Vernacular Landscapes  - Photo by Travel Grant recipient Matthew Minarchek ([field_department]) in Ciptagelar in Mount Halimun Salak National Park,  Indonesia

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Application for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the October 2015-March 2017 Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship. The deadline for submitting applications is April 8, 2015. Applications must be submitted through Cornell. Prospective applicants are urged to contact the Einaudi Center at fulbright@einaudi.cornell.edu; tel. 607-255-8933 for further guidance. Please also check our Fulbright-Hays website.Competitive Priorities for FY 2015 are research projects focused on Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia or Southeast, using one of 78 priority languages selected from the U.S....
The 2015 Lund Critical Debate will take place on Tuesday, March 3rd, at 4:30PM in the Statler Auditorium.  Former Ambassador Dennis Ross will debate Bassam S. Haddad, the Director of the Middle East Studies Program at George Mason University, on the topic of “American Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Success or Failure?” Cornell Law School Associate Professor Aziz Rana will moderate the event.The debate will focus on the following questions: Given the remarkable developments since 2011 in the Middle East, what has been the influence of the United States on...
A total of $350,000 in funding is available to Cornell faculty through the new Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grant program. ICC grants will support projects which integrate international and cross-cultural concepts into the curriculum and expand opportunities for students to engage in meaningful international experiences. Learn more by clicking this article title.
On March 16, 2015, at 4:30 pm in Statler Auditorium, Ambassador Michael McFaul will give the 2015 Bartels World Affairs Lecture entitled, “A New Cold War? Explaining Russia’s New Confrontation with the West.”Michael McFaul is the former director of Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law, and director of Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He is also the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he co-directs the Iran Democracy Project, as well as Professor of Political...
On Monday, February 23, 2015 Sarah Mendelson from the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) gave a lecture entitled “Why Governments are Targeting Civil Society and What Social Scientists Can Do About It” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.After a brief introduction from Einaudi Center Director and Vice Provost for International Affairs Fred Logevall, Dr. Mendelson framed her discussion with current examples of governments targeting nongovernmental organizations, media organizations, and civil society in general, to prove the...
On Monday, March 9, 2015, at 4:30 pm in Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, William Hitchcock will present a lecture entitled “Why the First World War Still Matters: Reflections on the Centennial, 1914-2014” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.William I. Hitchcock is Professor of History at the University of Virginia, and the Randolph P. Compton Professor at UVA's Miller Center. His work and teaching focus on the international, diplomatic, and military history of the 20th Century, in particular the era of the world wars and the cold war. He...