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July 12, 2019

CHCI Institute: 'Health Beyond Borders'

From the 14-15thJune and 17-19thJune, Columbia Global Centers | Paris hosted the CHCI Health and Medical Humanities Institute’s 2019 conference, titled “Health Beyond Borders,” and the Alliance Summer School. During the conference and summer school, participants delivered papers on various topics regarding the medical humanities, as well as workshops and ateliers related to bodily and mental health.

May 06, 2019

Protecting Migrants and Refugees -- Terra Incognita and the Justice Gap

For people leaving the Mediterranean, the likelihood of dying is now much higher than what it was in 2016. This is according to the Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian and Columbia University Medical Center, Craig Spencer, MD. Spencer, coordinated Doctors Without Borders’ (MSF) national epidemiological response in Guinea during the Ebola outbreak and has provided medical care onboard a MSF medical search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean.

October 16, 2018

French 'Artivist' Partners with 2018 Nobel Prize Winner to Help Victims of Sexual Violence through Dance

The Paris Center inaugurated its fall 2018 cultural season with an event that brought dancers, choreographers, and health professionals together to highlight the project Re-Creation by Loba, which uses dance as a tool for the physical and psychological transformation of victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

September 17, 2018

Paris Center Stories: Bolewa Sabourin

Bolewa Sabourin est danseur-chorégraphe et “artiviste”. Cofondateur de l’association LOBA, il intervient en France et au Congo pour faire de la danse un outil de lutte citoyenne et de reconstruction psychologique auprès des personnes les plus fragiles. Il présente cet automne à CGCl Paris deux événements organisés dans le cadre de notre saison culturelle, “Borderline”.