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Discussion with Ana Gomes, Member of the European Parliament
Date: October 31, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A discussion with Ana Gomes, Member, European Parliament: "The EU Response to Deadly Conflict: Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine."
The EU Response to Deadly Conflict: Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine
Date: October 31, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A discussion with Ana Gomes, member of the European Parliament since 2004.
"The Menace of Unreality: How the Kremlin Weaponizes Information, Culture, and Money"
Date: November 05, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Talk by Michael Weiss, editor-in-chief of The Interpreter, on his forthcoming Special Report
Southeast Asia and the United States
Date: November 05, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A talk with His Excellency Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Singapore's Ambassador to the U.S. moderated by Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and Southeast Asian Student Initiative (SEASI).
A Global Agenda for Financial Stability: Have We Tamed the Too-Big-to-Fail Financial Institution?
Date: November 06, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
Panel Schedule - 9:30-11:00 AM: The Lessons Learned from the Financial Crisis, with Sheila C. Bair, H. Rodgin Cohen, and Paul Tucker - 11:20 AM-12:30 PM: Regulatory Responses Across the Atlantic, with John C. Coffee, Jr., Dianne Dobbeck, and Emiliano Tornese - 12:30-1:30 PM: The Challenges Ahead in View of Brisbane: A U.S. and E.U. Perspective, with Greg Baer, David Schraa, and Georges Ugeux
Who Are The Moldovans and Where Are They Heading? A Discussion on Identity, Human Rights, and Aspirations of the Citizen of the Republic of Moldova
Date: November 06, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A discussion with Iuliana Marcinschi, director of Centrul de Informare în domeniul Drepturilor Omului (Human Rights Information Center - CIDO) in Moldova.
Occupy Central: Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
Date: November 06, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A talk with Jason Ng, lawyer and adjunct lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. Moderated by Stephanie Balme, Alliance Visiting Professor of Law, School of Law, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by Asia Pacific Affairs Council (APAC); Weatherhead East Asian Institute
Social Enterprise and Cross Cultural Management with Brazil
Date: November 06, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series talk with Professor David Lavin.
The North Korean Human Rights Conundrum
Date: November 06, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
A talk by Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge
Date: November 06, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Location: Earl Hall, Morningside Campus
Speaker: George Rupp, President Emeritus and Adjunct Professor of Religion, Public Health, and International Affairs, Columbia University
Mo Yan and Chinese Literature
Date: November 07, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: Low Memorial Library, Morningside Campus
This World Leaders Forum program features an address by Nobel Laureate Mo Yan. The address will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. Co-Sponsored by University Libraries, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Michel Foucault: The Late Lectures
Date: November 07, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
A panel discussion on Michel Foucault's late lectures
The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall
Date: November 11, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A book talk on The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall with author Professor Mary Elise Sarotte.
Fútbol, Jews, and the Making of Argentina
Date: November 11, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Talk with author Raanan Rein, Tel Aviv University with commentary from Jose Moya, Barnard College, and Federico Finchelstein, The New School.
9th Annual Columbia International Investment Conference - Raising the Bar: Home Country Efforts to Regulate Foreign Investment for Sustainable Development
Date: From November 12, 2014 at 8:30 am through November 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
This conference looks at home country measures that have been taken – unilaterally or multilaterally – to monitor or regulate foreign investment, why states have taken these measures, whether they have a duty to do so, what lessons can be learned from both successful and failed attempts, and what further efforts may be useful or necessary to regulate investment for sustainable development.
New Directions in Southeast Asian Politics
Date: November 13, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A discussion featuring Joseph Chinyong Liow, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asian Studies, Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asian Studies; Dr. Thomas B. Pepinsky, Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University; and Duncan McCargo, Senior Research Affiliate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Professor of Political Science, University of Leeds No registration required.
Inflation Persistence in Brazil, 1946-64
Date: November 13, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A Brazil Brown Bag Seminar Series talk with Professor Eduardo F. Bastian.
Thinking with Balibar
Date: From November 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm through November 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm EST
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
This conference on “Thinking with Balibar” will explore the influence of Étienne Balibar's work
Etienne Balibar talk: Can we say : After the Subject Comes the Stranger?
Date: November 13, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Etienne Balibar's talk for the “Thinking with Balibar” conference
Intermedial Aesthetics: Korean Literature, Film, Art
Date: November 14, 2014, All Day Event
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A Journal of Korean Studies Special Issue Workshop featuring: Jinsoo An, University of California, Berkeley; Woohyung Chon, Konkuk University; Wayne de Fremery, Sogang University; Sang Hun Kim, Hyundai MnSoft; Jon Kief, Columbia University; Sohl Lee, Stonybrook University; Haerin Shin, Vanderbilt University; and Ji Young Shin, Yonsei University. Discussants: Steve Chung, Princeton University; Olga Fedorenko, New York University; Chris Hanscom, University of California, Los Angeles; Kyu Hyun Kim, University of California, Davis; We Jung Yi, New York University. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University; Department of East Asian Studies, Smith College; The Journal of Korean Studies By RSVP only – open only to graduate students and faculty for observation. Must RSVP to jk2857@columbia.edu to attend as an observer.
