Quench: Exploring Genders Across Cultures Friday, November 17, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Schapiro Hall, Main Lounge | 605-615 W. 115 Street Central Asian Diaspora in the USA: The Case of Kyrgyz Americans Friday, November 17, 2017 | 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, Davis Auditorium,… read more
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Factions, Fears, and Fake News Friday, November 10, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am Columbia University Morningside Campus, Heyman Center for the Humanities, 2nd Floor Common Room | 74 Morningside Dr. Book Talk: The Sustainable City with Steven Cohen at Book Culture Monday, November 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Book Culture… read more
Final Thoughts – August 23rd, 2017 The completion of training materials for the Participatory Action Research Program was my favorite deliverable this summer. Some Arab youth have a lot of “Do’s and Don’ts” and “How To’s” heading their way! As the training is implemented in Syria, the participating youth will be learning about the ethics… read more
Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century Friday, November 3, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 1219 | 420 W. 118 Street Invisible No More: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color in Troubled Times Friday, November 3rd –… read more
Redefining the Notion of Community Building: Strategic Community Building as Peace Building in Medellín, Colombia
Medellín, Colombia, has been an urban epicenter of political violence for more than 40 years. As the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) concluded their peace negotiations putting an end to more than 50 years of civil war, youth leaders in Medellín continued to find ways to cope with the conflict…. read more
Book Talk: “We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria” Monday, October 23, 2017 | 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 1302 | 420 W. 118 St Human Rights Education in Mexico: The Role of Law Schools Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm – 1:00… read more
Written by Farah Amalia, 2017 AC4 Fellow, on September 9, 2017. Violent extremism is always a scary subject to delve into. Defining the term is difficult enough, let alone creating a whole curriculum around preventing it. These two words are used everywhere, including in the world of international education. However, in most situations, audience understanding… read more
New Forbes Article on Women’s Movements – “Why Melinda Gates Is Investing $20M In The Global Women’s Movement”
Today on Day of the Girl Forbes, Michelle King published “Why Melinda Gates is Investing $20M In The Global Women’s Movement“. At the Gates Goalkeepers Event in September, Gates announced that the Foundation will make a $20 million investment over the next three years to strengthen women’s groups worldwide. King explains that “This commitment is an investment in… read more
Women, Peace, and Security Program Launch Symposium Friday, October 27, 2017 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm The Rotunda, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University ——————————————– Friday, October 27, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Rotunda | Low Memorial Library Columbia University ——————————————– Please join us for the official launch of Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Program,… read more
Film Screening: The Battle of Algiers (La Bataille d’Alger): Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966, 120 min. Friday, October 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, East Gallery, Buell Hall Teaching Human Rights Workshop Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:00 pm – Sun , October 15, 2017 2:00 pm Columbia University Morningside Campus, International… read more