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Le savant et le mouvement

Le Grand Continent a retranscrit et synthétisé la discussion sur le mouvement des gilets jaunes animée en janvier par Bernard Harcourt, au Columbia Global Centers de Paris. Un dialogue à plusieurs voix qui rassemble des intellectuels, historiens, philosophes, penseurs et spécialistes des mouvements sociaux.

January 23, 2019

Columbia Business School Students Keen to Learn on Kenya’s Innovation in the Banking Sector

A group of 30 MBA students from Columbia University’s-Chazen Institute of Global Business visited Nairobi to conduct a field study on the private enterprise in Kenya. The group was on hand to learn from key business figures including Dr. James Mwangi, Chief Executive Office-Equity Bank of Kenya.   Dr. Mwangi took the team through the bank’s story that spans over 25 years that involves bold leadership, change and innovation in the banking sector.  

January 25, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: Populist Power, Faith, and Precarity in Europe – Paris, France

The Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life (IRCPL) at Columbia University in collaboration with the Columbia Global Center | Paris and co-sponsored by our partners in Europe, is organizing a conference entitled “Populist Power, Faith, and Precarity in Europe.” The conference will consider various forms of popular power in Europe by examining how populism is defined in various contexts, the role of historical movements in the present-day construction of populist narratives and rhetoric(s), how the use of religious identity shapes these movements, as well as the relationship between

February 01, 2019

The EU and the Middle East and North Africa: The Rise and Fall of the Mediterranean Dream

This talk examined what kind of role the EU is playing in the current turbulent MENA/Mediterranean scene and what is left of the EU’s influence in what appears to be a time of flux and crisis, both internally and externally, for this complex, hybrid and increasingly unconfident international actor. Answers to these question need to be put in historical perspective, starting from the ‘good old days’ when the EU seemed to have a distinct political vision for its southern outer periphery, and behaved as a major international actor there in terms of presence, opportunity and capability.

February 14, 2019

Le savant et le mouvement

Le Grand Continent a retranscrit et synthétisé la discussion sur le mouvement des gilets jaunes animée en janvier par Bernard Harcourt, au Columbia Global Centers de Paris. Un dialogue à plusieurs voix qui rassemble des intellectuels, historiens, philosophes, penseurs et spécialistes des mouvements sociaux.

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