Information Sessions Set for Global Scholars Summer Program in Beijing and Santiago

January 16, 2013

Information sessions are scheduled on the Columbia University campus in the coming weeks in advance of the Feb. 11 application deadline for Columbia University Global Scholars Program Summer Research Workshop, which will be held in Beijing and Santiago.

The information sessions will be held in 403 Kent Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m. and Thursday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m., and in 802 International Affairs Building on Friday, Feb. 1, at 12 noon and Monday, Feb. 4, at 12 noon.

The Columbia University Global Scholars Program Summer Research Workshop 2013 is organized by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, in collaboration with the Columbia Global Centers, the Institute of Latin American Studies, and the Office of Global Programs. Professor Pablo Pinto, a political scientist of Latin America, Professor Zhang Xiaodan, a sociologist of China, and Professor Xiaobo Lu, a political scientist of China, will lead fifteen undergraduates through a six-week in-country research study and workshop through Beijing and Santiago on the theme of "Pathways to Development". The Beijing section will be co-organized by Columbia Global Centers|East Asia.
For more information, please contact Kim Palumbarit, Student Affairs Officer at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at or call 212-854-9206.