Faculty panel to discuss U.S. foreign policy as part of Cornell Reunion

On Friday, June 6th, 2014 from 1PM – 2PM in the Kaufman Auditorium of Goldwin Smith Hall, the Einaudi Center will be hosting its annual reunion roundtable discussion on the topic of “America and the World: A Current Events Roundtable.” Panelists will include Fredrik Logevall, Director of the Einaudi Center and Vice Provost for International Affairs, Jonathan Kirshner, Professor in the Department of Government and Director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, and Odette Lienau, Associate Professor of Law at Cornell Law School.

Einaudi Center: Douglas Rutzen, "Defending Civil Society and Peaceful Protest Around the World."

Douglas Rutzen's (President and CEO, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law) talk is an event of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. 


More information at http://einaudi.cornell.edu/node/7434.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

IAD Spring 2014 Symposium: "Financing Innovation and Development in Africa"

The Cornell Institute for African Development (IAD), in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB), is holding a symposium on the theme Financing Innovation and Development in Africa April 25–26, 2014, on the Cornell University campus. The symposium will explore the complex world of development financing, whose direction in recent years has become a major point of discussion.

Symposium sponsored by the Cornell Institute for African Development (IAD) and the African Development Bank (AfDB)

Date: 
Friday, April 25, 2014 to Saturday, April 26, 2014

Language and International Studies Fair showcases Cornell's international dimension

New and returning Cornell students are invited to attend the Language and International Studies Fair to learn more about the numerous international programs and foreign language learning opportunities available at Cornell and abroad. The fair will take place (weather permitting) on the terrace area of Uris Hall between noon and 2pm on Monday, August 25th.

LASP: Private Governance and Community Mobilization in the Peruvian Mining Industry

The rapid expansion of mining in recent decades has been surrounded by numerous conflicts related to distribution of resources, land rights and socio-environmental impacts.  In the context of the weak meditating role of the Peruvian state, corporations have played an important role in dealing with demands and protests through dialogues and negotiations, by offering compensations; and by using coercion as well as legal repression.  This presentation addresses how different forms of private governance affect the scope for communities to mobilize and to influence politics.

Date: 
Monday, September 15, 2014

PACS: Michelle Murray, "The Tragedy of German Naval Ambition Before the First World War"

Michelle Murray, Fellow in U. S. Foreign Policy and International Security, Dartmouth College, will speak on "The Tragedy of German Naval Ambition Before the First World War" at our weekly brown bag seminar.

Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014

PACS: Joseph Parent, "When Power Shifts Promote Peace"

Joseph Parent, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Miami, will speak on "When Power Shifts Promote Peace" at our weekly brown bag seminar.

Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014