Institute for African Development Launches Project on Building Research Capacity for Development

The Institute for African Development is pleased to announce the launch of the project Building Spatial Data Collection and Research Capacity for Sustainable Development.  This project is made possible by the Andy Paul Africa Initiative Fund. The purpose of the project is to pilot a Geographical Information (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) training session in Moshi, Tanzania, and in Lusaka, Zambia with the goal of producing the training workshops in other sub-Saharan African countries.

Judge Song, President of the International Criminal Court, will speak at Cornell

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 4:30 pm in Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, the President of the International Criminal Court, will present a lecture entitled “Preventive Potential of the International Criminal Court” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series. The event is organized in collaboration with Cornell’s Law School.

David Lee named first Provost's Fellow for Internationalization

David R. Lee, professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named the first Provost’s Fellow for Internationalization.

Bartels Fellow Hans Rosling finds hope in numbers

Bartels World Affairs Fellow Hans Rosling delivered a lecture on campus Sept. 9 that found hope for the future of the planet in statistics.

Stephen Van Evera to speak on American grand strategy and current crises

 On Monday, September 29, at 4:30PM in Lewis Auditorium, Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor, Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present a lecture entitled “American Grand Strategy and Current Crises: Ukraine and the Middle East” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.

Stephen Van Evera teaches international relations at MIT, where he is Ford international professor of political science. He received his Ph.D. in political science from U.C. Berkeley. His publications include books on the causes of war and on social science methods, and articles on American grand strategy, American defense policy, nationalism and the causes of war, the origins of national identity, the origins of World War I, American intervention in the developing world, Europe's future international relations, the Israel-Arab conflict, and U.S. strategy in the War on Terror. 

EXPO: Funding and Resources for Graduate International Research

Students can discover funding support for their international research, meet international programs for contacts and other resources, talk to students who have received grants and fellowships, explore international careers, and enjoy refreshments with an international flavor. The event is organized by the Einaudi Center in collaboration with international programs, Cornell Career Services, and the Graduate School.

 

Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Language & International Studies Fair

New and returning students are invited to find out about Cornell’s numerous language and international programs and to discover the many options on campus and abroad. You can meet language teachers and representatives from the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell Abroad, the Language Resource Center, the Language Houses, international programs, and various area studies programs across the globe. They will answer your questions about language courses, international experiences, funding opportunities, minor and major programs, and study abroad. 

Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series: Stephen Van Evera, "American Grand Strategy and Current Crises: Ukraine and the Middle East"

Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor, Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will present a lecture entitled “American Grand Strategy and Current Crises: Ukraine and the Middle East” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.

Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

2014 Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture: Hans Rosling, "Upgrade To A Fact-Based World View"

Hans Rosling, a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician, and public speaker, was named the 2014 Bartels World Affairs Fellow. He is Professor of International Health at the Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation, which developed the Trendalyzer software system. He will give the Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels 2014 World Affairs Fellowship Lecture. A reception will follow in the foyer. Admission is free and open to the public.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm