Reimagining The University

Reimagining the University This series explores the historical foundations, contemporary patterns, and possible transformations of the modern research university. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University, the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, and the Center on Modernity in Transition. To learn more about the series and register for the […]

Power | Culture: Fields of Vision, Fields of Practice

Columbia University Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought presents: Power | Culture: Fields of Vision, Fields of Practice Friday, March 31, 2023, 10:00 AM EST – 12:00 PM EST Join the Undergraduate Committee of Global Thought for a conference on the interplay of power and culture in a global context. Global social and political movements illustrate […]

CGT Lunchtime Seminar with Qin Gao

Join us on April 5th for a Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Qin Gao to discuss how the composition and dynamics of social policy change in the Xi Jinping era, and their impact on income inequality. The conversation will focus on Gao’s research regarding urban policy in China.  Lunch is provided. For more information about the […]

Worlds at Waste: The Crisis of Water in the Subcontinent

The focus of this day-long workshop, “Worlds at Waste: Water,” is to reflect on recent climate events that have caused massive displacement in southern Pakistan, southwest India, and Bangladesh. It aims to bring together scientists and social scientists to help look through the lens of historical pasts, politics, and embedded presents. Devastation and displacement from […]