Film Screening: "Slingshot Hip Hop"
Apr
24
8:00 pm20:00

Film Screening: "Slingshot Hip Hop"

  • 417 (Altschul Auditorium) International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Followed by Q & A with award winning and critically acclaimed director Jackie Salloum
Co-sponsor: Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures Department

The Enigma of Islamist Violence
Apr
24
12:30 pm12:30

The Enigma of Islamist Violence

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

With, Laetitia Bucaille, Assistant Professor, Victor Segalen University, Bordeaux 2
Co-sponsor: Alliance

Three Decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Three Decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Monday, April 21
Middle East Institute and SIPA present the fourth lecture in the Spring 2008 series Three decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran
With, Richard Bulliet, Professor of History, Columbia University
Co-sponsor: SIPA

Movie Screening: "The Breadwinner"
Apr
15
7:30 pm19:30

Movie Screening: "The Breadwinner"

  • 501 Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University

Followed by a Panel Discussion with Director and Producer, Sonia Nassery Cole And Marco Vicenzino, Director, Global Strategy Project

Co-sponsor: SIPASA

Thirty Years of Islamic Revolution
Apr
7
6:30 pm18:30

Thirty Years of Islamic Revolution

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Middle East Institute and SIPA present the third lecture in the Spring 2008 series Three decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran


With, Asif Bayat , International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World

Co-sponsor: SIPA

Apr
2
6:00 pm18:00

Spring Festival of Turkic Nations: A Concert Featuring Folk and Traditional Music Performances from Azerbaijan, Kazkhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

  • Earl Hall, Columbia University

*Dinner reception to follow, featuring the cuisines of all Turkic nations*

Co-Sponsors: Columbia University's Eurasia Initiative, Turkish Initiative, Turkish student Association, Kyrgyz Club, Uzbek Initiative, Harriman Institute, MEALAC, and the Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy

Are There Homosexuals in Iran?
Mar
5
6:30 pm18:30

Are There Homosexuals in Iran?

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Middle East Institute and SIPA present the second lecture in the Spring 2008 series Three decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran

With, Janet Afary, Professor of Modern Middle East History, University of Michigan

Co-sponsor: SIPA

The Folly of Attacking Iran
Feb
28
7:00 pm19:00

The Folly of Attacking Iran

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

With, Steven Kinzer, Professor of Political science an Journalism, Northwestern University; Christopher Hedges, Journalist and author specializing in American and Middle Eastern politics; Bill Berkeley, Professor of human rights, Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism; Ervand Abrahamian, Professor of Middle East history at Baruch College of the City University of New York

Co-sponsors: Just Foreign Policy, The Peace Action Fund of New York State, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Common Cause, World Policy Institute, and New York Physicians for Social Responsibility

Regime Change and the U.S. Agenda for Iran
Feb
20
6:30 pm18:30

Regime Change and the U.S. Agenda for Iran

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Middle East Institute and SIPA present the first lecture in the Spring 2008 series Three decades of the Islamic Republic of Iran

With, Patrick Clawson, Deputy Director for Research, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Co-sponsor: SIPA

Lords of the Land
Feb
14
12:30 pm12:30

Lords of the Land

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

With, Idith Zertal, Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Basel (Switzerland)
 

Feb
12
12:00 pm12:00

Japan-Middle East Relations

  • 918 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

With, Saito Mitsugu, former Minister for the Embassy of Japan in the United Arab Emirates

Co-sponsors: East Asia Weatherhead Institute, Center on Japanese Economy and Business