On the occasion of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, marked on November 2, a conference titled “One Hundred Years of the Balfour Declaration: An Ongoing Palestinian Tragedy” was held at the Columbia Global Centre Amman on Sunday.
The Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination will open its doors in Paris in fall 2018. Its annual cohort will comprise seven Columbia University faculty fellows and seven fellows - scholars, writers and creative artists - from outside the USA. Its purpose is to question the established ways in which knowledge is defined, produced, and taught.
In his book explaining why Tunisia is an “Arab anomaly”, Safwan Masri says it was “predisposed to democracy because of ingredients that are uniquely indigenous to it”. This is a controversial proposition but Masri sustains it, in a hymn to Tunisia that is also an examination of Arab shortcomings elsewhere — above all in education.
Training humanitarian aid workers to ensure a more effective, informed, and consistent response.
AMMAN — In today's busy world, emotional intelligence can help individuals to stay focused and healthy as well as empower them in making better choices, according to a lead facilitator.
AMMAN — A young Arab engineer on Wednesday took his audience at the Columbia Global Centre Amman on a trip to Antarctica, bringing first-hand stories of his personal experience to the southernmost continent.
A conference titled “Muslim Women and the Right to Choose Freely” was held on Wednesday at the Columbia Global Centres (CGC) in Amman, by noted Anthropologist Lila Abu Lughod who presented a “new way to think about the choice of Muslim women”.
The Columbia Global Centers | Middle East organized a thematic speaker series entitled “Looking at Tunisia” that ran at the Center from March-June 2015.
In conjunction with Columbia College and the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability, the Center is offering the fifth iteration of the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program in May-June 2015.