It’s that time of the year again: Columbia’s World Leaders Forum is here! From the president of the Dominican Republic to the president of the European Parliament, leaders from all fields will arrive at Columbia to discuss critical issues facing different nations.
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- Tuesday, September 19, 6 pm to 7:30 pm, Fayerweather 513.
- The Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought will be holding a conversation with Professor Bernard E. Harcourt, Founding Director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought, about his new book, Cooperation: A Political, Economic, and Social Theory.
- Register here. The event is only open to undergraduate students.
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- Monday, September 18, 12 pm to 1 pm, Low Library, online.
- Co-sponsored by Columbia Global and the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), this event will be a conversation with the President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader Corona and the Director of ILAS Maria Victoria Murillo. It will include a welcome by President Shafik.
- Monday, September 18, 4 pm to 5 pm, Low Library, online.
- Co-sponsored by the Center on Global Economy and Governance (CGEG), this event will be a conversation with the President of the European Parliament Roberta Mesola and President Shafik.
- Tuesday, September 19, 12 pm – 1:30 pm, Uris Hall 107.
- Join the Institue for Israel and Jewish Studies and the Institute for the Study of Sexuality and Gender at Columbia for a book talk with Golan Moskowitz, author of Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context which explores how Sendak’s multiple perspectives as a gay, Holocaust-conscious, American-born son of Yiddish-speaking Jewish immigrants from Poland informed his life and work.
- Registration required.
- Tuesday, September 19, 6 pm to 8:30 pm, Held Auditorium (Barnard Hall).
- In acknowledgment of Constitution Day, Community Engagement & Inclusion (CEI) will be holding a screening of Heidi Schreck’s play What the Constitution Means to Me? followed by a post-show discussion with President Laura Rosenbury. Dinner will be served.
- Register here.
- Thursday, September 21, 12 pm to 1 pm, Low Library, online.
- Co-sponsored by CGEG and Harriman Institute, this event will be a conversation with the President of Romania Klaus Werner Iohannis and Claire Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard Alexander Cooley. It will include a welcome by President Shafik.
- Thursday, September 21, 12 pm to 1 pm, online.
- Alice! Health Promotion will be having a virtual well-being workshop where participants will have the opportunity to learn all about stress management, sleep, and nutrition.
- Register here.
- Thursday, September 21, 4 pm to 5 pm, Low Library, online.
- This event will explore how entrepreneurship can be applied to the world’s greatest challenges through a conversation with Gary White and Matt Damon, Cofounders of Water.org & WaterEquity, and President Shafik.
- Friday, September 22, 12 pm to 1 pm, Low Library, online.
- Co-sponsored by CGEG, ILAS, and the School of International and Public Affairs, this event will be a conversation with the President of the Republic of Paraguay Santiago Peña Palacios and the Director of ILAS Maria Murillo. It will include a welcome by President Shafik.
- Friday, September 22 – Saturday, September 23, Faculty House.
- Columbia University Program for Economic Research and Science Po are holding the inaugural conference of the Kellen Conference Series, focused on bridging the discussion of salient economic issues between academia and the private sector.
- Register here.
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