"Magic in Clarity": Teaching Arabic Literature
May
7
May 8

"Magic in Clarity": Teaching Arabic Literature

  • 509 Knox Hall, Columbia University

The Second Annual Teaching Arabic Literature Conference at Columbia University

Co-sponsored by:

  • Middle East Institute, Columbia University
  • The Columbia University Seminar on Arabic Studies
  • Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
  • University Committee on Asia and the Middle East, Columbia University


Please register at: https://calendar.columbia.edu/sundial/webapi/register.php?eventID=40439®ISTER_SESSION_NAME=5a55d4bb49d19474bcb1fbc9d6e71b35&state=init&

Turkey: Citizenship and Institutions in Flux
Apr
22
9:30 am09:30

Turkey: Citizenship and Institutions in Flux

  • 15th Floor International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by: Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, & Religion (CDTR), Institute for Religion, Culture, & Public Life (IRCPL); Institute for Turkish Studies

Apr
2
8:30 am08:30

The Challenges of Integration: Muslim Immigrants and their Children in the United States and France

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

Co-sponsored with Columbia University Seminar for the Study of Contemporary Africa; School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA); Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, & Religion (CDTR); Department of Religion at Barnard College; Institute for Religion, Culture, & Public Life (IRCPL); Middle East Institute; Institute of African Studies; Maison Française; The European Institute; Department of French & Romance Philology; Migration Working Group

"Deciphering Denial: State, Modernity, and the 1915 Armenian Ethnic Cleansing"
Feb
23
4:00 pm16:00

"Deciphering Denial: State, Modernity, and the 1915 Armenian Ethnic Cleansing"

  • 801 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

A talk by Fatma Müge Göçek, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with discussant Elazar Barkan, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

This talk is part of the Religion and Politics Lecture Series, which is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion (CDTR), Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP), and Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life (IRCPL) 

Reception to follow

Afghanistan: The Human Factor
Feb
23
12:30 pm12:30

Afghanistan: The Human Factor

  • Third Floor Lecture Hall, Columbia Journalism School

Cosponsored by: The South Asia Institute, Columbia's School of Journalism, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Non-Proliferation Issue Within the Iranian Context
Feb
11
6:00 pm18:00

The Non-Proliferation Issue Within the Iranian Context

  • 1501 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

With Ambassador Gérard Araud, French Ambassador to the United Nations
A discussion moderated by Professor Richard Bulliet (Columbia University)

Please RSVP to mj2412@columbia.edu 

Co-sponsored by: The Columbia-Paris Alliance Program; the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion (CDTR); the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life (IRCPL); the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the UN Studies Program

Policing Muslims: Resistance and Redemption
Jan
14
4:00 pm16:00

Policing Muslims: Resistance and Redemption

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

"Western Responses to the Torture of Muslims"
4-5:30pm: Keynote address by Sherene Razack, Professor of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. 

"The New Muslim Cool"
6-8pm: A screening of the film "The New Muslim Cool," by Jennifer Taylor, with a discussion with Zaheer Ali (Columbia University). 

Co-sponsored by Columbia University's Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life; Institute of African Studies; and Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race; as well as the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding's Center for the Study of American Muslims and George Mason University's Ali Vural Ak Center for Islamic Studies.