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RCN-CCUS Conference meeting
Date: From April 15, 2014 at 9:00 am through April 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Schapiro CEPSR
Speakers: Roger Aines, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Scott Barrett, Columbia University; Patrick Brady, Sandia National Laboratories; L.S. Fan, Ohio State University; Jeff Fitts, Princeton University; Michael Gerrard, Columbia University; Jon Gibbins, University of Edinburgh; John Grace, University of British Columbia; Raghubir Gupta, Research Triangle International; Chris Jones, Georgia Institute of Technology; Peter Kelemen, Columbia University; Klaus Lackner, Columbia University; Mogens Mogensen, Denmark Technical University; Berend Smit, University of California, Berkeley;

Moderators:Alissa Park, Columbia University;Camille Petit, Imperial College London; Shelley Welton, Columbia University

The Road from Academia to Politics: the Challenges of Policymaking in Argentina
Date: April 16, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: New York (NY), International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A talk with Federico Sturzenegger, Member of the Chamber of Representatives for the National Congress in Argentina. Sponsored by the Program in Economic Policy Management and the Center on Global Economic Governance.
The Metamorphosis of German Film from Weimar Cinema to Hitler’s Hollywood
Date: April 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A panel with Volker Berghahn, Professor of Modern German History, Columbia University; Stefan Andriopoulos, Professor and Chair of Germanic Languages, Columbia University; Richard Peńa, Professor of Professional Practice, School of the Arts (Film). Part of an undergraduate event series organized by Jordan Freisleben (CC’ 15) and Julia Jarrett (CC ’15).
Ukraine Crisis: A Discussion with Andrii Portnov
Date: April 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
A discussion with Andrii Portnov, Editor-in-Chief of www.Historians.in.ua
The Chinese Armed Forces and Domestic Security
Date: April 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Dennis J. Blasko, retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army, will speak on the Chinese Armed Forces, their contribution to domestic security, and how they've transformed over the years.
Book History Colloquium Lecture | The Book Covers Designs of Philip Grushkin
Date: April 16, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus
Lecture by Paul Shaw, graphic design historian
Historical Perspectives on Domestic Worker Organizing
Date: April 16, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
The Barnard Center for Research on Women welcomes historians Elizabeth Hutchison (University of New Mexico) and Premilla Nadasen (Barnard College) for an exploration of domestic-workers’ distinct approach to labor organizing in the United States and Chile.
Loss, Liberation, and Liberalization: Two Grandchildren of the Erstwhile Russian Aristocracy Discuss their Conflictual Legacy and Read from their Family Chronicles
Date: April 17, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Please join the Harriman Institute for a presentation and readings by Sasha Chavchavadze and Alex Shoumatoff.
Goodbye Hegemony! Power and Influence in the Global System
Date: April 17, 2014 from 12:15 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
Simon Reich Richard and Ned Lebow will discuss their new book: Goodbye Hegemony! Power and Influence in the Global System Moderated by Professor Jack Snyder.
Visualizing Universalism: The UNESCO Human Rights Exhibition, 1949-1953
Date: April 17, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Opening Symposium with Samuel Moyn, Thomas Keenan, Ariella Azoulay, Mark Mazower, Felicity Scott, Elazar Barkan, and Yasmine Ergas
Conversations on Online Learning - Marcia Linn
Date: April 17, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Marcia C. Linn, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and leading researcher in the use of technology for teaching mathematics and science, will present "Innovations in Online Learning: What Works?" In this talk, Linn will draw on recent research to suggest promising directions for the use of innovative technologies to support effective online education. The event is free and open to the public.
Unfree Labor, Rights & Market Development: A View from Eurasia
Date: April 17, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
The Barnard Forum on Migration presents a lecture by Alessandro Stanziani, senior researcher at the Centre National des Recherches Scientifiques. Stanziani will discuss the role unfree labor and forms of labor coercion played in market development and capitalism in Western countries in the mid-17th and end of the 19th centuries.
Delacorte Lecture: Jacob Weisberg, Chairmen- The Slate Group
Date: April 17, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Journalism Building, Morningside Campus
Jacob Weisberg, Chairman of the Slate Group speaks as part of the 2014 Delacorte Lectures.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Date: April 17, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Thomas Piketty In conversation with Suresh Naidu, Thomas Edsall and Victoria de Grazia
The Path Ahead for Ukraine
Date: April 17, 2014 from 7:45 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Schermerhorn Hall
Please join the Harriman Institute Ukraine Studies Program and the Ukrainian Student Society for a panel discussion.
"Islamic Urbanism? Space, Consumption, and Development in Instanbul and Jakarta"
Date: April 18, 2014 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
This one-day conference examines the cities of Istanbul and Jakarta through an exploratory discussion of the ways in which Islamic values and ideology are linked to new forms of urban development and urban lifestyle.
Modernizing the Housing Market in the Era of Developmentalism: Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro during the 1960s
Date: April 18, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Talk with Leandro Benmergui, Bucknell University. Part of the New York City Latin American History workshop.
