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.

Naoto Kan on TV

Former Japanese PM to talk about leading country through nuclear disaster

Naoto Kan was Prime Minister when the Fukushima disaster struck in 2011. He has become a vocal opponent of nuclear power.  

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.

Kaushik Basu

Basu: Black money makes for bad policy

Kaushik Basu, the C. Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell, offers his views on India's demonetization in an op-ed piece in the New York Times and an interview with the BBC.

Refugee students

Refugee students as catalysts of change

A conference cosponsored by Cornell's South and Southeast Asia Programs explores the experience of refugees in community colleges.

Student Funding Opportunity

Info sessions: Student funding opportunities

The center will host a series of information sessions in spring 2017 featuring opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students seeking support for international research and study.

Carne Ross

Carne Ross on terrorism, diplomacy, and the state

Marc Masson '17 interviewed Carne Ross, founder of Independent Diplomat, an NGO providing diplomatic advisory services to governments and groups not recognized by the UN.

Jessica Weiss

Roundtable: Foreign policy under Trump

What will American foreign policy look like under President-Elect Donald Trump? Three government professors weigh in at the Reppy Institute's weekly lecture.

Thorleikur Johannesson

Video: Roundtable assesses Cornell's geothermal prospects

Icelandic engineer and Cornell researchers discuss university's district heating plan. 

Faculty Grants

Center announces seed and small grant recipients

The Einaudi Center has awarded four seed grants and four small grants to Cornell faculty members to support their international research.

Pumla Gobodo-Madkizela

Trauma expert is Distinguished Africanist Scholar

Psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela served on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She is at Cornell from November 7 to 18. 

Jon Linday

Political scientist discusses cybersecurity and international peace

Jon R. Lindsay of the University of Toronto examined the threats posed by cyberattacks to global stability. 

Jan Low

Video: Symposium honors World Food Prize winners

Cornell alumna Jan Low was among the awardees recognized at a symposium on biofortification of food crops cosponsored by the Einaudi Center.