Past Events

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Please join the Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, and Scholars at Risk for a discussion on the human rights movement in China and the ways in which legal advocacy is developing as a form of political resi

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM

David L. Phillips will be discussing his new book An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan's Dictatorship at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on Wednesday, April 5th.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Saturday, April 8, 2017

The conference, demonstration, and workshop will raise questions about the economic, social, and cultural significance of weaving, but also broader issues about craft as cognition, cognitive change over time, innovation in craft and the role of “traditional” crafts in the modern era.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics, Associate Professor of Political Science and First Nations and Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia

Audra Simpson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Monday, April 3, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Blockchain technology is all the rage right now, sometimes it seems for all the wrong reasons. Putting aside the cryptocurrency hype, what are real-world benefits for greater transparency, auditing, and corruption-fighting in the major systems of the world?