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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

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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

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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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Research and Policy Advice in Jordan and the Region

The Center plans to establish an economic and policy research unit within its Jordan premises to primarily support decision-making and provide scientific input to the reforms being dictated by the

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Istanbul

Economic and Policy Unit

The Center plans to establish an economic and policy research unit within its Jordan premises to primarily support decision-making and provide scientific input to the reforms being dictated by the

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Public Health Program

In coordination with the Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH) at Columbia University, the Center is formalizing the establishment of a program in Public Health, which will provide technical suppo

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Research Roundtables

The Research Roundtable Initiative is a collaborative community of research centers in Jordan.

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Visiting Scholars and Fellows Program

The Center established its foundation in research, with support from the Ministry of Higher Education’s Scientific Research Fund, by establishing the Visiting Scholars and Fellows Program, a unique

Studio course with the Sustainable Living Urban Model Lab (2010)

The Center is facilitating work by GSAPP students and faculty to design community centers for Russeifeh, Jordan, an urban area with high poverty rates.

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Sao Paolo

Ibrahim Hashim House Preservation Project (2010)

This 2010 project with the Graduate School of Architectture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) focused on preserving and restoring the historic, 1930s home of one of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jorda

Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA)

One of the Center’s first major initiatives—pre-dating the official launch in March 2009—was helping establish the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), an indep

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Strategic Leadership

In alliance with the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Center hosted the executive education program Strategic Leadership for approximately 40 regional business leaders in

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