Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch tackles one of the most provocative issues in education today: What’s behind the trend to close low-scoring schools and turn them over to private managers?
A Lecture by Anindita Banerjee, Cornell University
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Sulzberger Parlor, Barnard Hall
Anindita Banerjee will discuss two translations of an unusual text of the 15th century — the travelogue of a Russian merchant, which is punctuated and even overwhelmed by its religious invocations to Allah and the Prophet Mohammed.
Spring 2017 Weiss International Visiting Scholar Lecture
Monday, February 13, 2017
530 Altschul Hall
Pietro Battiston, an economist at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy and Barnard’s 2017 Weiss International Visiting Scholar, will present some examples of "global networks," and guide the audience through the fundamental concepts of this discipline, showing how these new insights are helping policy makers and entrepreneurs make important decisions.