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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.

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‘Paths to Peace’ explores legacy of antiwar campaigner

A seminar, panel, workshop, films, new book, and art exhibits ponder the antiwar and antinuclear movements 37 years after Randy Forsberg led the country's largest rally.

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IAD seminars to explore sustainability and inclusion

Thirteen seminars this fall will tackle the complex issue of sustainable development and inclusive growth. Thursdays at 2:30 in G08 Uris Hall. 

Fulbright U.S. Student Program FAQ

About the Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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Sharon Tennyson wins Atkinson fellowship for disaster work

The fellowship will allow her to engage with scholars across the university as well as outside groups working on public policy around disaster risk, preparedness, and recovery. 

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Akcan calls for architects, historians, teachers to speak out on ban

In an essay for the Society of Architectural Historians, the director of the Cornell Institute for European Studies encourages her colleagues to join the debate on immigration and citizenship.

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Miyazaki leaves center after three years at helm

Hirokazu Miyazaki has left Cornell to become the Kay Davis Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. 

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Peace studies prize goes to senior Leticia Chai

The 2018 Harrop and Ruth Freeman Prize is awarded annually by the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies. Chai has worked with refugees in Myanmar and India. 

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Einaudi Center welcomes new program directors

The East Asia Program, International Relations Minor, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Latin American Studies Program, and South Asia Program, all get new leadership.

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Pollack, CMSP issue statements on travel ban ruling

The Einaudi Center's Comparative Muslim Societies Program joined the Cornell president in calling for tolerance and openness.

Sarah Kreps

War taxes put public’s money where its troops are

In a new book, Reppy Institute steering committee member Sarah Kreps calls for taxing wars, not just armies.  

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Academic minors

The Einaudi Center has compiled a list of links to each of the seven undergraduate and graduate minors offered by or in partnership with the center and its area studies and thematic programs.

“Collaboratory” shares ideas on food, healing, justice

The Ecological Learning Collaboratory kicked off with a conference at Cornell from May 29 to June 2. The interdisciplinary initiative is sponsored by the Einaudi Center.

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Abby Cohn receives Carpenter Advising Award

The professor of linguistics and director of the Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) was one of four faculty members to be recognized for mentoring undergraduates. 

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Kaushik Basu: How can societies become law-abiding?

In his new book, “The Republic of Beliefs: A New Approach to Law and Economics,” the Carl Marks Professor of International Studies asks why some laws are followed and others ignored.