Application for Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the October 2015-March 2017 Fulbright-Hays DDRA fellowship. The deadline for submitting applications is April 8, 2015.

IAD: Moving Targets: Shifting Ethical Standards in the Safari Hunting Industry (Richard Schroeder)

Richard Schroeder is Professor and Chair of Geography at Rutgers University. His training is centered in economic, cultural, and social geography; development studies; and African studies. He is particularly interested in questions of access and control over natural resources. He has a Ph.D. in Geography from University of California-Berkeley and an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

CIES: Muslim Immigration in a Changing Europe: A Panel Discussion Post-Charlie Hebdo

Muslim Immigration in a Changing Europe: A Panel Discussion Post-Charlie Hebdo will take place on Thursday, February 12 at 4:45pm in 401 Physical Sciences.


Chiara Formichi (Asian Studies, Cornell University)

Amara Lakhous (Author, Clash of Civilizations over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio)

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 4:45pm

Lund Critical Debate Series: "American Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Success or Failure?"

Lund Critical Debate
"American Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Success or Failure?"

Bassam S. Haddad, Director, Middle East Studies Program Associate Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University

Ambassador Dennis Ross, William Davidson Distinguished Fellow and Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Moderator: Aziz Rana, Associate Professor of Law, Cornell University

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:30pm

FPDSS: Sarah E. Mendelson, "Why Governments Are Targeting Civil Society and What Social Scientists Can Do About It"

Sarah E. Mendelson is a senior adviser and director of the new Human Rights Initiative (HRI) at CSIS, a unique program in the Washington think tank community. From May 2010 to May 2014, Dr. Mendelson served as deputy assistant administrator, responsible for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). From 2007 to 2010 Dr.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:30pm

PACS: Luigi Einaudi, "The End of Conventional War in Latin America: The Peru-Ecuador War and...

Luigi Einaudi, Acting Secretary General of the Organization of American States, will speak at our weekly brown bag seminar.

Room capacity is 58, and seating will be first-come, first-served. The talk will be videotaped and available for viewing at a later date.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Einaudi Center announces winners of Fall 2014 Seed and Small Grants

The Einaudi Center has awarded four seed grants and eight small grants to faculty representing six different Cornell colleges as part of the fall 2014 seed and small grant competitions. As part of Cornell's internationalization strategy, the seed and small grant programs have been significantly expanded.

Global Cornell: A Shared Vision

Global Cornell

At Cornell, we strive to educate our students for global citizenship - to instill a spirit of enquiry about our diverse global society and prepare them to live and work in an increasingly interdependent world. This document celebrates our successes to date and presents key priorities moving forward. We invite you to familiarize yourself with the international initiatives underway on Cornell’s campuses. And we hope you will join the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs in supporting our shared vision for a truly Global Cornell.

Cornell celebrates 2014 International Education Week

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are excited to announce the 15th annual celebration of International Education Week from November 17th to November 21nd. The Einaudi Center, its associated Programs, and many other campus units and groups supporting international studies and education will once again mark the week through talks, presentations, and activities both on and off campus. 

For more information and to download a special calendar go to

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:00pm

CMS: Associate Professor Ilana Feldman, George Washington University, “Punctuated Humanitarianism: Between the Catastrophic and the Cruddy in Gaza”

This talk explores Gaza's oscillating experiences between crisis and catastrophe (such as this summer's Israeli assault on the territory and its population) and chronic and cruddy conditions of need (produced by the long-term closure policy and slightly shorter-term blockade of the territory). It considers the complex place of humanitarian practice, language, and personnel in responding to these conditions.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 4:30pm