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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Mexico-U.S. migration flow is the largest sustained movement of people between any two nations. Existing work focuses on income differentials between the two countries as the main reason underlying migration. Our work shows climate change, bilateral trade, and border enforcement policies to be critical – and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Our CMS seminar today will be led by the curator of the Middle Eastern Collection in Olin Library, who will be hosting us to see precious objects in the library's collection about Islam. We have many world-class books, some of them centuries old, which show the history and evolution of Islam over a long…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:30 am

Virtual

Gaurav Kampani, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Tulsa, will join will join the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies for a discussion of “The West's Imagined versus India’s Conventional Nuclear Reality.”

Please note that the author will not give a formal…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:40 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Anissa Rahadiningtyas, PhD candidate, History of Art and Visual Studies Department, Cornell University

On a scattered typed up notes for an article or a talk in English, Ahmad Sadali (1924-1987) expressed his observation on the conditions that hindered the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

3:00 pm

Virtual

Issues in African Development Special Topic Seminar Series (CRP 4770/6770) - Fall 2020 Theme: Environment, Sustainability and Health Challenges in Africa: Managing Human-Nature Interactions. Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

An online panel discussion considering relations between modern mapping, as a configuration of spatial difference, and modern figurations of race and ethnicity in Japanese Studies.

Hosted by Brett de Bary, Professor Emerita, Asian Studies and Comparative Literature

Participants:

Discussant –…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

5:00 pm

Virtual

Join us for a student information session on the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program. Open to first- and second-year Cornellians, the program provides generous support for students to carry out internationally-focused research of their choice, develop leadership skills to put into action, and join…

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Join us virtually this fall to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun listening to and speaking in a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

9:00 am

Virtual

This webinar will focus on the geo-politics of the democratic process in selected members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Scholars, members of political organization, practitioners and civil society representatives will share their insights and provide forward-looking perspectives toward…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Julie Livingston will talk about her recent book Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa (Duke University Press, 2019).

We encourage you to join a book discussion group on November 30th before this author talk. Register for those groups here.

Self-Devouring Growth is a…

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Professor Maximo Langer will analyze Penal Abolitionism and Criminal Law minimalism, and what these two different frameworks entail for studying criminal justice systems. Then, he will address how these frameworks relate to criminal justice systems in Latin America: what can American penal abolitionists and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

Please join us in reading and discussing

Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa

By Julie Livingston (Duke University Press, 2019)

This is a book for our moment. A parable for our times set within Botswana’s economic miracle. A story that is meant to provoke us…

Latin American Studies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Virtual

There's a crisis at the border. How did we get here? From conflicts in the Northern Triangle to US detention and asylum procedures, Professor Cordova will explore the geopolitical history and US foreign policy that continues to drive migrants north. With a focused look at El Salvador, Professor Cordova will…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Abby Córdova will present a chapter of her book project entitled, “Violence against Women and Political Participation in Contexts of Criminal Violence.” In this chapter, she explores one of the three central questions of her book: How does criminal organizations’ territorial control exacerbate female residents’…

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Silky Bodies: Nation-Making and Historical and Contemporary Practices of Caring for Silkworms in Thailand

Alexandra Dalferro is a PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology. Her research focuses on the politics, practices, and history of silk production in Thailand, particularly among Khmer communities in…