Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger, a noted First Amendment scholar, has established the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression and Information Project, a new initiative joining international experts and activists with the University’s faculty and students to survey, document and strengthen free expression. He has named Agnès Callamard, a distinguished human rights advocate who was director of the organization ARTICLE 19, as executive director of the Project.
This lecture will discuss sustainable development as an emerging scholarly discipline and as an urgent policy imperative, and will describe the evolving role of universities and other social institutions in addressing these complex challenges. A question and answer session with the audience will follow.
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed Nicholas Lemann, professor of journalism and dean emeritus of Columbia Journalism School, to direct Columbia Global Reports — a new, University-based publication dedicated to the production of sustained, original reporting and analysis