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Bucket List: Around The World In 7 Days

All around the wo-o-orld people want to be loved...

All around the wo-o-orld people want to be loved…

Bucket List represents the 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. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Sufi and the State: Discussing the notion of a state being ‘Islamic’” Tuesday, 11:45-1:00 PM, 411 Fayerweather. Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
  • “The Unending Challenges for Europe: Refugees/Migration, Ukraine, Daesh/ISIS, Unemployment, Aging, and More: Is there a light at the end of the European tunnel?” Wednesday, 12:30-2:00 PM, 1219 IAB. Urmas Paet.
  • “Net Neutrality: The Battle in India” Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 PM, CEPSR Davis Auditorium. Nikhil Pahwa.
  • “Embodied Cognition: Music and Movement” Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Common Room, Heyman Center. Mariusz Kozak, Luc Nijs, Carmel Raz, Andrew Goldman.
  • “Conference On U.S.-Russia Relations in the Arctic” Friday, 9:00-4:15 PM, 1501 IAB. Kimberly Marten, Adam Louis Shrier, Austin Long, Johan Norberg. (RSVP)

Monday, February 8th

  • “The EU, the U.S., and the Crisis in Ukraine” 6:00-8:00 PM, Buell Hall East Gallery. Pierre Vimont, Alex Cooley, Tarik Amar, Adam Tooze.

Tuesday, February 9th

  • “The Sufi and the State: Discussing the notion of a state being ‘Islamic’” 11:45-1:00 PM, 411 Fayerweather. Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
  • “From Japan’s Leading Securities Company to Asia’s Global Investment Bank: History, Challenges and Ambitions” 12:30-2:00 PM, 303 Uris Hall. Shigesuke Kashiwagi.
  • “Human Rights Connectivity and the Future of the Human Rights System” 6:00-7:00 PM, Low Library Rotunda. Sarah H. Cleveland. (RSVP)
  • “A Diverse Nation: the French Model of Integration” 6:30-8:00 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Room, Pulitzer Hall. Patrick Simon, Andreas Wimmer, Riva Kastoryano, Alexander Stille.

Wednesday, February 10th

  • “The Unending Challenges for Europe: Refugees/Migration, Ukraine, Daesh/ISIS, Unemployment, Aging, and More: Is there a light at the end of the European tunnel?” 12:30-2:00 PM, 1219 IAB. Urmas Paet.
  • “Net Neutrality: The Battle in India” 4:00-5:00 PM, CEPSR Davis Auditorium. Nikhil Pahwa. 
  • “Planes, Trains, and Root Canals: The new world of medical tourism” 6:00-8:00 PM, 105 Jerome Greene Hall. Sasha Issenberg, Michael W. Doyle, Nicholas Lemann.

Thursday, February 11th

  • “God Pictures in Korean Contexts: the Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings” 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Laurel Kendall.
  • “Palestine Re-Covered: Reading a Settler Colonial Context” 6:00-8:00 PM, 102b Jerome Greene Hall. Abdul Rahim al-Shaikh, Areej Sabbagh-Khoury, Rashid Khalidi.
  • “Embodied Cognition: Music and Movement” 6:00-8:00 PM, Common Room, Heyman Center. Mariusz Kozak, Luc Nijs, Carmel Raz, Andrew Goldman. 
  • “Foucault 13/13: The Government of the Living (1979-1980)” 6:15-8:45 PM, Buell Hall. Achille Mbembe, Daniele Lorenzini, Jean Cohen. (Email cm3325@columbia.edu to RSVP)

Friday, February 12th

  • “BRICS 2.0: Challenges of Global Governance and Growth” 9:00-12:30 PM, Low Library Rotunda. Gregory Bedrosian, Robin Wigglesworth, Christian Deseglise, Xiaobo Lü, Marcos Troyjo. (RSVP)
  • “Conference On U.S.-Russia Relations in the Arctic” 9:00-4:15 PM, 1501 IAB. Kimberly Marten, Adam Louis Shrier, Austin Long, Johan Norberg. (RSVP)

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