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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:30 pm

Uris Hall, 153

With reporting on the “migration crises” and the “migration surge at the border” once again taking center stage in the media, those advocating for migrant rights are frequently faced with the question of how to most effectively represent migrants and migrant issues.

In this conversation with researcher Moira…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

A book launch for the the newly published collection, Art and Architecture of Migration and Discrimination (Routledge, 2023) featuring presentations and reflections by editors and authors.

Art and Architecture of Migration and Discrimination: Turkey, Pakistan, and their European Diasporas, a volume edited…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) is excited to welcome Meg Rithmire, Business Administration, Harvard Business School to speak on, "The Dangerous Politics of State-Business Relations in Contemporary China."

Why have relations between the Chinese Communist Party and Chinese private-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:20 pm

Uris Hall, G08

"Constitutions include systems of checks and balances to distribute power between government branches and guarantee accountability mechanisms for higher public officials. They also create relief valves in times of political conflict. The Ecuadorian Constitution of 2008 includes the classical impeachment…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Free expression is a human right and cornerstone of a democratic society.

The U.S. Constitution enshrines the right to free expression, but not all those who reside within the country’s borders have equal protection. Some migrants to the U.S. are leaving situations where their rights were threatened, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

7:00 pm

Cornell Cinema

Recent assessments of climate change impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa indicate that the continent is already experiencing impacts from rising temperatures, including water shortages, reduced food production, loss of lives and biodiversity loss. There are an increased number of extreme events, from drought, floods and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Hall Theatre

Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces her greatest challenge: persuading Americans that climate change is real.

Traveling from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Are you a first-time attendee of the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting? A PhD student or early career researcher with questions about how AAS works, how to navigate such a large event, and how to build community with people who share your interests?

Join the GETSEA consortium for an informal…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Olin Library, 107

During the twenty-first century, Mexico has engaged in the incongruous behavior of positioning itself a leader in the fight against climate change while simultaneously escalating its extractions, according to Carolyn Fornoff, assistant professor of Latin American Studies. In a hybrid Chats in the Stacks book talk…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

Film screening with Sahraa Karimi (Director), followed by Q&A and conversation moderated by Iftikhar Dadi, John H. Burris Professor of History of Art

The desire for freedom is basic to human nature all over the world. Obtaining a driver's license is becoming a key factor towards attaining personal…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Bohuslav Ečer and the Crime of Aggression

Finnemore and Sikkink’s 1998 ‘norm life cycle’ model has inspired a substantial literature investigating norms’ emergence and staying power. However, because their model hinges on Sunstein’s ‘tipping point’ theory, Adam Lerner, Associate Professor at UMass Lowell,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Hew Wai Weng, (Research fellow at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, National University of Malaysia), who will discuss Decolonial Idioms and Right-wing Propaganda in Malaysia.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the The Kahin Center, 640…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

1:00 pm

Virtual

eCornell Keynote

From the river valleys and grasslands of Nepal to the high mountains of Central Asia, from tigers to leopards to vultures to Asiatic wild dogs (or dholes) — and from canine distemper to wildlife poisonings to the infectious diseases impacting wild sheep and goats as well as their domestic…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Recent assessments of climate change impacts in Sub-Saharan Africa indicate that the continent is already experiencing impacts from rising temperatures, including water shortages, reduced food production, loss of lives and biodiversity loss. There are an increased number of extreme events, from drought, floods and…

Institute for European Studies

4:45 pm

Klarman, K164

Nicholas Wolters is Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Before joining the faculty at Wake Forest, he earned his MA in Spanish and French literature from the University of Delaware and completed his PhD in Spanish at the University of Virginia. Nicholas’…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Talk Description: China Under Mao: A Revolution Derailed

China’s Communist Party seized power in 1949 after a long period of guerrilla insurgency followed by full-scale war, but the Chinese revolution was just beginning. What were the distinctive accomplishments and failures of that revolutionary period, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

Michelle Cho, University of Toronto.

Retro trends in popular media are a common feature of contemporary cultures across the globe. Nowhere is the nostalgia for 20th century vibes more prominent than South Korea. This talk will discuss “new retro”(aka “newtro/뉴트로)” aesthetics in South Korea, focusing on the…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:00 pm

429 Rockefeller Hall, 429

The Latina/o Studies Program Fridays with Faculty luncheon seminar offers an opportunity for Latina/o and non-Latina/o students of all levels and disciplines to meet faculty and administrators from across the university for informal conversation about their current research/work in progress. All are welcome!

