Past Events

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

Monday, December 5, 2016 (All day)


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.

It Takes Two: Experimental Evidence on the Determinants of Technology Diffusion

Thursday, December 1, 2016 (All day)
4:15 pm - 5:45 pm


International Affairs Building 1101

Development Workshop: Morgan Hardy


Milan Svolik (Yale)

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 12:15 to 13:45


Room 707 IAB

Milan Svolik (Yale) will present in the comparative politics seminar.

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

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


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

"A History of Violence: Forced Displacement and De Facto Land Reform in Rural Colombia"

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 (All day)
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


International Affairs Building 1027

As part of Columbia University's Fall 2016 Development Workshop and the Political Economy Seminar, Camilo Garcia-Jimeno will present "A History of Violence: Forced Displacement and De Facto Land Reform in Rural Colombia."



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