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Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 06:00
6:00 PM–7:30 PM

Location: 

Maison Française, East Gallery, Buell Hall
Dear friends and colleagues,

We are pleased to welcome Andreas Wimmer for a talk on Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart, in conversation with Jack Snyder, Gwyneth McClendron, Deborah Yashar, Prerna Singh and moderated by Shamus Khan..

RSVP information below. We hope to see you there!

 

 

Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 04:15
4:15pm

Location: 

523 Butler Library, Columbia University reception to follow
The Center for the Study of Social Difference is pleased to celebrate the publication of a new book:
 
Democracy and the Welfare State: The Two Wests in the Age of Austerity
April 4, 2018 at 4:15pm
523 Butler Library, Columbia University
reception to follow
 
Editors Alice Kessler-Harris and Maurizio Vaudagna will be in conversation with:
Volker Berghahn
Yasmine Ergas

Professor Stark featured documentary on 'Theory Culture and Society'

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00
TBD

Location: 

BCC Website

Professor David Stark will be featured in a 30 minute documentary for BBC. It is on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of PowerPoint and will be broadcast September 8th. The producer had been directed to a 2008 article of Professor Stark in Theory Culture and Society in which he analyzed Colin Powell’s PowerPoint presentation to the UN Security Council.

Cognition and Decision Seminar Series

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
06:00 to 07:30

Location: 

Uris 301

The Cognition and Decision Seminar Series presents

Dr. Peter Dayan
University College London

Betwixt fast and slow: Integrating model-free and model-based decision-making

Developing Women Leaders in University Administration

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:00

Location: 

UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, CA

Banco Santander has created the W30 Program: Developing Women Leaders in University Administration in partnership with UCLA Anderson Executive Education to prepare women in university administration for leadership positions of increasing responsibility as the higher education landscape evolves.

"Talking Trash: Rethinking Refuse in Maya Archaeology"

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 04:10

Location: 

963 Schermerhorn Extension

This event is free and open to the public. Reception follows in the Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Department of Anthropology Lounge, Room 465 Schermerhorn Extension

Franz Boas Seminar by Christopher Morehart

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 04:10

Location: 

963 Schermerhorn Extension

Reception follows in the Robert F. Murphy/Morton H. Fried Department of Anthropology Lounge, Room 465 Schermerhorn Extension

"A Celebration of Mahasweta Devi (1926-2016)"

Monday, December 5, 2016 (All day)
4:00pm-9:00pm

Location: 

Room 1501, International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street, 15th floor

An evening to honor the life and work of Bengali writer and social activist, Mahasweta Devi, organized by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, University Professor in the Humanities, and Gauri Viswanathan, Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities.

Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (All day)
12pm – 1pm

Location: 

Lehman Center (406 IAB)

With Michael Javen Fortner, City University of New York

**Attendance is free but registration is required as places are limited. To RSVP, email lehmancenter@columbia.edu

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