSVP to https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9951559. Co-Sponsors: School of General Studies, SIPA, Student Engagement, CPU….

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by / on October 12, 2014 at 3:12 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 10/13 – 10/19

by Monday, October 13th Perspectives of Global Development 2014: Boosting Productivity to Meet the Middle Income Challenge 10:00am – 12:30pm International Affairs Building, Room 1501 Carl Dahlman is Head of the Thematic Division and Head of Global Development Research at the OECD’s Development Centre. Prior to joining the OECD in September 2013, he was an Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreig…

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by / on October 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm / in Uncategorized

Events 10/27 – 11/02

by Monday, October 27th Conversation with Istvan Deak: “Life in War and Peace” 12:00pm – 1:15pm International Affairs Bulding, Room 1219 Please join us for lunch Conversation with Istvan Deak, who will share his unique experience with events that many head read about, but few lived. The large concepts of war, political transition, emigration all have personal stories behind them. We will discuss heroism and on the bac…

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by / on September 21, 2014 at 11:46 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 9/22 – 9/28

by Monday, September 22, 2014 EIA International Energy Outlook 2014: Projections to 2040 9:30am – 11:00am International Affairs Building, Room 1501 Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion with Adam Sieminski, Administrator, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), on the EIA’s latest assessment of long-term global petroleum and other liquid fuels markets in the International Energy Outlook 2014…

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in Campus, Events

*Updated* Events: 9/16 – 9/21

by The following list is drawn from the Columbia University Events Calendar, available here: http://www.columbia.edu/events/today.html Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future All Week Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center Research about domestic
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by / on March 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Events

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

by In order to facilitate active political participation and discussion here at Columbia, CPR is happy to provide a rundown of this week’s on-campus events. If we missed anything, please let us know by emailing Web Editor Stewart Shoemaker at sms2318@columbia.edu Tuesday, March 4th CPU Talks: Political Participation Time: 8:00-9:00pm Location: Hamilton 503 Students from three groups on campus will share their take on the given…

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by / on April 2, 2008 at 4:29 am / in Africa, Issue, Main Menu, World

How We Don’t Look at Kenya

by Western media coverage of the conflict in Kenya has been enormous, especially for a story coming out of Africa. The reportage has been a staple of the Economist and the New York Times since the beginning of the year, and even the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has run the AP’s dispatches from Nairobi. Yet for all its breadth, the coverage has been dangerously lacking in depth. The media’s principal crime has been to recycle plot lines fr…

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by / on April 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm / in Campus

Political Minutes: Sustainable Consumption

by SIPA hosted a hat-trick of superstar economists this past Monday night for a panel discussion on sustainable consumption. Cambridge development economist Sir Partha Dasgupta joined Nobel Laureates Robert “Uncle Bob” Solow and our own Joseph “Brother Joe” Stiglitz for an hour that promised a “multidisciplinary perspective” on all the stuff we buy and eat. Dasgupta did not refer to himself by the s…

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by / on December 16, 2012 at 9:13 pm / in Cover Story, Latin America, World

Bribe and Punishment

by Marissa Tjartjalis “The problem is that in Brazil you don’t convict. I’ve been in court for seven years, yet this is the second time we attempt to reach conviction. This course of action is still very novel to me and to other judges.” Judge Joaquim Barbosa is unhappy with his court’s conviction rate. He is closer to the rule than to the exception in a region that has suffered from a tainted judicial system since the establishment o…

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by / on December 6, 2012 at 2:09 pm / in Uncategorized

Political Minutes: Power Dynamics in the UN

by from Wikimedia Commons On Wednesday night, the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on the issue of regional organizations and their effects on the power dynamics in the United Nations. Panelists included: Ambassador Nicholas Emiliou, Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations; Ioannis Vrailas, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations; Ambassador…

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