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Religion, Peace, and International Law: A Genealogy

This Thursday, April 1st ISERP (the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy)  is hosting a lecture by Professor Nathaniel Berman of Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies. The lecture will be held in Room 1118 of the International Affairs Building on Columbia’s campus from 4:15 to 6:00pm.

Nathaniel Berman is the Rahel Varnhagen Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Modern Culture at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies.  Berman’s scholarship focuses on the construction of modern internationalism through its relationship to nationalism, colonialism, and religion.

The Project on Security, Military, and U.S. Society fosters research and discussion about political sociological and historical intersections of U.S. civil society and security, its military and related issues.

The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) is the research arm of the social sciences at COlumbia University. Its core mission is to catalyze and produce pioneering social science research and to shape public policy by integrating knowledge and methods across the social science disciplines.

Note: despite the date, this is not an April Fools joke. See you all there!

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

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