"Your Sons are at Your Service" is a 2020 Columbia University Press book that tells the history and evolution of Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia.
The event was co-hosted by the US Embassy in Tunis, EducationUSA, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, and CGC Tunis.
The twelfth Lecture of the "Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics" course discussed the "Systems Genetics of Human Functional Variation".
The panel answered this question: "What can Maghrib history teach us about the history of the Ottoman Empire?"
This collaborative event invited African climate entrepreneurs to talk about the solutions they have found to help combat this global challenge.
The Center hosted Professor Kamel Jedidi, its Faculty Advisory Board member, the John A. Howard Professor of Business at Columbia Business School, along with his students.
Co-organisé par le Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM) et Columbia Global Centers | Tunis.
Columbia Global Centers Tunis was honored to welcome Professor Richard Peña, Professor of Film Studies at Columbia University.
Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics Lecture 11 - The Ins and Outs of Sustaining Longitudinal Cohort for Genetic Studies
The 11th Lecture of the "Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics" course was a discussion of "The Ins and Outs of Sustaining a Longitudinal Cohort for Genetic Studies".
Cet événement était consacré au lancement du livre "Entanglements of the Maghreb", qui est distribué en Amérique du Nord par Columbia University Press.
On the fourth day of OST Global Immersion Week, Columbia Global Centers I Tunis hosted Open Startup Tunisia. OST delegates had the opportunity to discover the different structures creating the beautiful dynamic of the Tunisian innovation ecosystem.
The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University, the Academy of Political Science, Brenthurst Foundation (Johannesburg), in partnership with Columbia Global Centers I Tunis and Columbia Global Centers I Nairobi, worked together on the launch of the report: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 and Prospects for a Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery in Africa.
In partnership with the African Development Group at Columbia University and the Columbia Alumni Association, Columbia Global Centers | Tunis and Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi organized this webinar to expose Columbia students and affiliates to possible careers on the continent through direct interaction with Columbia alumni who are working in those careers.
Dr. Andrea Achi is Assistant Curator at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. She specializes in the art and archaeology of Late Antiquity and has a particular interest in manuscripts and archaeological objects from Christian Egypt. Trained as a Byzantinist, Dr. Achi’s scholarship focuses on late antique and Byzantine art of North and Northeast Africa, and she has brought this expertise to bear on several exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum, New York.
The tenth Lecture of the "Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics" course was an examination of the search for CNVs in the exomes of Tunisian patients and their role in breast cancer.
The ninth Lecture of the "Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics" course discussed why and how we study cohorts of high-risk individuals to better understand a complex aging trait, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
Insights from Tunisia and Qatar Genome Projects was the eighth lecture of the Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics course, hosted by Columbia Global Centers | Tunis in partnership with Institut Pasteur de Tunis.
We have a variety of updates in the eighth issue of the TC-Tunisia Newsletter. To begin, a brief update on the 2021 cohort’s progress in the project is provided. Then, Dr. Han, Project Director, comments on her experience with the TC-Tunisia Project during its first year. Next, an op-ed written by Portia Williams, Associate Provost for International Affairs at Teachers College, Columbia University, is featured. After that, the spotlight is shown on Faisal Mabrouk and Khaled Houch, Project Participants, who reflect on their experience with the TC-Tunisia Project over the past year.
Ghada holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Columbia University in New York and works as an algorithmic FX trader at BNP Paribas in New York. She is also committed to strengthening the community of women in mathematics through her involvement in several societies such as the Columbia chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics and the Columbia Women's Business Society.
In Issue 7 of the TC-Tunisia Monthly Newsletter, updates about the project, as well as perspectives from project participants and staff, are shared.
Columbia Business School, in partnership with Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi and Columbia Global Centers | Tunis launched the Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Africa Program (EC-Africa program) that seeks to equip entrepreneurs from mid-sized African companies with the skills, tools, and network to professionalize and grow their businesses in today’s global environment.
Logical Reasoning in Human Genetics Course Lecture 6 - Mapping Monogenic Diseases in North Africa: Overview and Challenges
Are smart cities safer and more resilient in dealing with the pandemic? How has this crisis impacted the global debate on big data collection and use vs. privacy protection? This conference delved into the concrete impact of digital technologies in COVID-19 mitigation and explored their potential to boost ambitious urban recovery strategies.
This discussion was part of the Reimagining Cities series, co-organized by Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs and Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris. Co-sponsored by the Alliance Program and Urban Flag
In this Issue of our Monthly Newsletter, we shout out the participants who have had exceptional attendance throughout the program, share a few artifacts from Module 3, hear from Youssef Cherif on the relationship between Tunisia and Columbia University, and highlight participants through our ongoing Participant Profiles section.
Columbia Global Centers | Tunis organized a webinar in collaboration with EFE-Tunisia and Association des Jeunes Ingénieurs de Zarzis about the theory of innovation.
In this webinar, Dr. Ogan Gurel discussed how innovation is essential for individuals, organizations, societies, and civilizations.
Signing of a memorandum of understanding between Columbia Global Centers | Tunis and Pasteur Institute
Columbia Global Centers | Tunis organized a joint webinar in collaboration with EFE Tunisia and Association des Jeunes Ingénieurs de Zarzis about Misinformation and Fake News. The event was held in English and is translated simultaneously into Arabic.
2-day workshop on Countering Islamophobia Through Education: Presented by Columbia Students on Friday, December 11 & Monday, December 14!
The latest issue of the Review of the Middle East Studies has just been published and is now available online.