Columbia University

Professor Who Teaches Israel-Palestine Conflict Accuses College of Violating His Academic Freedom

March 20, 2014

Professor Iymen Chehade and attorney Rima Kapitan say Columbia College made a political decision to cancel Chehade’s class on the Israeli-Palestine Conflict after he screened Five Broken Cameras

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Columbia Professor Latest Sikh Hate Crime Victim

September 24, 2013

Simran Jeet Singh: Systemic racism must be addressed to prevent future hate crimes

Iran’s New President a Regime Insider – Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties

June 17, 2013

Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran’s Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

The Life and Legacy of Hugo Chavez

March 17, 2013
Diplomats observed a moment of silence at a U.N. General Assembly meeting before the tributes by Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly President Vuk Jeremic, representatives of regional groups, and Venezuela’s foreign minister

Race, Class and the Gentrification of Harlem

July 24, 2011
Nellie Bailey: Ethnic cleansing in Harlem led by Columbia U., whose Chair is also chair of the New York Fed

Syria: Sectarian War or Class War

July 10, 2011
Hamid Dabashi: Repression continues but signs that struggle might expand a democratic space