Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. As always, feel free to mention any events we may have missed in the comments section and we’ll add them. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump.
- “A Few (Un)scientific Thoughts on Backlash” Wednesday, September 19 4:10 pm – 5:00 pm, 614 Schermerhorn Hall, Malcolm Gladwell, author of Outliers, Blink, the Tipping Point, and writer for the New Yorker (Psychology)
- ”Politics of Change [part of the 2012 Program on Indian Economic Policies Conference]” Thursday, September 20, 7:00 pm – 9:00pm, IAB 1501, India politicians Salman Khurshid (Minister of Law and Justice), N K Singh (Member of Indian Parliament), and Arun Jaitley (Leader of Opposition in the Upper House of Parliament), registration required
- “World Leaders Forum: A Discussion Featuring Daw Aung San Suu Kyi” Saturday, September 22, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Low Rotunda, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient and prominent Burmese political activist Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, moderated by Ann Curry—Registration will open on September 19 at 10:00 am. (more…)