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"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."


Thursday, December 8, 2016 (All day)


326 Uris Hall New York, NY 10027 United States

The Churchland lab aims to define the neural circuits that allow animals to integrate evidence across time and sensory modalities to guide decisions. To achieve this, we join two previously separate fields, decision-making and multisensory integration, and bring this combined approach to rodents. Our current focus has been on neurons in the posterior parietal cortex (PPC). PPC receives diverse inputs and responds during a dizzying array of behaviors.

PER Distinguished Lecture Series: John Vickers

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


1512 International Affairs Building 420 W 118th Street New York, NY 10027 United States

PER Distinguished Lecture Series: John Vickers

"Banking Reform in the UK"

How much progress has banking reform made in the eight years since the height of the financial crisis? The UK is undertaking structural reform to separate retail from investment banking, and has raised bank capital standards. But are such efforts enough?


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