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David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Human Rights, delivered a public address on conflict resolution in Nagorno-Karabakh in Beirut on May 11th, 2016.

One of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought's practice projects, the Alabama death penalty case of Doyle Lee Hamm, was the topic of an in-depth cas

Ja Aung Lu, visiting scholar from Myanmar, spoke to the Columbia community on the history of Myanmar’s sixty-year long civil war on June 8th.


The Administrative Intern will provide office coverage and support with administrative tasks and special projects. Interns will respond to student walk-ins and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate resources. Crisis response training will be provided. This position is paid, at a rate of $15.00 per hour.

Internship Opportunity: Emergency Section - Bangkok, Thailand