Critical Dialogues for Just Societies

The Paris Center brings the humanities and the sciences into dialogue to transcend disciplinary limitations and to think through the myriad challenges facing our world. Our programs address a wide-range of topics: from global inequality and systemic racism, to technology’s impact on the future of democracy.

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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.

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.

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

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”.

November 24, 2016

Elections 2016

On the night of November 8, Americans in Paris were glued to their screens as they followed the voting in the U.S. The Paris Center offered an election day livestream of CNN and broadcast of France 24, to allow people to watch the big day from both French and American perspectives.