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Animating Forces by Andrew Schonebaum.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic text (古文). We are pleased to welcome Andrew Schonebaum, East Asian Studies, Maryland University to lead this month's text-reading.

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Hall, Memorial Room

RSVP HERE: https://cglink.me/2ee/r2262810

Indonesian Night 2024, brought to you by the Indonesian Association at Cornell (IAC), is an annual celebration aimed at showcasing the vibrant cultural heritage of Indonesia to the Cornell community. This event is a unique…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Dilip Menon (Department of International Relations, Director, Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, University of Witwatersrand)

This is a preliminary paper on the remarkable figure of Vakkom Mohd. Maulavi (1873-1932) of Travancore, on the south-western coast of India, through his writings in the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

12:30 pm

Uris Hall, 153

The Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) gives students multiple ways to engage with Southeast Asia. Affiliate with our program to be informed of all SEAP events and activities. Undergraduates who minor in Southeast Asian Studies are advised by SEAP Program Faculty advisors who collaborate with them to construct a course…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Bryan Hikari Hartzheim, Waseda University.

As the architect of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, video game director Hideo Kojima is synonymous with the “stealth game” genre, where tension and excitement is created from players avoiding enemies rather than confronting them. Through the franchise, Kojima also…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:20 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Seminar Series.

For generations, the Afro-Caribbean islanders from the Archipelago of San Andrés and Providencia had regularly migrated to and from Central America and other islands in the Caribbean Sea. By the middle of the twentieth century, waves of…

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 106

The Department of Linguistics proudly presents Gideon Firl, Fulbright Scholar at the US-India Educational Foundation. Gideon will present on "Deaf Perspective: Exploring the Essence of Indian Sign Language".

Gideon set out to explore the questions: Is sign language helpful to Deaf people's…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports U.S. citizens to study, conduct research in any field, or teach English in more than 150 countries. Students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. Recent graduates are welcome to apply through…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 132

Shibley Telhami (University of Maryland) and Marc Lynch (George Washington University) will give a joint talk titled "Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after October 7" as part of Cornell University's Freedom of Expression theme this year.

Description: American college campuses have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Statler Hall, 165

Planning for study abroad? No matter how you identify or where you're studying, early planning is the key to a successful study abroad experience.

Join us for a facilitated discussion with fellow students about navigating your intersectional identities while studying abroad. A panel of returned study…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Disasters like droughts, earthquakes, floods, and storms are becoming more frequent and intense, among others due to climate change. Consequentially, both decision makers and scholars are increasingly concerned about the security implications of disasters. At the same time, the number of armed conflicts globally is…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Nora Taylor, (Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, School of the Art Institute of Chicago), who will discuss contemporary Vietnamese artistic responses to monuments.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the Kahin Center at 12:20pm,…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:00 am

Kahin Center

The full conference packet is available here.

We will also be hosting a screening of films from Laos alongside the Graduate Conference - click here for more details and a full schedule of films.

To attend virtually via Zoom, use the link here.

More details are also available on the conference…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

4:00 pm

Kahin Center

Keynote address of the 26th SEAP Graduate Student Conference.

With its recent hit series Cigarette Girl, Netflix is shoring up its market position in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country. Based on a novel by Ratih Kumala, Cigarette Girl weaves a tale of romantic family and business intrigue…

East Asia Program

5:15 pm

Law School, MTH 186

This talk provides a detailed analysis of the evolution of the role of the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) in the Xi Jinping era, examining functions little explored in scholarship. It explains how and why the SPC supports national strategies, focusing on the development of “foreign-related rule of law,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Copyright Basics: Understanding Copyright in the Context of Language Teaching"
Julie Evershed
Language Resource Center Director, University of Michigan

The purpose of this session is to give you tools and strategies to become comfortable making basic decisions regarding materials…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:30 pm

G-08 Uris Hall

Dr. Primitiva Andrea Mboyerwa is a senior lecturer in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Soil and Geological Sciences at the Sokoine University of Agriculture. PhD in Climate-Smart Agriculture & Biodiversity Management from Haramaya University in Ethiopia as well as a M.Sc. in Soil Science and Land…