Columbia Global Centres in Amman on Friday organised a lecture titled “From Destruction to Documentation: a Talk by Sheila Canby”, which saw the attendance of a number of academics and experts in heritage preservation, in the presence of Tourism Minister Lina Annab.
AMMAN — France is willing to become one of the new honest brokers in the Middle East especially after the wave of condemnation and regional tensions rooted from President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, French Ambassador to Jordan David Bertolotti told the audience in a packed auditorium at the Columbia Global Centres on Sunday during a lecture titled “Does the Middle East need a new honest broker?”.
The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation organized a public event for the launch of a book by Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University, titled Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly, on October 23, 2017.
Based at Columbia Global Center in Amman, this initiative reaches out to young people to promote and advance youth leadership development. Four young leaders from the MENA region were hosted during the first year of the program, from November 2016 to May 2017, who spoke and interacted with fellow youth who stand to benefit from positive role models.
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.
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.
The Columbia Global Centers | Middle East hosted the Global Think-In on Time and Trauma: Memory in Global Perspective on April 18. The event included a film screening of "Letter to a Refusing Pilot" by filmmaker Akram Zaatari.