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

Events 10/27 – 11/02

…for Radio Free Europe in West Germany. In 1956 he settled in New York City where he obtained his doctorate from Columbia University and spent the next decades as a faculty member. He served as the Director of East Central European Center. Mr. Deak has written extensively on eastern and central European history and politics. The event is organized by Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club, and sponsored by East Central Euro…

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

Events 10/13 – 10/19

…niversity Professor of Economics and Business, University of Amsterdam, and Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor, Columbia University Paul Schnabel, University Professor of Sociology, Utrecht University, and Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor, Columbia University Discussants: Sheri Berman, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia University Wim Blockmans, Professor Emeritus, University of Leiden and Emeritus Rector, Netherlands I…

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

Events 10/06 – 10/12

…ese with simultaneous interpretation provided by Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, at Columbia University. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Mack by sending email tolem2111@columbia.edu . Click Here to Visit Website. Columbia Voting Week: Running for Public Office 6:00pm – 7:30pm Lerner Hall, Satow Room What is it like to run for…

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by / on October 19, 2014 at 11:50 am / in Campus, Events

Events 10/20 – 10/26

…, but also serious human rights challenges. 11:00 11:30 Opening session Introduction and welcome: Elazar Barkan, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs Keynote remarks: Franois Crpeau, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants 11:30 13:00 Panel I: Human Rights and Migration: Ethics or Realpolitik? Chair: Dirk Salomons, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs Michele LeVoy, P…

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

Events 9/22 – 9/28

…rin with simultaneous interpretation provided by Andrew Nathan, Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science, at Columbia University. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Mack by sending email to lem2111@columbia.edu . Free French Africa in World War II 6:00pm – 7:30pm Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall Eric Jennings new book, La France libre fut africaine, (Perrin, 2014, forthcomi…

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by / on June 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm / in Campus, Current Issue, Domestic, Education

Cashing In On Columbia?

by Cover image by Katie Shenck, via Flickr. As the end of the year approaches, students across Columbia’s campus are turning their thoughts towards the world outside the gates of 116th and Broadway. With recovery from the global recession proceeding slowly and youth unemployment at almost 15 percent, it is tempting to question the actual value of our liberal arts degrees. We reached out to the Columbia community to find out their vi…

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by / on September 29, 2014 at 12:30 am / in Campus, Events

Events: 9/29 – 10/4

…ah (Dartmouth), “The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan” Aqil Shah earned his PhD at Columbia and is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics at Dartmouth.  He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and has taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the University of Illinois-Chicago, the University of Chicago, and Columbia. His teaching and research focus on democratization, civil-military rel…

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Events

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

…; A New Balkans? Challenges of Democratization in the Former Yugoslavia Time:  5:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 707 Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a panel discussion on the Balkans. Participants: Dario Čepo is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute and a senior research assistant at th…

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by / on February 19, 2014 at 9:33 pm / in Campus, Julia Ghahramani, Web Columnists

Columbia, The Socially Irresponsible Investor

…t “highly ideal life-and society-changing consequences” as the result of pursuing an undergraduate degree. As a Columbia community member, you might scoff at this finding, as the Columbia situation is antithetical to the one depicted above: both recent and historical events have suggested Columbia’s institutional goals to be anything but idealistic. In fact, students at Columbia seem to be far more ethically-minded than the institution itself. I…

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

…ood of mass violence in the Niger Delta. Book Talk: Democracy Disfigured by Nadia Urbinati 4:00pm – 6:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor A panel discussion and reception on the occasion of a new publication by Prof. Nadia Urbinati: Democracy Disfigured Panelists: Nadia Urbinati, author and Professor of Political Theory, Columbia University Federico Finchelstein, Associate Professor…

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