Columbia South Asia Scholar Oversees New Editions of Classical Indian Literature

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Columbia's Murty Classical Library of India will feature hundreds of classical works of Indian Literature going back up to 2,000 years. Professor of South Asian Studies Sheldon Pollock will be supervising the translation of all works into English.


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University Awards First-Ever Global Freedom of Expression Prizes

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Columbia University hosted its first annual Global Freedom of Expression and Information conference and awards ceremony to encourage free speech and free press around the world. The first prizes were awarded to courts in Turkey and Zimbabwe as well as a U.K.-based legal services organization.


The Tunisian Presidential Election: Five Questions with Professor Alfred Stepan

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Alfred Stepan has been called the democracy whisperer. As the Wallace Sayre Professor of Government he’s been watching, advising and studying government and democracy for over 40 years. He has done field research and written about more than 15 attempts at democratic transition.