This summer, Columbia University faculty has visited Rio de Janeiro to conduct research at the Instituto Moreira Salles and other institutions. This visit represents the first step in planning a conference and exhibit on the topic of “Brazil as Global Crossroads” to be mounted in Rio and in New York City.
Graciela Montaldo, Professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, was part of the Humanities group that came to Rio de Janeiro.
On June 9th, 2015, the Rio Center received a few guests to discuss Healthcare Practices in a Resilient City.
n the coming month of July, the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro will receive researchers and professors from different departments of Columbia University, who study the broader area of Humanities.
The Coordination for Improvement of Graduate Level Staff (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior - Capes) seeks a scholar in Brazil to take part in teaching and research activities on Social and Sciences and Humanities at Columbia University.
Another Design Challenge was launched in the scope of the Columbia Innovation Hub in collaboration with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
Organized by Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro, the goal of the meeting was to present the preliminary results from two collaborative researches between Interdisciplinary Center for Inequality Studies (NIED/UFRJ) and the Center for Studies of Wealth and Inequality (CWI/Columbia University) to a group specialized in stratification in Brazil.
Columbia University Professor and former United Nations’ Deputy Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, José Antonio Ocampo, and Finance Director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD), Stephany Griffith-Jones, discussed social policies and their roles in the pursuit to reduce inequality, on Wednesday (September 14) in an event in Rio de Janeiro.
During September 15th and 16th, Economists from all over the world discussed Development Banks’ roles and their future during a Conference that took place place in Rio de Janeiro.