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Global Land Grabs: History, Theory and Method
In the wake of the 2008 world food crisis, a surge of land grabbing swept Africa, Asia, Latin America, and... Read more
Interactive Democracy: The Social Roots of Global Justice (4th edition)
(Cambridge University Press, 2014) Read more
Professor Rolf Schulte (Music), a renowned classical violinist, was honored for his lifetime achievement at a March 4 concert that featured Schulte on solo violin. Read more
A new interactive data visualization, “On Broadway,” featuring the work of Professor Lev Manovich (Computer Science) and an international team that includes four GC students, will be exhibited at the New York Public Library through January 2016. Read more
Presidential Professor Thomas Weiss (Political Science), a leading expert on the United Nations and on humanitarian intervention, discussed the UN’s “forgotten” history in a recent SiriusXM interview. Read more
New maps of Congressional District 11 created by the Graduate Center’s Center for Urban Research reveal the surprising strength of Democrats in the area, which spans all of Staten Island and part of southern Brooklyn. Read more
Merih Uctum (GC/Brooklyn, Economics) presented her assessment of potential risks to the state, national and international economies at two recent meetings of the Economic Advisory Committee of the NYSA Ways and Means Committee. Read more
The GC’s Fashion Studies Program, along with the Women’s Studies Certificate Program and the Italian Specialization in Italian Literature, will hold a roundtable on the subject of Italian fashion on Friday, February 27, from 3-5 p.m. Read more
On March 9 and 10, the Graduate Center and Columbia University will host an international conference on early modern and modern Italian life. Read more
The Graduate Center’s Ph.D. Program in Economics is co-sponsoring a Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) Workshop organized by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), a think tank founded by investor and philanthropist George Soros. The event, YSI Workshop NYC, will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. Read more