On July 11, 2018, Columbia Global Centers hosted a Kenya/Brazil oral health learning laboratory workshop on opportunities for addressing Challenges in Oral Health and dental care. The workshop brought together stakeholders from government, private and public institutions. Each stakeholder brought a wealth of experience and provided opportunities for knowledge-sharing.
Professor Jingguang Chen's Public Lecture: Converting CO2 via Various Routes in Thermocatalysis and Electrocatalysis
In conjunction with Columbia’s Office of Global Programs and Columbia Global Centers | Paris, the Amman Center held the eighth offering of the annual Arabic language program and the fourth offering of the Columbia MENA Summer Institute in May – June, 2018.
Studies and design challenges on the features of innovative workplaces have been primarily focused on US and European contexts. In light of this, Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science is partnering with Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai to launch the Urban Works Innovation Challenge – a multi-year collaborative design challenge to boost the current and future potential of the Indian workforce. Supported by the RMZ Foundation, the initiative will address the critical need to transform 21st-century workspaces.
Florian Grosset, SIPA '22, was one of the organizers of the 2018 Alliance Summer School. He shares his experience of the PhD program in Sustainable Development, the Summer School, and his projects on the effects of climate change on migration.
Alejandra Matus, a Chilean journalist and academic, has been awarded the 2018 Weiss Fellowship for Visiting International Scholars, which was established to support visits by international critics and scholars to Barnard College of Columbia University in New York.