October 2015
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Visit to Tunisia

Professor Safwan Masri visited Tunisia on July 27 - August 1 in follow up to his week-long exploratory visit in January 2015 with Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and Jean Magnano Bollinger. Professor Masri returned to Tunis both to conduct research for an ongoing academic project, and to continue discussions regarding the expansion of Columbia’s engagement in Tunisia...

Nursing Summit Preparatory Visit

Jennifer Dohrn, Assistant Professor of Nursing at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of the Office of Global Initiatives and its World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Advanced Practice Nursing, made a brief visit to Jordan on July 12-15, 2015. Her visit comes after the Global Nursing...


Technical Report Delivery to Family Development Foundation - September 23-30, 2015

Columbia Global Centers' Advisory Board Summit - September 21-22, 2015

Global Centers Hosts Student Presentations in World Leaders Forum - September 21, 2015

Academic Visit by Professor Ari Goldman - July 28-30, 2015


Syria's Refugee Crisis: Public Health Challenges - October 20, 2015

Columbia's global center strategy prioritizes engagement over NYU's 'one-way exchange of knowledge' - October 8, 2015

Opportunities for Study, Involvement and Impact - September 1, 2015

The Jordanian Ministry of Education begins a review of textbooks and curricula - July 15, 2015 

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


Listen to podcasts from our Speaker Series, including the latest talk by Hayat Sindi, Co-founder and Director of Diagnostics for All, and stay tuned for upcoming talks.

Amman Cultural Trails Workshop

Studio-X Amman organized a summer workshop on August 12-23, 2015 led by Jyoti Hosagrahar, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University (GSAPP), and Founder/Director of the Sustainable Urbanism International Lab...

Barnard Traveling Studio: Design for Environmental Diplomacy - October 30 - November 6, 2015

GSAPP Traveling Seminar: Echoing Borders - November 6 - 15, 2015

Gulf States' Hard Power vs. Soft Power: A Line in the Sand - A Talk by Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi - November 9, 2015

X-Talk #17 Gurjit Matharoo: Eat Love Play Discourse - November 11, 2015

Workshop on Role of Religious Leaders in Preventing Incitement that could lead to Atrocity Crimes - November 11-12, 2015

Coordinated Public Health Response in Emergencies - December 6-12, 2015

Conference on International Legal Dialogue - Middle East and North Africa - December 13-15, 2015 


Arab Contemporary Political Thought: Secularist or Theologist - November 17, 2015 

Political and Economic Inclusiveness in Arab Societies: Rethinking the Arab Development Model – A Talk by Tunisian Minister Hedi Larbi - November 30, 2015

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