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June 2015
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Symposium: Global Think-In on Time and Trauma - Memory in Global Perspective

The Columbia Global Centers | Middle East hosted the Global Think-In on Time and Trauma: Memory in Global Perspective on April 18. The event included a film screening of Letter to a Refusing Pilot by Filmmaker Akram Zaatari. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University; Minoru Iwasaki, Professor at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies; and Hülya Adak, Professor at Sabanci University...

Looking at Tunisia: A Series of Talks

The Columbia Global Centers | Middle East organized a thematic speaker series entitled “Looking at Tunisia” that ran at the Center from March-June 2015. The series featured a number of talks by prominent speakers on various aspects of the country’s democratic transition, religious tolerance, political moderation, and civic engagement.

Columbia Arabic Summer Program

The Center, in conjunction with Columbia’s Office of Global Programsis holding the sixth offering of the annual Arabic language program and the second offering of the Columbia MENA Summer Program in May-August 2015.
OTHER HEADLINES

Columbia Experience Overseas - June 10 - August 8, 2015

Jordan Case Study: The Role of Local Government in Addressing the Impact of Syrian Refugees - June 2-3, 2015

Seminar on Investing in Young Children: Global, Regional and National Perspectives - May 7, 2015

Announcement: President's Global Innovation Fund Awardees 2015

 

Summer Program on Democracy and Constitutional Engineering in the Middle East

Columbia University offered a new intensive three-week summer program in May-June 2015 focused on democracy and constitutional engineering in the Middle East.
 

Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates Program

The Center is offering the fifth iteration of the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program in May-June 2015.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS

iSustain Initiative Awards Ceremony - August 3, 2015

Amman Cultural Trails Workshop - August 12-23, 2015 

 

PODCASTS

Listen to podcasts of our past speakers, including Alfred Stepan, Raja Shehadeh, Mehdi Jomaa, and Maha Yahya.

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