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Digging Into Easter Island's Climate History

Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

During March, a team of scientists led by William D’Andrea, associate research professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, travelled to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) to work on a major research project in the island’s most important wetlands. The collaborative field team also...

What Are Your Thoughts on a Changing World?

The Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought (UCGT) presents its first event of the semester, an open discussion among undergraduates and faculty about youth in the changing world.

An opportunity to contribute to the larger global “Thoughts on a ChangingWorld” project, the event is a call for student input.  In this changing world, what are your thoughts on your future? What issues are most pressing?

Participating Faculty:
Neil K. Aggarwal
Patricia Culligan
Vishakha N. Desai
Carol Gluck
Bernard Harcourt
Rosalind C. Morris
David K. Park
Kian Tajbakhsh

Refreshments will be provided, and all Columbia and Barnard undergraduates are invited to attend. Seating is limited so please be sure to register your attendance.

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Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027, Room/Area: 403
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The Secret Life of Volcanoes

Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2016

On a ledge just inside the lip of the crater, Philipp Ruprecht was furiously digging a trench. A thousand-foot drop loomed yards away, and the wind was whipping the dust off his shovel. But Ruprecht was undaunted. Here, at the top of Chile’s Quizapu, at an elevation of ten thousand feet, the...

Cine y Holocausto

LUGAR: CINE UC - ALAMEDA 390, SANTIAGO.

Las entradas se pueden adquirir una hora antes de cada función en la boletería del Cine UC.

Event Date: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (All day)
Event Location: 
Columbia Global Centers | Santiago
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Master Class con Annette Insdorf y Mark Toporek

Cine y Holocausto

Clase Magistral a cargo de Anette Insdorf y Mark Toporek en el marco del ciclo “Cine y Holocausto: Una Perspectiva Femenina” que se llevará a cabo entre el 6 y el 11 de enero de 2017.

Fecha: Lunes 9 de enero de 2017
Hora: 18:30 (Primero se exhibirá el documental “Numbered”*)
Lugar: Centro de Extensión UC, Alameda 390, Santiago

Event Date: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Centro de Extensión UC, Alameda 390, Santiago
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Cybersecurity, Resiliency and the Role of the Board

As more is learned daily about the massive cyberattacks taking place on private companies, boards are struggling to get up to speed. Cybersecurity presents strategic, operational, and financial risks. Yet directors still struggle with basic questions such as whether the board should have a separate cyber committee, or a designated “cyber” expert. This session will cover the role of the director in oversight of cybersecurity and present a practical approach for directors to address one of the emerging challenges facing their companies.

Speaker(s): William E. McCracken, Chair, Advisory Board, Millstein Center at Columbia Law School; Former Chair and CEO, CA Technologies; Director, MDU Resources, National Association of Corporate Directors

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Event Location: 
Latin America (Santiago)
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Strategies for Growth: The Changing Role of The State (São Paulo)

STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH:

THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE STATE

OPEN SESSION: PANEL

Conference organized by Columbia's Center on Global Economic Governance, the Columbia Global Centers, the Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas at Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Canal UmBrasil.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13TH | 2:00-6:30PM

FECOMÉRCIO-SP | R. Dr. Plínio Barreto, 285 - Bela Vista, São Paulo

 

2:00PM – REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

2:30PM – WELCOMING REMARKS

Merit Janow, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Thomas Trebat, Director Columbia Global Centers Rio de Janeiro

Abram Szajman, President, Fecomercio-SP

 

2:45PM – Keynote Speaker: Ilan Goldfajn, President, Central Bank of Brazil

“Overcoming the Crisis in Brazil: The Role of Monetary Policy”

 

3:15PM – Overcoming the Crisis in Brazil

José Alexandre Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics, Columbia University (moderator)

Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director, World Bank

Marcio Holland, Professor of Economics, FGV-EESP

Debora Revoltella, Director of the Economics Department, European Investment Bank

 

4:30PM - COFFEE BREAK

 

4:45PM - Panel: Brazil’s Future in a Comparative Perspective

Marcos Troyjo, Co-Director, BRICLab, Columbia University (moderator)

Albert Fishlow, Professor Emeritus of Brazilian Studies, Columbia University

Jan Svejnar, Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia SIPA

Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia SIPA

Ana Carla Abrão, Secretary of Finance, State of Goias

 

6:00PM - Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location: 
Fecomercio-SP R. Dr. Plínio Barreto, 285 - Bela Vista, São Paulo
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SIPA's PEPM Information Session

David Caughlin, Director Asociado del Programa en Política Económica y Gerencia (Economic Policy and Management - PEPM) visitará Chile para reunirse con exalumnos, estudiantes, instituciones asociadas a SIPA, amigos, y todos quienes estén interesados en postular al programa.

