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"The Continuing Financial Crisis: Perspectives from the North and the South" featured Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laurette and University Professor at Columbia University; Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Founder and Chair of International Development Economics Associates and Board member of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, Geneva; and Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.

This talk on "Taking Stock of the Financial Crisis" on March 25, 2010 featured Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laurette and University Professor at Columbia University; Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; and Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Founder and Chair of International Development Economics Associates and Board member of the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development, Geneva, and Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.

Noam Chomsky delivered the Fifth Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture titled "The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism."

Noam Chomsky delivered the Fifth Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture titled "The Unipolar Moment and the Culture of Imperialism."

he philosopher Charles Taylor, winner of both the Templeton Prize and the Kyoto Prize, speaks about his new and controversial book, A Secular Age in two lectures. The topic for this evening is "The Secular Age in a Global Context."

The philosopher Charles Taylor, winner of both the Templeton Prize and the Kyoto Prize, spoke on his recently released book, "A Secular Age." Alfred Stepan served as discussant.

Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, visited the Heyman Center where he spoke with Andreas Huyssen, Villard Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.

An Election Post-Mortem

November 5, 2008

Hendrik Hertzberg, Senior Editor and Staff Writer for The New Yorker magazine, and Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation, conducted a post mortem on the previous day's presidential election.  Alan Brinkley, Provost of Columbia University, chaired.