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Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs

The Lampert Institute provides a forum for study and debate in the areas of civic affairs and public leadership, applying insights from the liberal arts to the challenges facing human beings around the world.

Fellowship Applications

Applications are now being accepted for Lampert Summer Fellowships in Civic and Global Affairs. Deadline: February 12, 2017

Annual Lecture Theme

The theme for the annual lecture series in 2016-17 is:
Crossing Borders Peoples and Cultures, Goods and Information.

About the Institute​

Colgate University

Learn about the history of the Lampert Institute, its mission and goals, and wide-ranging programs and activities.​

Opportunities for Students

Lampert Fellow and Associate Bobae Kang '17

The Institute offers several opportunities for Colgate students, including the prestigious Lampert Summer Fellowships in Civic and Global Affairs.


Lampert Speakers and Events

Alumni Panel on 'Understanding Urban Food Issues' Spring 2016

Each year the Institute hosts an interdisciplinary speaker series on a theme of global importance, bringing leading scholars and practitioners to Colgate.

Opportunities for Faculty

Professor Spencer Kelly working with Lin Zhao '12

The Lampert Institute supports faculty research and development in areas related either to the institute’s annual theme or broader work involving civic engagement and public policy.

Faculty Development Funding Opportunity:
Grants for Collaborative Global Teaching

The Lampert Institute supports tele-collaborations with international faculty colleagues as a means to develop the global competence of the Colgate academic community and to engage global citizens across difference. Grants typically ranging from $100 to $1000 support guest-lecturer and co-teaching opportunities through video conferencing. Rolling application deadline. For more information, contact the director of the Lampert Institute.


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