The Historical Compromise between Civil State and Religion in the Tunisian Post Revolution
January 26, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

This World Leaders Forum program features a discussion on the historical compromise between the civil state and religion in Tunisia (Le Compromis Historique entre Etat Civil et Religion dans l'Après-Révolution Tunisienne) with the former President of the High Authority of the Revolution and U.N. Human Rights Committee member Yadh Ben Achour. The discussion will situate recent upheavals in Tunisia within major debates concerning law and secularism in a post-revolution context. A question and answer session with the audience will follow.

Welcome and Introduction by
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderated by
Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Columbia Global Centers and Global Development, Director of Columbia Global Centers | Amman

Co-sponsored by the Columbia Global Centers.

Online registration is currently open. Please click here to register.



Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact World Leaders Forum by sending email to worldleaders@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-7421.
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Q&A with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, Moderated by Charlie Rose
January 27, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm EST
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall

Join Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for a lively discussion, moderated by Charlie Rose, about a wide range of topics - from their friendship, philanthropy and business; to global health, innovation and leadership. Bill and Warren will be taking questions from the audience, so come prepared with your most pressing questions and you may have the opportunity to ask them live during the event.
 

Welcome:
Lee C. Bollinger
President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderator:
Charlie Rose
Executive Editor and Host of Charlie Rose Show, Co-host of CBS This Morning

Speakers:
Bill Gates
Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

and

Warren Buffett
Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Registration will open on Monday, January 23 at 1:00 p.m.


Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require wheelchair seating or other disability accommodations for this event, contact Disability Services at disability@columbia.edu or 212-854-2388 by January 25, 2017.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact University Programs and Events by sending email to universityprograms@columbia.edu .

 
Columbia University and Slavery
January 30, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm EST
Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

The University event will present the findings of the Columbia University and Slavery project and a newly launched website housing its compiled research. Jordan Brewington, CC'17 and Jared Odessky, CC'15 will discuss their research and personal experiences contributing to the project.

Welcome:
Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University in the City of New York

Introduction:
Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History, Columbia University in the City of New York

Moderator:
Christopher L. Brown, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of History and Director of the Society of Fellows, Columbia University in the City of New York

The event will conclude with a question and answer session with the audience.

Online registration is currently open.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Chandra Osborne by sending email to events4@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-7414.
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6th Annual Update in Glomerular Disease 2017
February 03, 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm EST
Vivian & Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center Myrna Daniels Auditorium, 1st floor 173 Fort Washington Ave. New York, NY 10032

Full day ACCME accredited program for Nephrologists.  Breakfast, Breaks, Lunch and program materials included.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Karen Wisdom by sending email to khm2101@columbia.edu or by calling 2123422107.
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Metropolitan New York Bone Club Meeting "Breast Cancer and Bone: aromatase inhibitors, fractures, and adjuvant therapy”
February 09, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm EST
Marriott East Side Hotel (49th and Lexington Avenue) 525 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10017

http://www.columbiamedicinecme.org/Bone.shtml

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Kim Snyder by sending email to ks2263@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 2123424367.
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Palliative Care: Approaching Challenges & Discovering Crossroads
From February 17, 2017 at 7:30 am through February 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm EST
Columbia University Medical Center Alumni Auditorium William Black Medical Research Building 650 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032

To address both common and uncommon challenges that medical practitioners face  in a one-day ACCME accredited course


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Karen Wisdom by sending email to khm2101@columbia.edu or by calling 2123422107.
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