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 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.
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.
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.
This project establishes 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 Europe (Paris).