Mumbai Videos

A Panel discussion on Building Sustainable Workspaces featuring leading business experts Sharad Sanghi, Pirojsha Godrej, Shom Hinduja, and writer Aparna Piramal Raje.
Author of two acclaimed biographies of Shashi Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, and Columbia alumnus Aseem Chhabra discussed the success of Indian cinema across boundaries, and the processes through which film celebrities in Mumbai become global stars.
Public lecture by Gauri Viswanathan, Class of 1933 Professor in Humanities and Director of the South Asia Institute at Columbia University, on the role of Theosophy in making classical Sanskrit texts available to a range of nineteenth-century readers in B
A lecture by Dr. Zachary Burt, Research Fellow at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, on water rights and access to clean water and sanitation in tier-II Indian cities.
A talk by author Jerry Pinto where he discusses his lives in the many languages of Mumbai and his experiments in situating himself and implicating his linguistic position.
Lecture by Dr. Alexandra Karambelas from The Earth Institute at Columbia University, on the links between energy emissions, air quality, and health outcomes along the Indo-Gangetic Plain and regionally across India.
A lecture by Tejaswini Ganti, Associate Professor at New York University, on some of the insights and lessons she has gained over time and the methodologies necessary for studying media industries, especially commercial film production.
Workshop led by Dr. Daniel Naujoks on the Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC), which has been designed by an academic commission brought together by Columbia University’s Global Policy Initiative.
A panel discussion organized at the Center in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai to mark International Women's Day. The panel included noted filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava and Professor Richard Peña from Columbia University.
A lecture on pioneering actor and director Ida Lupino by Richard Peña, Professor of Professional Practice in Film at the School of the Arts, Columbia University.
Excerpts from a workshop with Madhabi Chatterji, Professor of Measurement, Evaluation, and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, to introduce new ideas on evidence-based practices in education.
Noted philanthropist Rohini Nilekani in conversation with Dr. Ravina Aggarwal, Director, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai, on February 9, 2018. Rohini shares insights from her journey of over a decade toward ensuring safe, sustainable water for all.
Presentation at the Mumbai Center exploring large-scale, technologically simple and socially appropriate incentives for testing and sharing of wells in communities that have a high prevalence of arsenic.
Dr. Elena Ladas, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses the crucial role nutrition and integrative medicine play as components of supportive care during and after the treatment for childhood cancer.
Professor Adam Sobel, Director and Chief Scientist at the Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate at Columbia University, on the threat of cyclones and storm surge in coastal mega-cities such as New York and Mumbai.
Launch and opening panel discussion on November 20 of the exhibition on Girangaon, the erstwhile mill lands of Mumbai. Featuring actress Nandita Das, Dr. Anita Patil-Deshmukh, Professor Graciela Montaldo, Neera Adarkar and Dr. Ravina Aggarwal.
Dean Mary C. Boyce of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University shares the School's new strategic vision in a lecture at the Center on November 17, 2017.
An exhibition on mapping the River Ganga organized by Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai from 18-27 August, 2017. The exhibition was a curated excerpt of extensive fieldwork – spanning a decade – by Anthony Accivatti of Columbia University.
A lecture by Dr. Veena Srinivasan, Fellow, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE).
Panel discussion exploring the issue of river management in India. The discussion was organized as part of The River Ganga: India's Iconic Water Machine.
Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai brought together experts from Columbia University in New York, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, and more to discuss one of the most hyper-engineered landscapes of the world, The River Ganga: India’s Iconic Water
Dr. Neeraj Kaushal, Professor of Social Policy and Chair of Doctoral Programs at the School of Social Work, Columbia University, discusses international migration after Brexit, Brussels, and Trump.
Lecture on 'Demystifying Science, Making Groundwater Accessible in India' by Dr. Himanshu Kulkarni, Founder Trustee and Executive Director of Advanced Center for Water Resources Development and Management (ACWADAM).
A masterclass on Indian cinema with award-winning actress Konkona Sensharma, who has starred in over 40 feature films in Bengali, English and Hindi.The session was organized on May 23, 2017 as part of a summer program for Columbia undergraduates.
In this lecture on May 8, 2017 Dr. Pinki Mondal from Columbia University, shares how she has been using satellite images from the past 27 years to understand changes in mangroves along the coast of Sierra Leone in West Africa.
Together with the Columbia Alumni Association of Mumbai, we gave a warm send-off to students starting their journey at Columbia this year.
Dr. Athanasios Bourtsalas, Adjunct Professor at the Earth and Environmental Engineering Department, Columbia University, presents research findings on the level of municipal solid waste management achieved by different countries.
Katherine Alfredo, Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University, presents her case study focusing on drinking water treatment facilities in some rural areas of Maharashtra.
A lecture by Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR-NEERI, on the potential for greywater recycling, decentralized technology solutions, and learning from wastewater treatments implemented at the community and institutional level.
Professor Sheldon Pollock answers the question "What is Indian Knowledge Good For?" as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series at the Mumbai Center.