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Winners announced for 2017 "Imagining Energy Futures" competition

Students Reade Otto-Moudry, Kayla Aulenback, and Ashley Herzig take first prize for their story "Underground: Project Gaia." 

refugee quilt

Workshop: Teaching about refugees in a global context

The 2017 International Studies Summer Institute for K-12 educators and pre-service teachers takes place at Syracuse University on June 26–27. 

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Faculty panelists discuss immigration reform in America

The June 10 reunion roundtable was co-organized by the Einaudi Center and Cornell Mosaic. 

Ravi Kanbur

Commentary: The World Bank in the era of Trump

Ravi Kanbur, the T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs at Cornell, maps out a role for the bank in an essay for the Centre for Economic Policy Research. 

IAEA experts at Fukushima

Working group calls for citizen voice in planning for nuclear disasters

A joint working group of the Einaudi Center and Meridian 180 proposes a new transnational forum at an expert briefing in Brussels. 

Catherine Reyes-Housholder

Fulbright-Hays fellowship leads to national dissertation award

Catherine Reyes-Housholder (PhD GOVT '17) won the 2017 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association's Women and Politics section. 

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Video: The truth about the nuclear disaster in Fukushima

Former Japanese prime minister Naoto Kan delivers a Distinguished Speaker Series lecture before a packed house at Statler Auditorium on March 28, 2017. 

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Faculty panel to evaluate immigration policy under Trump

The June 10 alumni weekend roundtable features Sergio Garcia-Rios (government and Latino studies), Shannon Marie Gleeson (labor relations, law, and history), and Stephen Yale-Loehr (immigration law...

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Cornell to receive $2.5 million in cybersecurity funding

The grant from the National Science Foundation will complement the work of the Einaudi Center's multidisciplinary Cybersecurity Working Group. 

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Conference celebrates Cornell leadership in Himalayan studies

"The Future of Nepal and Himalayan Studies at Cornell" also honored retiring anthropology professors and Nepal specialists Kathryn March and David Holmberg. 

Esra Akcan

Esra Akcan wins grant to study open architecture in Berlin

With support from the Graham Foundation, the incoming director of the Cornell Institute for European Studies will write a book on new forms of public housing in 1980s Germany. 

Mohamed Abdel-Kader speaking

Einaudi speaker touts value of international education, languages

Former education department official Mohamed Abdel-Kader argued that multilingualism and cultural understanding are not luxuries but essential skills in the modern economy. 

IAEA experts inspect Fukushima

Brussels briefing to explore nuclear accident compensation schemes

The writers of an Einaudi Center and Meridian 180 report on the hidden costs of nuclear power will present their findings on May 17. 

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"Imagining Energy Futures" competition resumes

Contest invites students to submit collaborative science, art, and design projects that explore a world beyond fossil fuels. The deadline is November 27.

Student with Brazil family

Fulbright Student Program announces new teaching grants for Brazil

With new funding from the Brazilian government, the Brazil English Teaching Assistant Program is offering 76 additional grants for students for 2017-18. The extended deadline is July 14, 2017. 

Virginia Doellgast in trees

Faculty fellow Virginia Doellgast looks at labor through comparative lens

The associate professor at the ILR School examines the relationship between workplace policies and the experiences of workers in countries around the world.

Students in simulation

Students take sides in International Criminal Court simulation

Mediation expert Francesca Varda, CAS '00, reflects on an exercise she led in Prof. Matthew Evangelista's course on human rights and war. 

Hong Kong conference highlights collaborative sustainability efforts

“Sustainability in Asia: Partnerships for Research and Implementation” was organized by the Einaudi Center and the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. 

Peter Katzenstein and map

Peter Katzenstein on power in world politics

Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies studies surprise, rare events, risk, and uncertainty in financial markets, political elections, and global crises.

Seminar

Center seeks faculty facilitators for dissertation development program

Mentors will work with 12 competitively selected students in the humanities and social sciences in a co-taught spring semester seminar and will lead week-long workshops in 2018.