BRICS 2.0: Pursuing Global Governance and Growth
Date: November 14, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm EST
Location: Low Memorial Library
The IV Columbia University BRICLab Conference will discuss how Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are going about the institution-building process of BRICS. It will also examine challenges and opportunities related to the status of BRICS as emerging markets and their role in contributing to global economic expansion.
Media, Business, and Politics in Eastern Europe: Public Relations Development and its Power
Date: November 18, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A roundtable discussion with Anastasiia Grynko, Director, Columbia University Fellow; Denisa Hejlova, Head of Marketing Communication and Public Relations Department, Charles University in Prague;and Milan Hejl, Director, Columbia University Fellow; Co-Founder of AMI Communications. Refreshments will be served.
East Asian Historical Thought in Comparative Perspective --- What History Is, Knows, Does: CHINA
Date: November 18, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A lecture featuring Viren Murthy, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wisconsin. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the Department of History.
Franz Boas Seminar by Barbara Voss, Anth Dept., Standford U
Date: November 19, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Talk Title: Burn Layer: The Archaeology of Anti-Immigrant Violence
The Dynamics of Gender: Women Writ, Women Writing in Seventeenth-Century France
Date: November 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
A talk by Domna Stanton with Madeleine Dobie
Gender, Power and Leadership: Aládurà Church Women in Nigeria and the U.S.
Date: November 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome examines women’s strategies of empowerment, both spiritual and material, in the Aládurà church in the Nigerian homeland and 
its immigrant communities in 
the United States, especially since the 1980s.
South Korean Feminists' Bargain: Feminist Discourse and the Movement to Abolish Prostitution
Date: November 20, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A lecture by Seung-kyung Kim, Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland. No registration required. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.
How to Enhance the European Public Sphere: A Talk with Christine Landfried
Date: November 20, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
This talk is Part IV of The 2014-15 Europe Seminar on the European public sphere. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.
Acting Homer: A Staged Reading of the Odyssey
Date: November 20, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Acting Homer will give students an opportunity to hear key passages of the Odyssey read aloud and brought to life. Because one of the amazing parts about the Bearden project at Columbia is that it is interdisciplinary, the goal of this panel is to provide a level of immersion. What happens to visual art when it is linked with theater? After the reading, the audience is welcome to walk through the gallery with a new perspective on Bearden and Homer.
Korea/Japan Music Symposium
Date: November 21, 2014, All Day Event
Location: Kent Hall, Morningside Campus
An all-day event featuring Michael Bourdaghs, University of Chicago; Katherine Lee, University of California Davis; Eun-Young Jung, University of California San Diego; Christine Yano, University of Hawaii; Kevin Fellezs, Columbia University; Nicholas Harkness, Harvard University; and Noriko Manabe, Princeton University. Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Inspired by the Classics: A Poetry Reading by Rosanna Warren
Date: November 21, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
A poetry reading centered on a sequence of prose poems entitled “Odyssey.” These poems are inspired partly by Homer, and partly by a series of monotypes entitled “Orbiana Oliveto” by the artist James McGarrell. The images will accompany the reading. The reading will include other short lyrics inspired by Homer and Virgil.
Serving Paris, Serving the World: Gender, Domestics, and Migration
Date: November 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
Young Breton women were for
 a long time the stereotypical domestic servants in Paris.
 In this lecture, Leslie Moch explores their migratory path from rural Brittany to settlement in the French capital, and looks at the roles that work and religion, strategies of adaptation, and the organizations they create play in defending their interests and helping them to claim their rights.
The Changing Face of Romania: 25 Years After the Fall of Communism
Date: November 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A discussion with Dr. Ioana Gabriela Costache, Consul General of Romania in New York City.
Screening of "Once My Mother," An Award-Winning Wartime Drama
Date: November 25, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A screening ofOnce My Mother, an award-winning wartime drama. The filmmakerSophia Turkiewicz and the producerRod Freedman will participate. Dinner will be served.
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine 2014 - CANCELLED
Date: December 12, 2014 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus, Medical Center, Lamont-Doherty, Off Campus: NYC, Baker Field Athletics Complex, Manhattanville
An update on recent advances and optimal management of lung disease and critical illnesss in a one-day course
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