Past Event

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul Launch

November 1, 2011 - November 3, 2011
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul was officially launched in Istanbul from November 1 to 3, 2011 through a series of activities presided over by President Lee C. Bollinger and a delegation from the University.  Along with the opening reception, two public panels were held featuring leading scholars and practitioners from Columbia, Turkey and the region speaking on the topics of “Is the Internet too Free?” and “Egypt and Turkey: Comparative Perspectives on Democratic Transitions.”