A panel of Moscow correspondents discussed their experiences and opinions on covering Russia under media oppression and Soviet rule, and how these policies affect Russia’s present-day situation.
Last Wednesday, April 20, Columbia’s Deutsches Haus hosted a reading and discussion about The Magician: A Novel with author Colm Tóibín and a panel of professors and writers.
On Wednesday, Staff Writer Charles Bonkowsky attended Angelo Caglioti’s lecture, Science and Fascism, or Fascist Science? Meteorology, Empire, and anti-Semitism in Fascist Italy through Columbia’s Center for Science and Society.
On December 2, Illustrator Ava Morouse attended an online panel titled “HIV & COVID-19: When Pandemics Collide.” Presented by the ICAP Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, the panel was a part of Mailman’s Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series and honored both Mailman’s centennial as well as World AIDS Day.
Graduate School of Journalism Director Jane Eisner and the Museum of Jewish Heritage interviewed author and journalist Met Laytner about his new book.
This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
On Friday, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights hosted “Neurorights: Human Rights Guidelines for Neurotechnology and Artificial Intelligence,” as part of their Technology and Human Rights Series. Featuring Rafael Yuste, the talk discussed the rapidly advancing technology of neurotechnology and the need to expand the explicit legal definitions of human rights.
With hope on the horizon, we look towards the future with Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World with Fareed Zakaria in this week’s ISERP event.
Guest Bwogger Charlotte Slovin attended the third annual Women in Language panel hosted by the Lenfest Center for the Arts, Women and Wisdom.