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Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Mid-term Briefings
Date: March 04, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Location: Faculty House, Morningside Campus
Speakers: Various
Global Mayors Forum with Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia
Date: March 04, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
The Global Mayors Forum will feature Michael Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia. SIPA's Global Mayors Forum showcases the leaders of the world's most dynamic cities and the School's conviction that cities are the world’s most important laboratories for creative policymaking.
Could We Critically Redeem Turbo-folk and Should We Even Try?
Date: March 04, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A lecture entitled "Could We Critically Redeem Turbo-folk and Should We Even Try?" with Vlad Beronja, a visiting lecturer in Slavic languages and literatures from the University of Michigan.
Petroleum Industry in Brazil: Governance, Performance, and Politics
Date: March 04, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
A talk with Luiz Fernando Sanná Pinto, ILAS Visiting Scholar, UFRJ.
The Kurdish Spring: A New Map of the Middle East
Date: March 05, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST
Location: Faculty House
A book talk by David Phillips, director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University, on his latest publication. Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights.
Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China
Date: March 05, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A brown bag lecture with Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. Moderated by Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University. No registration required. Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Governmental Elites and the Politics of Policymaking: Continuity and Change at the Top of the Brazilian Federal Government (1985-2014)
Date: March 05, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location: Site information is unavailable
A talk with Daniel De Bonis, Fulbright Visiting Scholar at SIPA/Columbia University.
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science
Date: March 05, 2015 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Ming Yi, from NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University - "Toward understanding global and regional climate change"
Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar
Date: March 05, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Location: Health Sciences, Morningside Campus, Medical Center, Irving Cancer Research Center
Dr. Clint Potter and Dr. Bridget Carragher, NYBC, National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy, "Using EM to Understand molecular Machines"
Medical Physics Seminar
Date: March 05, 2015 from 4:10 pm to 5:15 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Mutian Zhang, University of Nebraska Medical Center - "Physicist Makes Mistake, Too!"
Chemistry Colloquim
Date: March 05, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EST
Location: Havemeyer Hall, Morningside Campus
The Search for Efficiency in Synthesis: From Natural Products to Catalysis Presented by Silas Cook
The Delacorte Lectures: John R. MacArthur of Harper's
Date: March 05, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: Journalism Building, Morningside Campus
John R. (Rick) MacArthur, Publisher of Harper's Magazine, speaks as part of the 2015 Delacorte Lecture Series. #CJSDelacorte
French Cinema, A State Affair: History of Cinema and Public Policies from WWII to the Digital Age
Date: March 05, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Discussion with Frédérique Bredin, Pierre-Emmanuel Lecerf, Laurent Creton and Jonathan Buchsbaum
Plasma Physics Colloquium
Date: March 06, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Location: Morningside Campus
Alexander Fridman, the John A. Nyheim Chair Professor and Director of the Drexel Plasma Institute, will present a talk on "Plasma Medicine: Fundamentals and Applications" at the Plasma Physics Colloquium.
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: An Environmental Case for Solar Geoengineering
Date: March 06, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Location: Monell Building, Lamont-Doherty
Speaker: David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics and Professor of Public Policy, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University.
Friday Synthesis Symposium
Date: March 06, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST
Location: Havemeyer Hall, Morningside Campus
Regio- and Stereo-Selective Oxyaminations with N-Sulfonyl Oxaziridines Presented by Kevin Williamson (Leighton Group)
Tesla: A Portrait with Masks
Date: March 06, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A conversation with Vladimir Pistalo about his new book, Tesla: A Portrait with Masks.
10 Steps to Success: Managing Your Data and Your Dissertation
Date: March 09, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus
In this workshop hosted by the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, we’ll discuss steps you can take to be a more effective and efficient researcher or scholar. Learn tips and tricks to help you be a better steward of your data, your dissertation, and your future projects.
South Asia Institute: Annual Mary Keatinge Das Lecture by David Shulman
Date: March 09, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
A talk by David Shulman (Hebrew University) on "The Serpent's Ecstasy: Deep Seeing in the Sanskrit Theater of Kerala."
Putin and Europe's Periphery: Great Power Politics in Transition and Milosevic Deja Vu
Date: March 09, 2015 from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by James Lyon>, associate researcher at the Centre for Southeast European Studies.
A Forgotten Peace, A Forgotten War, and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1917-1918
Date: March 10, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Mark von Hagen, Professor of History at Arizona State University and former Director of the Harriman Institute.
Applied Mathematics Colloquium
Date: March 10, 2015 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Mitchell Luskin, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota - "Overcoming Temporal and Spatial Multiscale Challenges in Materials Modeling and Computing"
The Nobel Peace Prize: An Insider's View
Date: March 10, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Speaker: Geir Lundestad, Former Director, Norwegian Nobel Institute. Discussant: George Rupp, Columbia University President Emeritus.
