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12:30 pm


Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
Film Forum, 209 W Houston St
New York City, NY 10014 United States

Frank Capra by way of Bulgaria. When a disheveled railroad worker discovers fistfuls of money on some rural train tracks, he turns over the dough to the police. The grateful authorities reward him with a televised ceremony and a new […]

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1:00 pm

Whither Turkey?

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm
La Maison Française (Columbia), Buell Hall, 515 West 116th Street
New York City, NY 10027 United States

Turkey is holding a referendum on April 16 to decide whether the country will adopt a presidential system or keep its parliamentary regime. The panel will examine the result of the vote and its impact for the future of the […]

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5:00 pm

In Defense of Democracy: The Role of Higher Education in Post-Communist States

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway
New York City, NY 10027 United States

Come to Columbia this Thursday for a public panel on academic freedom in post-Soviet states. Panelists include: Dmitry Dubrovskiy, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, US Umida Ganieva, Humanitarian – Legal Center, Uzbekistan Altay Goyushov, Independent research scholar, Azerbaijan Ihar Kuzminich, Warsaw […]

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5:30 pm

Lecture: Salvatore Settis. Greek and Roman Drawing in the Renaissance Imagination

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm
Italian Academy (Columbia), 1161 Amsterdam Avenue
New York City, NY 10027 United States

Salvatore Settis is the Academy's Distinguished Visiting Fellow in connection with its International Observatory for Cultural Heritage. He is the former Director of the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles (1994–1999) and of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (1999–2010), […]

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6:00 pm

Exhibition Opening: Landscapes (Photographs by Giuseppe Di Piazza)

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (NYU), 24 West 12th Street
New York City, NY 10011 United States

Landscapes: An exhibition of photographs by Giuseppe Di Piazza. On view through June 16, 2017 Mon-Fri 10-5 Observing these photographs, the perceptions of touch and vision are one and the same. The choice of a particular location and that of […]

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