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

Events 10/06 – 10/12

…or the election process. Opening: Merit Janow, Dean, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. Keynote Address: David N. Dinkins, Former Mayor of New York City and Professor in the Professional Practice of Public Affairs, SIPA, Columbia University. Moderator: Dean of Academic Affairs, Kathryn Yatrakis. Panelists: Nily Rozic, New York State Assemblywoman, Mark Levine, New York City Councilman, Jamal Nelson, Senior Dir…

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

Events 10/27 – 11/02

…o 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 European Cent…

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

Events 10/13 – 10/19

…e Speaker: Alain Dieckhoff is Head of The Political Science Department of Sciences Po. He holds degrees from the University of Paris X-Nanterre, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (IEP) and a Ph.D. in political sociology from the University of Paris X-Nanterre. He is a member of the editorial boards of Politique et socits, Maghreb-Machrek, Questions internationales and Israel Studies. In addition to his main research areas, which foc…

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

Events 10/20 – 10/26

…s Reply? – Dispersing the Ethnological Gaze of the Empire Kim Chul, Professor of Korean Literature, Yonsei University Discussant: Richard Calichman, Professor of Japanese Studies, The City University of New York No registration required. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures For further information regarding this event, please contact Jooyeon Kim by sending email to or by calling 212-854-172…

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

Events: 9/29 – 10/4

…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 relations and regional security in South Asia. His new book,The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan h…

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

**Events March 24-30**

by Tuesday, March 25 The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics 4:00pm – 6:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, room 918 Join us for a conversation between Alfred Stepan and Duncan McCargo on their forthcoming article in the Journal of Democracy, The Buddhist Puzzle: Inclusionary Doctrines, Exclusionary Politics. To read a copy of the article prior to this conversation, please […]

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by / on March 9, 2014 at 11:56 am / in Campus, Events

*Events* March 10th-14th

…to Examine the Short-Term Effects of Affirmative Action in Higher Education  6:00pm – 8:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, 802 In 2004, the University of Brasilia established racial quotas reserving 20% of available admissions slots for students who self-identified as black. A number of features of Brazil, including the nature of the university system and the existence of a racial continuum, mak…

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

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

…alkans? 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 the Univers…

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

Columbia, The Socially Irresponsible Investor

…In fact, students at Columbia seem to be far more ethically-minded than the institution itself. I argue that the University’s longstanding orientation towards profit and bureaucracy has come at the cost of more principled and moral institutional aims. In the past two years, Columbia students have called out the administration for its dissolute practices, demanding increased transparency and social responsibility in the University’s financia…

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by / on April 14, 2011 at 9:45 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion

As the Crow Flies

…mpus between 1965 and 1968. In 1967, some members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) discovered that the university was working with the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), which was a think tank for the Department of Defense. This was part of the reason for the 1968 protests on campus. In the same year as the IDA discovery, the university planned to construct a gym in Morningside Park that offended the Harlem community by providing a &…

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