State of the Media in South Eastern Europe: From Crisis to Corruption
Date: March 11, 2015 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A media symposium featuring journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia, with a keynote address by Dunja Mijatovic, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media.
No Simple Past: The Many Meanings of Cultural Heritage in Post-Soviet Societies
Date: March 11, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Anastasia Felcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca.
Rethinking 'Regime' in Ukraine and Russia: Space and the Materiality of Coercion
Date: March 11, 2015 from 2:10 pm to 3:10 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A talk by Jessica Pisano, New School for Social Research.
Franz Boas Seminar by Cori Hayden, University of California, Berkeley
Date: March 11, 2015 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Talk Title: Access, Excess
The Arun Guthikonda Memorial Lecture
Date: March 11, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Havemeyer Hall, Morningside Campus
The Arun Guthikonda Memorial Lecture Presented by Tom Muir, Princeton University
Performance: VOIX DE FEMMES (Voices of Women)
Date: March 11, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Staged poetry readings in French followed by a discussion in English
Democratic Renewal and the Mutual Aid Legacy of US Mexicans
Date: March 11, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
The Barnard Forum on Migration welcomes Julie Leininger Pycior, professor of history at Manhattan College, for a lecture on the mass demonstrations by Mexican immigrants that put immigration reform on the national agenda.
Captivity and Redemption: Conservative Christians and the Politics of Prison Ministry
Date: March 11, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Milbank Hall
Barnard College’s department of religion presents a lecture by writer, professor, and Soros Justice Media Fellow Tanya Erzen. Erzen will examine the role faith-based programs play in the U.S. prison system, and why conservative Christians in particular have embraced criminal justice reform.
Modalities of the Fiscal State in Imperial China
Date: March 12, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A brown bag lecture with Richard von Glahn, professor of history, University of California at Los Angeles. Moderated by Madeleine Zelin, Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies; professor of history, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and Department of History, Columbia University. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science
Date: March 12, 2015 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
William Seviour, Johns Hopkins University - "Extreme variability of the stratospheric polar vortex"
The Internet and European Integration: A Public Sphere Perspective
Date: March 12, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A talk by Hans-Jörg Trenz, professor of modern european studies and deputy director of the Centre for Modern European Studies, University of Copenhagen.
Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium
Date: March 13, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Evan Reed, Stanford University - "Emergent Phase Change and Electromechanical Properties of Two-Dimensional and Few-Layer Materials"
Arthur D. Storke Memorial Lecture
Date: March 13, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Location: Monell Building, Lamont-Doherty
Speaker: Jason Bordoff, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs. Director, Center on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Friday Synthesis Symposium
Date: March 13, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Havemeyer Hall, Morningside Campus
Block Copolymer Templates for Functional Nanostructured Materials Presented by Helen Tran (Campos Group)
Special Concert Series: Ici on Parle Francais
Date: March 22, 2015 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
A three-program, six-concert music series presented with the Four Nations Ensemble
Columbia University Alumni Association of Korea (CUAAK) Colloquium on Contemporary Korean Affairs "From Nationalism to Globalism: Toward A Korean History Narrative Beyond Ideological Contention"
Date: March 23, 2015 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A talk by Djun Kil Kim, professorial and research chair, Samsung Korean Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Asia and the Pacific. Co-sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Special Concert Series: Ici on Parle Francais
Date: March 23, 2015 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
A three-program, six-concert music series presented with the Four Nations Ensemble
Subsidising Tibet: Fiscal Estimates and Socio-Economic Consequences
Date: March 24, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A lecture with Andrew Fischer, Associate Professor of Development Studies, International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Moderated by Gray Tuttle, Leila Hadley Luce Associate Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies, Columbia University. No registration required. Sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
The Future of the Brazilian Amazon
Date: March 25, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
A talk with José Maria Cardoso da Silva, special advisor and former executive vice president, Conservation International.
SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science (SCiCS)
Date: March 26, 2015 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Marvin Geller, Stony Brook University
Book Roundtable: Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II by Istvan Deak
Date: March 26, 2015 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
This roundtable celebrates the recent publication by acclaimed Columbia historian Istvan Deak. Europe on Trial (Perseus, 2015) explores the history of collaboration, retribution, and resistance during World War II. These three themes are examined through the experiences of people and countries under German occupation, as well as Soviet, Italian, and other military rule. Co-sponsored by the European Institute, East Central European Center, Harriman Institute, and the Department of History
From the Sans-culottes to the Zapatistas: Revolts, Insurrections, Revolutions
Date: March 26, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Discussion with Eric Hazan and Kristin Ross
South Asia Institute: Atul Kohli, "Corporate Imperialism & East India Company"
Date: April 20, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus, Knox Hall
A talk by Atul Kohli, the David K.E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.
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