Read about the recent achievements of GSAS students:
- In an opinion piece for The Washington Post, Philosophy PhD candidate Shivani Radhakrishnan argued that India’s right-wing Hindu groups are recycling Britain’s colonial ideas about religion.
- A group of Columbia faculty, librarians, and students—including doctoral candidates Zeinab Azarbadegan (History), Mahmood Gharavi (Religion), and Sadegh Ansar (Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies)—received a $500,000 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources to digitize the university’s collection of Islamic manuscripts and paintings.
- Economics PhD student Ashna Arora authored a piece for The Crime Report in which she discusses the costs and benefits of Raise the Age reforms.
- An award from the National Science Foundation will support the dissertation research of History PhD candidate Sean O’Neil, who is studying the history of science in early modern Europe.
- Nine Art History and Archaeology master’s students—Sarah Bigler, Pauline Delmar, Amy Hummerstone, Drew Lash, Elizabeth Lightfoot, Mark Paul, Julia Reynolds, Tori Schmitt, and Hanna Wiegers—curated the exhibition Art in Life: Engravings by Robert Nanteuil (c. 1623-1678) from the Frederick Paul Keppel Collection, which will open at the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library on February 12.
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