The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer and More Open World
Date: April 18, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Speaker: Andrew Winston, Author, Corporate Strategist
The 2014 Oscar Lee Symposium
Date: April 18, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Kent Hall
The 2014 Oscar Lee Symposium: Undergraduate Student Presentations on Original East Asian Research
2014 Spring Diversity Lecture: "It's about Time: How We Can (Finally) Get More Women into STEM
Date: April 18, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Location: Monell Building, Lamont-Doherty
Speaker: Eileen Pollack, Author
Film Screening: A Place to Stand
Date: April 18, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Location: Hamilton Hall
Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club for the screening of A Place to Stand, a documentary film by Polish filmmaker Anna Ferens.
A Reading and Conversation with Andrei Gelasimov
Date: April 18, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
A reading and talk by Russian writer Andrei Gelasimov, author of the novel Thirst.
Russian Energy Politics: From Europe to Asia
Date: April 21, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Please join the Harriman Institute for a discussion with Louis Skyner, Head of Oil & Gas, Clifford Chance, Moscow.
Book Talk with Christine Bader, Author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil
Date: April 22, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
A talk with Christine Bader, author of The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil, and visiting scholar and lecturer at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, where she co-teaches a course on Human Rights and Business.
Rebalancing Eagle or Eclipsing Dragon? The U.S., China, and the future of East Asian Political and Economic Dynamics
Date: April 22, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 8:15 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
Sue Mi Terry, Daniel Harnett, and Mark Christopher will discuss the implications of China's rise for the economic and strategic balance in the region. Moderated by Roy D. Kamphausen.
A Reading and Conversation With László Krasznahorkai
Date: April 22, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Please join the Harriman Institute, the Slavic Department and the American Hungarian Library for an evening with the celebrated Hungarian writer, László Krasznahorkai.
Rural Women's Employment and the Chinese State: Sixty Years of Change
Date: April 23, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Presentation and discussion with Dr. Hu Yukun, Fulbright Scholar and Associate Professor at Peking/Beijing University.
Discussion with Jacob A. Frenkel, Former Governor of the Bank of Israel
Date: April 23, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg, Morningside Campus
CGEG in discussion with Jacob A. Frenkel, former Governor of the Bank of Israel.
Franz Boas Seminar by Rudolf Mrazek, Department of History, University of Michigan
Date: April 23, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Talk Title: Lenin, son of Soemijati (and brother of Jews) radical translation in the Dutch East Indies and in Bohemia
Madness is Civilization: The Suicidal Person in Colonial Korea
Date: April 23, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A talk with Professor Jun Yoo, Associate Professor of Modern Korean History, East Asia, Colonialism, Cultural & Gender Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa. No registration required.
On Social Verdicts : Classes, Identities, Trajectories
Date: April 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Talk by Didier Eribon
Redefining Realness: A Salon in Honor of Janet Mock
Date: April 23, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
The Barnard Center for Research on Women welcomes Janet Mock, former staff editor for People.com, for a salon focusing on her new memoir Redefining Realness: My Path
to Womanhood, Identity, Love &
So Much More.
A Reading and Conversation with Gary Shteyngart
Date: April 23, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Please join the Harriman Institute for a reading of Gary Shteyngart's new memoir, Little Failure, followed by a discussion with the author.
ASN World Convention
Date: April 24, 2014, All Day Event
Location: Site information is unavailable
The Harriman Institute hosts the 19th Annual ASN World Convention.
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Western Antarctic Peninsula- Rapid Climate Change and an Ecosystem Near a Tipping Point
Date: April 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Location: Low Memorial Library, Morningside Campus, Off Campus: NYC
Speaker: Hugh Ducklow Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Latin Americans in Italy: Migration, Religion, and Gender
Date: April 24, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Barnard Hall
The Barnard College Forum on Migration welcomes Valentina Napolitano, professor
of anthropology and the director of Latin American Studies at the University of Toronto, for a lecture examining Latin American migration to Italy, and its impact on the Catholic Church.
John R. MacArthur, Publisher of Harper's Magazine: A Delacorte Lecture
Date: April 24, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Journalism Building, Morningside Campus
John R. MacArthur, Publisher of Harper's Magazine speaks as part of the 2014 Delacorte Lectures.
Culture and Everyday Life in North Korea
Date: April 25, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A conference with Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences in the Department of History, Columbia University; Ruth Barraclough, Senior Lecturer, School of Culture, History & Language, Australian National University and Visiting Scholar, Columbia University; Cheehyung Kim, ACLS Faculty Fellow in the Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University; Suzy Kim, Assistant Professor of Korean History, Rutgers University; Andre Schmid, Associate Professor in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto; Dafna Zur, Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University. No registration required.
17th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum
Date: April 25, 2014 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
Location: Low Memorial Library, Morningside Campus
17th Annual Forum featuring a keynote address by Bill de Blasio, 109th Mayor of New York City.
"Documenting Queer Histories in China and the U.S.": A Film Screening and Discussion
Date: April 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Hamilton Hall
A screening of two films documenting the history of queer issues in China and the United States. The film screenings will be followed by a discussion and Q&A session with the directors of both films.
