Sep

23

Bucket List: World Leaders Forum 2012

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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. As always, feel free to mention any events we may have missed in the comments section (and/or mock our typos) and we’ll add them. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump.

Recommended

  • World Leaders Forum: “The Islamic World in the New Century” Monday, September 24 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Low Rotunda, Ekmeleddin Ihasangolu, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (registration required)
  • World Leaders Forum: “A Future Without HIV/AIDS: Dream or Reality” Thursday, September 27 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Low Library Rotunda, Linda Fried, Ray Suarez, Anthony Fauci, Eric Goosby, Michel Sidibé, Wafaa El-Sadr (registration required)
  • World Leaders Forum: “Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia” Thursday, September 27 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Low Rotunda, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (registration required)
  • “Creative Writing Lecture Series: Sheila Heti” Thursday, September 27 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Dodge Hall, Sheila Heti

Monday, September 24

  • “What Can Dead Prisoners Do?” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 1219, Anna Ferens
  • “Afghan Civil Society During the Transition Period: 2011-2014” 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 1302, Arnault Serra Horgueli
  • World Leaders Forum: “The Islamic World in the New Century” 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Low Rotunda, Ekmeleddin Ihasangolu, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (registration required)
  • “SAI: A Discussion with Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson” 4:00 pm – 5:20 pm, Knox 509, Partha Chatterjee, Ira Katznelson
  • “Columbia International Expos” 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, East Gallery, Buell Hall (registration required)
  • “The Constituion, the Court, and America’s Promise” 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Italian Academy (1611 Amsterdam at 118th St.), Joanne Freeman, Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. (American Studies)
  • “Navigating Transitions: A Multicultural Panel” 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, International House 500 Riverside Drive (North of 122nd), more info here

Tuesday, September 25

  • “The Net and Chinese Narratives” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 918, Geremie Barme, Jeremy Goldkorn (East Asia Institute)
  • “Simulations of self-assembly in surfactant and nanoparticle systems” 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 825 Mudd, Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos (Chemistry)
  • “Earth Institute Practicum: Risk Perceptions and Environmental Decision Making” 4:10 pm – 6:10 pm, Jerome Greene Hall 102, Sabine Marx (Earth Institute)

Wednesday, September 26

  • “Power in Practice: Negotiating the International Intervention in Libya” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 1302, Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Vincent Pouliot (SIPA)

Thursday, September 27

  • “Overcoming Obstacles in Latin America” 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, IAB 1501, Speakers incude Ernesto Stein, Reyes Tamez, Daniel Ortega, Rodrigo Soares (more info here)
  • World Leaders Forum: “A Future Without HIV/AIDS: Dream or Reality” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Low Library Rotunda, Linda Fried, Ray Suarez, Anthony Fauci, Eric Goosby, Michel Sidibé, Wafaa El-Sadr (registration required)
  • “The Quest for Prosperity: How Developng Countries Can Take Off” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 1512, Justin Yifu Lin, Akbar Noman
  • “Undoing Gender in School: A Story from India” 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 1302, Urvashi Sahni (SIPA)
  • “Main Group Compounds Supported By Oxazolinylborate Ligands in Catalysis” 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Havemeyer 209, Aaron Sadow (Chemistry)
  • “Ethnic Unrest in China: The View From Beijing” 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, IAB 918, Nicholas Bequelin (East Asia Institute)
  • “Creative Writing Lecture Series: Sheila Heti” 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Dodge Hall, Sheila Heti
  • “A Global History of the Paternity Test” 12:00 pm, 101 Barnard Hall, Nara Milanich (Barnard)
  • “Romantic Nationalism in Eastern Europe: Russian, Polish and Ukranian Political Imaginations” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 1219, Serhiy Bilenky (SIPA)
  • World Leaders Forum: “Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia” 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Low Rotunda, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (registration required)

Friday, September 28

  • “Indonesia’s Foreign Policy under the Yudhoyono Presidency” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 918, Yayan Mulyana (East Asia Institute)
  • “The European Crisis in its Political Context: A discussion with Foreign Minister Schwarzenberg, Czech Republic, and Foreign Minister Paet, Estonia” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Casa Italiana Library (SIPA)

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