Can we make a difference in thinking and acting in the world today?
Global Think-ins are vehicles for generating new ideas and perspectives on issues of global concern. The Think-ins are designed as forums for academics and practitioners from diverse disciplinary and methodological backgrounds, geographical locations, and expertise to share, critique, and develop new ideas.
Global Thought Lecture
The Global Thought Lecture is an annual public event led by a leading global figure to contribute to the urgent issues which face the world today. The Lecture’s past participants include Kevin Rudd, Pascal Lamy, and Homi K. Bhabha.
The CGT Lunchtime Seminars are a forum for Columbia University faculty and visiting scholars to discuss current research characterizing and assessing issues of global importance.
Book Talks are discussions by noted authors, scholars, and journalists who have highlighted the importance of global issues around the world. Our roster of CGT Book Talk participants include Joseph E. Stiglitz, Kenneth Arrow, Marco Magnani, Atossa Araxia Abrahamian, and Sasha Issenberg.
Event Video Archive
The Event Video Archive is a collection of event recordings and other media to help illustrate the signature research being conducted at the Committee on Global Thought (online video channels at Vimeo and YouTube; video archive at cgt.columbia.edu/events/event-videos).