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium
Date: April 25, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Location: Monell Building, Lamont-Doherty
Speaker: Robert Pappalardo, Senior Research Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
SAI: Gyanendra Pandey on "History of Prejudice in the US and India"
Date: April 28, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A talk by Gyanendra Pandey.
Roundtable on "Toleration in Conflict" by Rainer Forst
Date: April 28, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A panel with Rainer Forst, author and Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy, Goethe University; Teresa Bejan, Fellow, Society of Fellows, Columbia University; Evan Haefeli, Associate Professor of History, Columbia University; Andrew Sabl, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, UCLA; Nadia Urbinati, Professor of Political Theory and Hellenic Studies, Columbia University. Moderated by Jean Cohen, Professor of Contemporary Civilization and Political Theory, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life and the Heyman Center for the Humanities
The Arun Guthikonda Lecture - Jay Keasling
Date: April 28, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Havemeyer Hall, Morningside Campus
THE ARUN GUTHIKONDA LECTURE Presented by Jay Keasling, UC Berkeley
Research Without Borders: Open Access in the Americas
Date: April 29, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Location: Faculty House
Join Columbia Scholarly Communication Program and the Digital Humanities Center for "Research Without Borders: Open Access in the Americas", our final event of the academic year in our Research Without Borders panel discussion series. This event will take place from 3-5pm on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Presidential Rooms 2 & 3 of Columbia's Faculty House. It is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. We will have coffee and cookies. National-level policies around open access to research differ around the world, and the issues at stake around public accessibility to research demand an international perspective. In this panel event, the current landscape of open access policy development in the USA, Canada, and Latin America will be compared and contrasted. Panelists with views from across the Americas will explore and discuss the differing national perspectives around open access to research. Panelists: Heather Joseph, Michael Sinatra, and Dominique Babini. Moderator: Pamela Graham.
Corruption: Key Challenges for Local, National and International Institutions
Date: April 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Presentation and discussion with Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Transparency International.
What Counts: Reimagining What Student Growth Looks Like (and Requires)
Date: April 29, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
The Barnard Center for Toddler Development welcomes author and education activist Sam Chaltain for a lecture exploring the state of American education Chaltain will discuss what we should value in our efforts to help young people grow, and how we can assess what children learn.
1968: The Literary Year as an Anachrony
Date: April 29, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: International Affairs Bldg
Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk with Cleo Protohristova, University of Plovdiv.
Pour une stylistique de l'existence
Date: April 29, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Location: Buell Hall, Maison Francaise
Marielle Macé with Vincent Debaene, in French
Franz Boas Seminar by Mark Abélčs
Date: April 30, 2014 from 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Talk Title: Society against the state: from primitive society to the micropolitics and the molecular (Clastres /Foucault / Deleuze-Guattari)
Panel | ULYSSES Gets Graphic
Date: April 30, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus
Panel on the ongoing censorship of James Joyce's ULYSSES, with Robert Berry, Chad Rutkowski, and Charles Brownstein.
On Looking: New York Through Fresh Eyes
Date: April 30, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Site information is unavailable
Barnard College presents a panel discussion revealing the many ways we experience New York City through our different senses.
Preventing Brain Disorders, Improving Global Mental Health
Date: May 02, 2014 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Location: Medical Center
Preventing Brain Disorders, Improving Global Mental Health is a Columbia University Epidemiology Scientific Symposium (CUESS), part of a series dedicated to exploring cutting edge scientific topics in epidemiology and population health. This invitation-only series brings together leaders in the field and aims to both explore the state-of-the science and to push the research agenda forward. This event is co-sponsored by Columbia University Department of Epidemiology and the Peter C. Alderman Foundation. This event will capitalize on the growing interest in prevention of mental illness as playing a central role in public mental health agendas. We are honored that Dr. Shekar Saxena, Director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization, has agreed to present the opening keynote at the event.
Utopias and Dystopias in Music and Media of East Central Europe Circum 1989
Date: May 02, 2014 from 9:15 am to 5:15 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
Please join the East Central European Center, the Harriman Institute and the Balassi Foundation for a conference.
SAI: John Guy on "Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia"
Date: May 05, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Location: Morningside Campus
A talk by John Guy, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Lecture | Kevin Birningham
Date: May 07, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Location: Butler Library, Morningside Campus
A talk by the author of THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK: THE BATTLE FOR JAMES JOYCE'S ULYSSES.
MARTHA STEWART, Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Chief Creative Officer of MSL : A Delacorte Lecture
Date: May 08, 2014 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Location: Journalism Building, Morningside Campus
Martha Stewart, Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Chief Creative Officer of MSL speaks as part of the 2014 Delacorte Lectures
Dean's Seminar on Chronic Disease - Infection and Cancer
Date: May 14, 2014 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Location: 8 West Presbyterian Hospital, Cancer Research Institute, Physicians And Surgeons, Medical Center, Irving Cancer Research Center, Milstein Hospital Building
Guest Lecturers: Martin J. Blaser, MD, Muriel G. and George W. Singer Professor of Translational Medicine and Director of the Human Microbiome Program at NYU Langone Medical Center and W. Ian Lipkin, MD, Director of the Center for Infection and Immunity John Snow Professor of Epidemiology at Mailman School of Public Health
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