Global Scholars Symposium

Engaging the World: The First Undergraduate Global Scholars Report Back

This symposium celebrated the inaugural Global Scholars Programs organized by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI) and the Blinken European Institute (BEI) in collaboration with Columbia Global Centers. The GSP in Asia took eleven undergraduates on a six-week intensive research trip in Beijing, Shanghai, and Mumbai to examine environment and urbanization in the region. The GSP in Europe took nine students to Paris for a semester-long program centered on the theme of Inequality/Inequalities and focusing on the development of original research.


September 18, 2012
4:30 - 7:00 PM
International Affairs Building, Room 1501

Keynote by President Lee C. Bollinger
Followed by two student panel discussions:
Confronting the Expanding City in India and China
Framing Global Issues from a Euro-Perspective 

In partnership with the Office of the President


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Full photo set on Flickr

Video of Introduction

Video of GSP Europe Panel

Video of GSP Asia Panel

For inquiries, please contact Jacob Roskelley, Program Coordinator for Events, at or (212) 854-6916.

For media inquiries, please contact Ross Yelsey, Communications Coordinator, at or (212) 854-6396