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Race, Violence, Resistance: from Gaza to Ferguson

Race, Violence, Resistance: from Gaza to Ferguson

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On Monday, December 1st from 7:30 to 9:30 PM, Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine will be hosting a panel discussion highlighting the many intersections of race, militarized policing, and structural state violence faced by communities in Palestine and Ferguson. Introductory remarks provided by:  President Debora Spar, Barnard College Moderated by:  Katherine Franke: Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher […]

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Palestine’s South Africa Movement? The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement

Palestine’s South Africa Movement? The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
IRCPL event - Palestine’s South Africa Movement? Barghouti and Mamdani poster

The Center for Palestine Studies Presents: PALESTINE’S SOUTH AFRICA MOMENT?  The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Omar Barghouti, Palestinian Human Rights Activist & Co-founder of the BDS Movement Mahmood Mamdani, Herbert H. Lehman Professor of Government, Columbia University Tuesday December 2, 2014, 6:30PM to 8:30PM Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104 435 W.116th Street Columbia University All are […]

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Tunisian Democratization After the Elections: A Trip Report

Tunisian Democratization After the Elections: A Trip Report

December 3 @ 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Tunisian Democratization After the Elections: A Trip Report event poster

On Wednesday, December 3, Professor Alfred Stepan will be speaking about Tunisia’s recent democratic transition and the elections which took place there last month.  Having just returned from another trip to the area, he will report on his experiences speaking with Tunisian political leaders and activists, the country’s political present and future, and its role within the […]

Columbia University Press open house

Columbia University Press open house

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IRCPL event - Columbia University Press: Open House poster

On Tuesday, December 3 at 6:00 Columbia University Press is holding a special open house event for the Columbia community at the Columbia Bookstore. Editors, publicists, book designers, and other members on the press will be on hand to celebrate CUP’s newest books and discuss book publishing with students and faculty members.  See this season’s breakout books and […]

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Ancestral Witnesses: Literature and the African American Religious Imagination – honoring James Baldwin and Audre Lorde

Ancestral Witnesses: Literature and the African American Religious Imagination – honoring James Baldwin and Audre Lorde

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
IRCPL event - Ancestral Witnesses: Literature and the African American Religious Imagination – honoring James Baldwin and Audre Lorde poster

Ancestral Witnesses: Literature and the African American Religious Imagination James Baldwin and Audre Lorde: A Revolutionary Hope As a series, Ancestral Witnesses will explore the intersections of religion and African American literature produced during the social upheavals of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements and their aftermath. The panels will feature discussions that examine how black […]

Film Screening of Firaaq, followed by a discussion with director Nandita Das

Film Screening of Firaaq, followed by a discussion with director Nandita Das

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Film Screening of Firaaq (2008, 101 minutes) In Gujarati, Hindi, and Urdu with English subtitles Followed by a discussion with director Nandita Das Thursday, December 4, 2014 7:00pm – 9:30pm Knox Hall, Room 208 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont Firaaq follows the irrevocably changed lives of victims, silent observers, and perpetrators one month after the […]

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Sufi Islam in 21st Century Politics – POSTPONED

Sufi Islam in 21st Century Politics – POSTPONED

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
IRCPL event - Sufism in Senegal event poster

NOTE:  This workshop has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for 2015.  Please check back at ircpl.org for updates. This workshop is one part of our larger project on Sufi Islam in 21st Henry R. Luce Initiative for international and Public Affairs, which broadly asks what has made Sufism successful and effective at managing religious pluralism and […]

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Sufi Islam in 21st Century Politics – POSTPONED

Sufi Islam in 21st Century Politics – POSTPONED

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
IRCPL event - Sufism in Senegal event poster

NOTE:  This workshop has been postponed, and will be rescheduled for 2015.  Please check back at ircpl.org for updates. This workshop is one part of our larger project on Sufi Islam in 21st Henry R. Luce Initiative for international and Public Affairs, which broadly asks what has made Sufism successful and effective at managing religious pluralism and […]

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