The Columbia Global Centers provide a collaborative platform for global arts and cultural exchanges between the University and the world. The Global Centers are located in regions rich with culture that include diverse languages, arts, traditional practices, and forms of expression. The Centers impact and inform this field through a collection of invigorating training, programming, and research initiatives both at Columbia and within their local communities.
On July 17th, 2018, Columbia Global Centers Nairobi hosted China House in the screening of the documentary film “The Ivory Game” which featured the organization’s CEO – Hongziang Huang.
On June 14, 2018, Columbia Global Centers Nairobi hosted round two of “Beyond the Music” which previously launched in Nairobi in December 2017. The event took place in Tanzania and was overseen by Trevor Arnett, who in addition to being the Communications Officer in New York, is a talented Singer and artist.