Middle East

Digital Justice: Public Discourse, Censorship, and the Technologies of Dissent

Responding to President Bollinger’s call to expand the campus conversation about Equal Justice, this proposal, Digital Justice, harnesses the emerging field of “Digital Humanities” towards critically engaging with questions of digital publics, free speech, censorship and technologies of dissent.

Covering Religion: A Global Perspective

Covering Religion is a three-year research project that meets three key goals— through three corresponding components—necessary for the further development of the emerging discipline of media and religion.
Ari Goldman - Photo/Piotr Redlinski
Columbia Global Centers | Middle East
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Mumbai, India

International Legal Dialogue - Middle East North Africa

The goal of this project is to create a conference, with a working title of “International Legal Dialogue–Middle East and North Africa,” will be a collaboration of Columbia Law School, the Columbia Amman Global Center, and the American Society of International Law (ASIL), together with local partners including the University of Jordan Law School and the Jordanian and Qatari Branches of the International Law Association.
Lori Fisler Damrosch
Columbia Global Centers | Middle East
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Law

Building Community Anthropology Across the Jordan Valley

This proposal seeks support for an anthropological and museological research and teaching project centered on the establishment of a community museum in the town of Shuqba, Palestinian Territories.
Zoë Crossland
Columbia Global Centers | Middle East
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Paris, France

Architecture and Representation: the Arab City

The second iteration of “Architecture and Representation: the Arab City” took place at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) on campus in November 2014, with leading architects, historians, and theorists from across the region and the world.
Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Study of democratic engineering in the Middle East

This project will support efforts to create a study-abroad opportunity in the Middle East in which Columbia undergraduates would be integrated with students from the Middle East region to study dem

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Refugee Perceptions of International Intervention in the Syrian Civil War

This project studies the Syrian civil war from the vantage point of the refugees displaced by the fighting.

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Middle‐East/North Africa Summer Institute in Amman and Paris

This project will establish a Columbia University Summer Institute in Middle East/North African Studies (MENA) as a collaborative effort between two Columbia Global Centers: Middle East (Amman) and

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Columbia Global Centers | Europe

International Legal Dialogue - Middle East North Africa

This proposal seeks a planning grant to lay the groundwork for an international conference projected as a collaborative venture between Columbia Law School; Columbia University’s Global Center in A

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Community-Family Integration Teams (C-FIT)

The Community-Family Integration Teams is a collaborative effort between researchers from the Columbia University School of Social Work, the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD), the United Nation

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Speaker Series

In association with visits by prominent Columbia University faculty members and international academics, the Center hosts regular public lectures for members of the community to engage with scholar

Columbia Global Centers | Middle East

Summer Internship Program: Riwaq, Center for Architectural Conservation (2011)

The Riwaq Summer Internship Program was held in August, 2011, in collaboration with Columbia's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and Riwaq, Centre for Architectural Conserv

Conflict Resolution Training

To assess the feasibility of continuing education programs, Dr.

Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates in Amman (2011)

SEE-U is a five-week education program intended to provide Columbia undergraduates with a global understanding of ecology and environmental sustainability, and the opportunity to conduct fieldwork

Religious Law, Local Practice, and Global Debates about Muslim Women's Rights Workshop

Led by Lila Abu Lughod, Professor of Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies at CU, the workshop was held at the Center in Amman in April, 2011.

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