Jan

22

Bucket List: Global Revolution in the IAB

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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. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump.

Recommended

  • “The Salafis, Politics, and the Revolution in Yemen” Monday, January 23th, 12:30 pm — 2:00 pm, Knox Hall 208, Laurent Bonnefoy (SIPA)
  • “The Holocaust as Culture: A Conversation with Irme Kertész” Monday, January 23th, 7:00 pm, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Common Room Level 2, Irme Kertész (Comparative Literature)
  • “Explaining Muslims’ Support for Democracy in Post-communist Albania” Wednesday, January 25th, 4:00 — 6:00 pm, IAB 801, Arolda Elbassani, Karen Barkey (SIPA)
  • “Protests, Elections, and the Prospects for Political change in Russia” Thursday, January 26th, 12:15 pm — 1:45 pm, IAB 1512, Timothy M. FryeLincoln MitchellStephen Sestanovich (SIPA)
  • “The Southern Tiger: Chile’s Fight for a Peaceful and Democratic Future” Friday, January 27th, 12:30 pm — 2:00 pm, IAB 1512, Ricardo Lagos, Blake Hounshell, Elizabeth Dickinson (RSVP)

Monday, January 23th

  • “The Political Economy of Democratic Militarism”  12:15 pm — 2:00 pm, 1302 IAB, Jonathan Caverley (Institute of War and Peace Studies)
  • “The Salafis, Politics, and the Revolution in Yemen” 12:30 pm — 2:00 pm, Knox Hall 208, Laurent Bonnefoy (SIPA)
  • “Thought Leadership Forum: Inside the Authoritarian State” 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm, IAB 15th Floor, Gary Sick, Andrew Exum, Christopher Walker, Peter Godwin (Journal of International Affairs, SIPA)
  • “Innovating for Society: Realizing the Promise of Computing and Communications”, Interschool Lab, 750 CEPSR, Farnam Jahanian (Computer Science)
  • “Optimal Tradeoff between Exposed and Hidden Nodes in Large Wireless Networks” 2:00 pm, CEPSR 414, Peter van de Ven (Computer Science)
  • “Introduction to Environmental Policy” 6:10 pm — 8:40 pm, Schermerhorn Extension, Room 1015, Caleb McClennen (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • “The Holocaust as Culture: A Conversation with Irme Kertész” 7:00 pm, Heyman Center for the Humanities, Common Room Level 2, Irme Kertész (Comparative Literature)

Tuesday, January 24th

  • “Successful Cities in a Global Economy, the greater Toronto Experience” 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm, IAB 1512, Anne Golden (SIPA, Urban and Social Policy)
  • “The Ramabrahm and Balamani Guthikonda Memorial Lecture” 4:30 — 5:30 pm, Havemeyer 209, Stefan Hell (More info here)
  • “Apollo’s Angels: Why Ballet Matters” 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm, Schermerhorn 612, Jennifer Homans (Arts)
  • “Power Struggle Over Afghanistan: An Inside Look at What Went Wrong — and What We Can Do to Repair the Damage” 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm, IAB 15th Floor, Kai Eide, Zahir Tanin, and Jean-Marie Guehenno (SIPA, Institute of War and Peace Studies)
  • “Documentary Screening: In Tahir Square: 18 Days of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution” 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm, Stabile Center, Q/A with Jon Alpert, Matthew O’Neill (Journalism)
  • “Journey of an Interviewer” 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm, IAB 801, Elisabeth Pozzi-Thanner (Institute of Social and Economic Research Policy)
  • “Intelligent Lightning Control and Networks for Smart and Livable cities” 11:30 am, 4th floor CS Seminar Room, Dave Cavalcanti (Computer Science)
  • “The Langlands Program and Quantum Field Theory” 2:40 pm, Math 520, Edward Frankel (Math)

Wednesday, January 25th

  • “Growth, Jobs, and the G20 Expectations” 5:30 pm — 7:30 pm, Faculty House, Presidential Rooms 2 & 3, 64 Morningside Drive, Jagdish Bhagwati, Guillermo Calvo, Mahmoud Mohieldin (Institute of Social and Economic Research Policy)
  • “Explaining Muslims’ Support for Democracy in Post-communist Albania” 4:00 — 6:00 pm, IAB 801, Arolda Elbassani, Karen Barkey (SIPA)

Thursday, January 26th

  • “Protests, Elections, and the Prospects for Political change in Russia” 12:15 pm — 1:45 pm, IAB 1512, Timothy M. Frye, Lincoln Mitchell, Stephen Sestanovich (SIPA)
  • “Sustainable Development Seminar Series: Balancing Research and Practice at the Earth Institute” 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm, Low Memorial Library, The Faculty Room,edward Lloyd, Joseph Graziano, Marc Levy, Sabine Marx (Earth Institute)
  • “Feminist Intervention: Orphan Photos, Fugitive Images” 6:00 — 8:00 pm, Schermerhorn Extension 754, Tina Campt (Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
  • “When Altriusm Isn’t Enough: The Case for Compensating Organ Donors” 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm, Morningside Campus Faculty House, Sally Satel (RSVP)
  • “To Mines and Markets: Indigenous Migration in Colonial Mexico” 6:00 pm, Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall, Dana Velasco Murillo (Latin America)
  • “The Politics and Purchasing Power of Naturalism in Meiji Japan, 1862-1912” 6:00 pm — 7:00 pm, 612 Schermerhorn Hall, Julia Sapin (Art History)

Friday, January 27th

  • “The Southern Tiger: Chile’s Fight for a Peaceful and Democratic Future” 12:30 pm — 2:00 pm, IAB 1512, Ricardo Lagos, Blake Hounshell, Elizabeth Dickinson (RSVP)
  • “The Role of Lipids in Response to Phosphorus Limitation by Phytoplankton” 3:30 pm — 4:30 pm, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium, Benjamin Van Mooy (Earth Institute)
  • “Constructing a Christian Concept of Sin” 11:00 am — 12:00 pm, 5th Floor Seminar Room (Italian Academy), Erin Roberts (Classics)
  • “Work in Progress: In and Out of the White Cube” 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm, Judith Lee Stronach center, Sebastian Black, Ceren Erdem, Ernst Fischer, Rachel Rose, Jaime Schwartz, Lisa Williams (Art History)
  • Stargazing, 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm, Pupin Hall (Astronomy)
  • “Global Public Health Hotspots from Exposure to Biomass Burning Emissions” 9:30 am — 10:30 am, Schermerhorn Hall 603, Miriam Marlier (Earth and Environmental Sciences)
  • “Colloquim in Music Theory: What’s in a Numeral? Pentatonicsism vs. Diatonicism in Popular Music” 4:00 pm — 6:00 pm, 622 Dodge Hall, Christopher Doll (Music)
  • “The Potential for Deadly Outbreaks and How the Scientific Community is Working to Stop Them” 12—2 PM, John Jay Lounge, Ian Lipkin (Public Health)

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2 Comments

  1. Anonymous  

    That's IMRE K. tonight...

  2. Anonymous  

    Way to fail, bwog. The event is about a book called "Conversations with Imre Kertesz," not a conversation with Imre Kertesz.

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