En esta oportunidad, Andrés Velasco, Exministro de Hacienda de Chile, y Profesor Asociado de Columbia University, acompañará a David Caughlin para también compartir información sobre sus cursos y experiencia en Columbia, junto a otros exalumnos de SIPA.

Si conoces a algún futuro estudiante interesado en nuestros programas, cuéntale sobre esta charla informativa. También tendrás la oportunidad de preguntar sobre requisitos de admisión y ayuda financiera.

Event Date: 
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Event Location: 
Columbia Global Centers | Santiago
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Corporate Governance Structures of Mixed Capital Companies

BM&F BOVESPA, the Brazilian Stockmarket, will brinf Professors Curtis Milhaupt(Columbia Law School) and Mariana Pargendler (FGV Law School) to present their research on Corporate Governance for Mixed Capital Companies. More information below (In Portuguese).

A BM&FBOVESPA convida para a apresentação da Pesquisa Governança Corporativa em Sociedades de Economia Mista: Experiência Internacional, elaborada pelo professor Curtis Milhaupt, da Universidade de Columbia. Aproveite a oportunidade para acompanhar as novidades sobre o tema no cenário externo.

A apresentação abrangerá:

  •  a evolução da governança corporativa e as lições aprendidas pelas estatais listadas na França, Estados Unidos, Noruega, Colômbia, Japão, Singapura e China;
  • as diretrizes de governança corporativa internacionais à luz das experiências internacionais analisadas; e
  • quadro atual da governança corporativa nas estatais do Brasil.
Event Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Columbia Global Center | Rio de Janeiro
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Strategies for Growth: The Changing Role of The State (Rio de Janeiro)

STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH:

THE CHANGING ROLE OF THE STATE

Conference organized by Columbia's Center on Global Economic Governance, the Columbia Global Centers, the Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública e de Empresas at Fundação Getulio Vargas and Canal UmBrasil.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12TH | 2:00-6:30PM

Auditorium of FGV Rio | Praia de Botafogo, 190 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro

 

2:00PM - REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

 

2:30PM - WELCOMING REMARKS

Merit Janow, Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Thomas Trebat, Director, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro

Alvaro Cyrino, Vice Dean of EBAPE/FGV

 

2:45PM - Keynote Remarks: Maria Silvia Bastos Marques, President, BNDES

“The Role of the State in Unlocking Private Sector Investment - The Debate in Brazil”

The remarks are likely to revolve around Brazil's policies on concessions and privatizations and the new role of the BNDES in improving infrastructure in Brazil.

 

3:15PM - Comments and Reactions

Alvaro Cyrino, Vice Dean, FGV-EBAPE (moderator)

Debora Revoltella, Director of the Economics Department at the European Investment Bank

Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro, Professor of Economics, UFRJ

José Alexandre Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics, Columbia University

Maria da Graça Fonseca, Professor of Economics, UFRJ

 

4:30PM - COFFEE BREAK

 

4:45PM – Does Brazil Need a New Development Model?

Jan Svejnar, Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia SIPA (moderator)

Edmund Amann, Professor of Brazilian Studies, University of Leiden

Cristiane Alkmin Schmidt, Comissioner, CADE

Joísa Dutra, Professor of Economics, FGV/CERI

Thomas Trebat, Director, Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro

 

6:00PM - Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Event Date: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location: 
Latin America (Rio de Janeiro), Auditório Engenheiro M. F. Thompson Motta – 12º andar - Fundação Getulio Vargas | Praia de Botafogo, 190, Rio de Janeiro
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