The program for
this event, hosted by the Alliance Program, features an exceptional array of talks by world-renowned
professionals and academics. Leading experts in the fields of Engineering, Climatology, Sociology,
Political Sciences, Economics, Environmental Law, and Architecture will discuss the most pressing
issues in the contemporary global socio-political and economic landscape. Special emphasis will
be given to the US current affairs and global trends.
The program for this event has been designed by Dr. Marta Vicarelli, Assistant Professor of
Economics at the University of Massachusetts, and Postdoctoral Associate at the Yale University
Climate and Energy Institute.
Created in 2002, the Alliance Program is a non-profit transatlantic joint-venture between Columbia University and three French prestigious institutions, The École Polytechnique, Sciences Po and the Université of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne. Alliance is an innovative program whose aim is to initiate and accompany new initiatives in the fields of education cooperation, research collaboration, and policy outreach.
Alessia Lefebure, firstname.lastname@example.org, Director
Lauranne Bardin, email@example.com, Assistant Director
For questions about the program please contact:
The Italian Academy
Conference Room – 5th floor
1161 Amsterdam Avenue
(Between 116th and 118th Streets)
New York, NY 10027
Monday - Thursday:
Ivy Lounge and Coffee Bar - Garden Level – 1st floor
1754 Boardroom – 3rd floor
64 Morningside Drive
New York, New York 10027
The complete list of talks and speakers is available here.
Background readings are listed in the description of each talk.
A complete list of speaker bios is available here.
Directions to the Columbia University Italian Academy are available