Columbia University Press participated in this year's International Book Fair of Tunis, for the third year in a row. New CUP publications, with a 50% discount, were available for sale and the remaining copies are sold in El Kitab bookstore, both in Tunis and La Marsa.
The Viable Potential In Our Youth And Her Goal To See Them Grow-Esther Mwaniki: Obama Foundation Fellowship;Class Of 2019
Esther Mwaniki from Kenya was recently nominated to be a part of the Obama Foundation Fellowship, class of 2019. Esther is the founder and director of Lapid Leaders Africa, a values-based leadership development program that seeks to equip young leaders.
Documenting Human Rights Violations and Mortality amongst Migrants: Focus on the Sahel and North Africa
The Columbia Global Centers I Nairobi hosted Prof. Terry McGovern and Dr. Marta Schaaf of the Department of Population and Family Health as well as graduate students during the kickoff exercise of the research exercise that seeks to evaluate the impact of paralegal services
Professor Safwan Masri speaks on the shifting dynamics in the Middle East and celebrates Columbia Global Centers' 10th anniversary
Will Slauter is a historian of media and copyright, an Associate Professor at Université Paris Diderot, and a former fellow of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University.
“Diseases in India can be tackled only with an equity plan,” remarked Dr. Nerges Mistry from the Foundation of Medical Research, an expert speaker invited for the orientation program organized by the Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai on April 8, 2019 for nursing students from the Columbia School of Nursing. The students were beginning a six-week global clinical practicum to care for patients with infectious diseases at the Bel-Air Hospital in Panchgani and St. Philomena’s Hospital in Bengaluru.
Female enrollment in higher education rose to an all-time high of over 47 percent, according to a 2018 Government of India report. Yet, “the closing gender gap hides ongoing gender inequalities,” noted Dr. Leena Pujari, Head of the Department of Sociology at K. C. College, Mumbai, citing the persistence of gender-based discrimination, harassment and violence that impedes academic institutions from becoming inclusive, respectful and nurturing spaces for all.
In pursuit of becoming a clean energy-driven economy, India pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by a third by 2030 and ensure that 40% of its electricity comes from non-fossil fuel-based sources. While ambitious targets are a good start, one gap in particular if addressed, would help India leapfrog quickly – innovation in energy storage or specifically, in batteries.
Dimitris Antoniou, Lecturer in Modern Greek History and Culture in the Department of Classics at Columbia University
Jeff Schlegelmilch, Deputy Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute
The Columbia Executive LL.M. in Global Business Law is an accelerated hybrid program designed for high-achieving, experienced lawyers looking to gain advanced knowledge of U.S. and international business law to better serve their clients and advance their international legal practice. Built to maximize flexibility for practicing lawyers, this program allows students to complete their LL.M.
Effie Gonis, alumna of the MA in History and Literature programme, reveals her research process, her innovative research methods, and how her blog, scenessurseine.com, helps her dissertation.