Andrei Kozyrev (via CNN)

Former foreign minister reflects on failure of post-Soviet Russia

Andrei Kozyrev, the first foreign minister of the Russian Federation, says his country is using its antagonism with the West to cover its own inability to meet its people's needs.

Lisel Hintz

Going to extremes: Ex-Einaudi Center postdoc on Erdogan's gamble

Lisel Hintz, now an assistant professor at Barnard College, and her student Melina Dunham reflect on the Turkish president's motivation in seeking to consolidate power. 

Cathy Caruth

Conference to focus on work of trauma scholar Cathy Caruth

"Listening to Trauma" on April 27-28 will include speakers from law, cinema, theology, philosophy, historiography, translation studies, and literature. It is cosponsored by the Einaudi Center. 

Hiro Miyazaki presenting at podium

Collaboration on display at Cornell Hong Kong conference

Director Hiro Miyazaki and several Einaudi Center faculty spoke at a one-day conference on collaborative initiatives promoting sustainability in Asia. 

Locksley Edmondson

Africana symposium honors Locksley Edmondson

The tribute on April 13-14 explored connections between Africa and the Caribbean and featured many of the retiring professor's former students. 

Dean Barbara Knuth

Joint statement affirms support for DACA students

Three senior university officials spelled out policies on financial aid, admissions, and legal protection for students in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a statement...

Bergmane and Pishchikova at roundtable

Video: Russia and its neighbors in the age of Trump

Kateryna Pishchikova (European Commission) and Una Bergmane (Einaudi Center) discuss Russia’s recent interactions with Ukraine and the Baltics, and speculate on President Putin’s global ambitions. 

Ronnie Coffman portrait

Audio: Ronnie Coffman on collaborations in sustainable agriculture

The director of international programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences joined a radio conversation prior to the Sustainability in Asia conference in Hong Kong. 

Student origins map

Cornell ranked fourth in U.S. for international students

In its survey, College Factual compared the quality of life for international students at 1,183 U.S. colleges and universities. 

Abigail C. Cohn, professor of linguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 through the Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grant program.

Natalie Mahowald

Cornell scientist tapped to help draft UN climate report

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, will be a lead author on the “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius” by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Kaushik Basu

Kaushik Basu: Economics of climate change will affect world poverty

On March 6, the former chief economist of the World Bank delivered a lecture on “Inequality, Poverty and Climate" as part of the Perspectives on the Climate Change Challenge seminar. 

Mertha, right, meets King Norodom Sihamoni.

Government professor meets with Cambodia's king

Andrew Mertha, president of the Center for Khmer Studies, describes the rare opportunity of meeting the king of Cambodia, His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni on January 10.

Jens Beckert head shot

Sociologist discusses fiction in capitalism

In his Distinguished Speaker Series lecture, Jens Beckert argued that fictional expectations about the economy are vital to an innovative capitalist society. 

Prof. Peter J. Katzenstein

Katzenstein book prize submissions now open

The prize, in honor of Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor Peter J. Katzenstein, recognizes an outstanding first book in international relations, comparative politics, or political economy. 

James Gair

South Asian language expert James Gair dies at 88

His study of South Asian languages and their underlying relation to other languages of the world was pioneering and paradigm-shifting. He taught at Cornell from 1963 until his retirement in 2000.

Cybersecurity graphic

Cornell profs receive NSF cybersecurity grant

The $1 million grant was awarded to Deborah Estrin, Nate Foster, Fred Schneider, Arnaud Sahuguet, and David Shmoys. Schneider co-coordinates the Einaudi Center's Cybersecurity Working Group. 

Ronnie Coffman

Ronnie Coffman named Tisch distinguished university professor

Coffman, International Professor of Plant Breeding and director of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been given the highest distinction awarded by Cornell to...

Azat Gundogan

Azat Gündoğan accepts academic freedom award on behalf of Turkish colleagues

The Einaudi Center's visiting scholar said the award from the Middle East Studies Association "bears witness to the resilience of Turkish academics in the face of the dramatic erosion of human rights...

Language class

Heritage speakers deepen language skills through classes

Through special classes designed for native speakers, Cornell students are gaining deeper knowledge of the languages they grew up speaking.