Seminars

The Future of Aging Research

Founded 2014 Seminar Number 775 Initiated by the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center, the University Seminar on the Future of Aging Research has as its mission to provide an interactive interdisciplinary forum for scientists to engage with one another, to generate new ideas and new methods, and to stimulate new approaches to the science of aging. The format emphasizes dynamic exchanges […]

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Latin America

Founded 1971 Seminar Number 515 This seminar is devoted to developing a better understanding of the region, presenting current research and thinking in disciplines that range from anthropology to economics, history, human rights, political science, religion, literature, and the arts. In addition to scholars affiliated with the academic community, speakers are invited from the private […]

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Economic History

Founded 1969 Seminar Number 503 The concerns of this seminar are wide-ranging in time, place, and method. Emphasis is on European and American economic growth and development from feudal times to the present, with a growing representation of contributions on Latin America, Asia, and Africa.  Topics range from microeconomic studies of firms undergoing rapid technical change […]

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