David Holmberg portrait

David Holmberg takes over as Fulbright advisor

The anthropologist and Nepal specialist replaces emeritus professor Gil Levine, who assisted students for 20 years.  

Student on Great Wall of China

Students conduct research in Asia with travel grants

Six grants from the Department of Asian Studies support projects on topics from fencing to trauma.

IDP conferees at table

Conference explores best practices in intergroup dialogue

The annual meeting of the Einaudi Center-supported group drew about 130 participants from 37 institutions to campus. 

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. 

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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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. 

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. 

Energy roadsign graphic

"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. 

Stacey Langwick planting bulbs

Anthropologist explores toxicity and healing in East Africa

Stacey Langwick, coordinator of the Einaudi Center's Qualities of Life Working Group, discusses gardens, therapeutic foods, and nutritional medicines in Tanzania. 

Veronika Mendoza

Video: Veronika Mendoza on left-wing politics and women's leadership in Peru

The 2016 Peruvian presidential candidate joined a panel at the Latin American Studies Program's annual Development Forum on April 13. 

French election panel

Panel discusses role of far-right populism, fractured left in French elections

Professors assess the state of French society and politics in a discussion organized by the Cornell Institute for European Studies. 

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.