News and Research
“No-Boundaries exhibitions... present a unique opportunity to leverage the power of the arts as a lingua franca that connects human beings across geographical, linguistic, and cultural borders.” — Safwan Masri, Executive Vice President, Columbia Global Centers
Victor Cha (SIPA ’86), author of The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future, returns to SIPA to discuss North Korea and Trump's relationship with Kim after the Hanoi summit. Read more here.
What does it mean to be a Muslim philosopher, or to philosophize in Islam? Souleymane Bachir Diagne shows how Islamic philosophy has always engaged critically with texts and ideas both inside and outside its tradition. Read more here.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Global Center Beijing shares the history of Columbia University and China as part of the Columbia-China History Project. Early Chinese alumni include Hu Shih, V. K. Wellington Koo, Zhou Ziqi and Tang Shaoyi. (In Chinese)
In the News
Christopher Sabatini, whose research focuses on foreign policy, democracy and human rights, discusses President Trump’s policies and their impact on Cuban citizens.
The New York Times, July 24, 2019.
Robert Y. Shapiro, who specializes in U.S. politics, spoke about President Trump's tweets targeting Democratic congresswomen. (in French).
La Presse+, July 16, 2019
Arab studies scholar Rashid Khalidi wrote about White House senior adviser Jared Kushner’s plan for Palestine. Khalidi is the author of the forthcoming The Hundred Years’ War on the Palestine.
New York Review of Books, June 12, 2019.
Carol Gluck, historian and chair of Columbia's Committee on Global Thought, recounts the history of U.S. perceptions of Japan's Emperor Akihito who reigned from 1989 until his abdication this year (in Chinese).
NIKKEI—日本经济新闻中文版, May 27, 2019