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China Shipping cargo ship

Weiss: What now in China trade war?

In an analysis in The Washington Post, Jessica Chen Weiss (government) and David A. Lake ​(UC San Diego) weigh the risks and opportunities for the United States.

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New SEAP book examines Malay Islamic reformer

In "Hamka and Islam," Malaysian scholar Khairudin Aljunied explores the ideas of 20th century "cosmopolitan" activist Haji Abdul Malik bin Abdul Karim Amrullah.

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Grand Challenges Symposium seeks to ignite campus-wide dialogue

The Nov. 8-9 meeting focuses on the world's greatest challenges and Cornell's role in addressing them. 

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Haitian dance band offers workshop Sept. 28

RAM Haitian Dance Band combines Haitian Vodou and folkloric traditions with other musical influences. Anthropology PhD candidate Elena Guzman will also speak about her fieldwork. 

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East Asian animation fest comes to Cornell Cinema

The three-film series (Sept. 24-27) celebrates the centennial of the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia at Cornell University Library.

Kanchana Ugbabe

Exiled writer to speak at Voices of Freedom event

Kanchana Ugbabe, Writer at Risk in Residence at Fordham University, will read from her fiction and discuss the stories women tell to cope with displacement and violence on Oct. 4 in Ithaca. 

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Article: Randy Forsberg and the quest for peace

An essay for the International Day of Peace grew out of a Reppy Institute workshop on the legacy of the antinuclear campaigner. 

Maina Kiai

Human rights lawyer and geographer to visit as Distinguished Africanist Scholars

Kenyan Maina Kiai and South African Sophie Oldfield will meet with students and faculty and give seminars on the sustainable development goals and inclusive growth. 

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Language Resource Center offers talk on language learning abroad

The Sept. 28 lecture, “Language Learning in Intercultural Encounters Abroad,” features Celeste Kinginger of Penn State University's department of applied linguistics.   

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Latest issue of student international affairs journal now online

The Spring 2018 issue of the student-run Cornell International Affairs Review features articles on China, Egypt, the Philippines, and Iran. 

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French film festival comes to Cornell Cinema

Eleven films, made from 1928 to 2017, will be shown in October and November, thanks to Cornell Cinema, the Tournées Film Festival, and the Department of Romance Studies.

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Annual fair a hit with globally minded students

The 2018 Cornell International Fair drew students from 55 departments in eight colleges and schools.

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Registration open for North East Universities Development Consortium conference

The development economics meeting will be held this October 27 & 28 on the Cornell campus, with an opening reception Friday evening, October 26.

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Jeffrey Sachs to speak on American democracy

The Einaudi Center is cosponsoring a talk by the Columbia University economist and UN adviser on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Statler Auditorium.

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South and Southeast Asia Programs named National Resource Centers

The prestigious four-year grants from the U.S. Department of Education will support language instruction, outreach to teachers, international partnerships, and study abroad opportunities.

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Iftikhar Dadi and Elizabeth Dadi launch "Tilism" exhibit

South Asia Program director Iftikhar Dadi teamed up with Elizabeth Dadi on a series of large-format photographs of tiny plastic toys, on display August 20–September 26, 2018.

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New semester, new faces, new opportunities

Vice provost Wendy Wolford provides an update on the new term and the search for a new Einaudi Center director. 

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University organizes fair to advance global learning opportunities

The Aug. 29 event features 110 tables representing departments, international studies programs, study abroad opportunities, and language programs.

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Cornell grad wins Peter Katzenstein Book Prize

Stephen Nelson (2009) was cited for his book The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF's Relationship with Its Borrowers. He teaches at Northwestern University. 

Turkish scholar finds refuge at center

Simten Coşar, a political scientist who studies the relationship between academia and the state, left during a 2016 crackdown on intellectuals critical of the government.