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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:20 pm

Warren Hall, 175

Perspectives in Global Development: Spring 2024 Seminar Series

Abstract

How can we explain the causes and effects of global migration from the perspective of sending states and migrants themselves? Rina Agarwala will present on her book The Migration and Development Regime, which introduces a novel…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

White Hall, 106

The Ottoman Eichmann: Mustafa Reşat (Mimaroğlu) and The Technocracy of Genocide

Notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann took the order he was given to send millions of Jews to death camps and applied it to the letter. Eichmann made sure that every single Jew reached the respective concentration and death camps.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

South Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

"In September 2018, Dr. Gulshan Abbas, sister of Rushan Abbas, was abducted by Chinese authorities shortly after Rushan's speech condemning the Uyghur genocide. The documentary "In Search of My Sister" chronicles Rushan's relentless pursuit of truth and justice, spanning multiple countries…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Joshua Mitchell, (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Cornell University), who will discuss addiction and rehabilitation in Myanmar.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the The Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave. Lunch will be served. For questions,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Institute for African Development

South Asia Program

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Governments engage in transnational repression when they reach across borders to silence dissidents living abroad. Tactics for transnational repression include assassinations, abductions, threats, and direct action against dissidents’ families and friends living within the repressive government’s territory.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

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

Co-sponsored: Department of History, Department of History of Art & Visual Studies

New colonial histories are being researched and written for the 1500s and 1600s to document the presence of people of the African Diaspora and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Cornell University

This inter-disciplinary conference brings together experts on questions of climate change, agrarian transformations and labor to help us reflect on the future of work.

Overview

The future of work is hot. Literally. Unpredictable seasons, droughts, floods, warming temperatures, rising seas, and a host…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

12:00 pm

Kahin Center

Join us for a discussion with Vanessa Chan about her book, “The Storm We Made” - a dazzling saga about the horrors of war; the fraught relationships between the colonized and their oppressors, and the ambiguity of right and wrong when survival is at stake.

Participants should ideally have read the book,…

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

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Kathryn Babayan (History, University of Michigan)

This talk spotlights a rant ascribed to a woman from the Bakhtiari tribal group of Lurs living in the vicinity of Isfahan in southwestern Iran. The letter is undated. It finds its way to Isfahan as a collector’s item recorded in several late…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

A SEADL webinar featuring: Dr. Tamara Loos, Professor of History, Cornell University.

Hosted by Emily Zinger, Southeast Asia Digital Librarian, Cornell University.

How to be an Anti-Communist: Information, Expertise, and Culture in Cold War Thailand

To be anti-communist in Thailand during the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

McGraw Hall, 165

“ The Care and Feeding of Names: The Ritual Labor of Bejuni Priestesses and Cosmological Life in Autochthonous India”

Talk abstract:

Bejuni are female ritual specialists whose rites repair and regenerate ecological, social, and cosmological relationships crucial for life in the densely jungled Niyam…

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Aarti Sethi (Anthropology, University of California Berkeley)

Since 1997, over 250,000 farmers have taken their own lives in central India, an agrarian region where farmers have grown cotton for centuries. Today, farmers are mono-cropping genetically modified hybrid cotton seeds, which have trebled…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

1:00 pm

Kahin Center

Since the Myanmar military seized power in Burma/Myanmar in a coup d’état in February 2021, People's Defense Forces (PDF) and Ethnic Revolutionary Organizations (ERO) have been fighting to remove this military regime and restore civilian government. In this context, ethnic minority leaders in the country…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Violeta Moreno-Lax (Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London and the University of Barcelona)

This paper takes issue with the exclusionary understanding of solidarity underpinning the European Union (EU)’s response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis. Through a detailed examination of the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, Conference Room, 153

Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Seminar Series

The mid-1960s ushered in an era of the belief in technological fixes for many social ills. Chief among these was a push to end global hunger using designer seeds that could yield more and thus feed more people. These seeds, developed in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Speaker: Thunghong Lin, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica. Introduced by Eli Friedman (ILR).

In an era where democratic nations globally face the risk of regression, the question arises: How can a small democratic country survive the political and economic pressures imposed by authoritarian great…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

In The Culture Trap, Derron Wallace argues that the overreliance on culture to explain Black students' achievement and behavior in schools is a trap that undermines the historical factors and institutional processes that shape how Black students experience schooling. This trap is consequential for a host of…

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

209 Kennedy Hall

Join us for a panel discussion on the current state of refugee resettlement in Upstate New York, with representatives from resettlement centers in Syracuse, NY - including, Refugee and Immigrant Self-Empowerment (RISE) and Interfaith Works, as well as in Utica, NY - The Center. These three organizations have been…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

Virtual

In this discussion, Marielena Hincapié, Distinguished Immigration Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Cornell Law School, interviews Jonathan Blitzer, staff writer at The New Yorker and immigration expert, on his recently published book Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here: The United States, Central America, and the Making of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Thongchai Winichakul, (Emeritus Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison), who will discuss Thai intellectual history.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the The Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave. Lunch will be served. For questions, contact…

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:00 pm

Mann Library, 112, CALS Zone

Join the inaugural cohort of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies's undergraduate global scholars for a showcase of their capstone presentations exploring global free speech as part of Cornell's freedom of expression theme year.

Undergraduate global scholars advocate for freedom of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

5:00 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Institute for European Studies Luigi Einaudi Distinguished Lecture

Until 2005, the number of democracies in the world kept increasing, but after that date, the number has declined. Even robust democracies are now showing signs of weakness and some have turned into hybrid regimes suspended between democracy…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

5:30 pm

Mann Library, 102

Join the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies's Global Public Voices fellows for a roundtable discussion exploring global free speech as part of Cornell's freedom of expression theme year.

This year's fellows are seasoned media voices, ready to advocate on global free speech…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

12:00 pm

Mann Library, 160

On May 3-4, 2024, the Institute for African Development, in collaboration with the Polson Institute for Global Development and the Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University, will host a symposium on Imagining Just Environmental and Climate Futures in Africa.

Organized by the Institute for…

South Asia Program

1:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Aman Luthra (Geography, George Washington University)

Similar to many countries around the world, recycling in Indian cities is sustained by a large population of informal workers who collect, transport, and trade in recyclable materials to eke out a meager living. One group of workers in this sector…

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Before the Go-Go’s or the Riot Grrrl movement, there was Fanny, the first all-women rock band to be signed by a major label, record five albums, and tour internationally. Championed by David Bowie, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Elliot and others, Fanny defied the “isms” through undeniable talent. In 1987 June Millington, with…

Institute for European Studies

10:00 am

Uris Hall, G08

IES Graduate Fellows Research Symposium – April 20, 2024

Light breakfast: 10am.

Panel 1: Collective Action and Politics (10:15am-11:30am)

Counter-Propaganda, Social Ties, and Autocratic Resistance: Evidence from Radio Free Europe (Frances Cayton, Government)

Image ethics in worship in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

9:30 am

Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave

The panels will delve into women’s roles in effecting change across Asia through everyday practices of food production, handling, preparation, and consumption. This interdisciplinary and transregional approach will open new windows on the ways in which women—which we see as a heterogenous category, intersecting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

10:30 am

Warren Hall, B73

The future of work is hot. Literally. Unpredictable seasons, droughts, floods, warming temperatures, rising seas, and a host of other climatic factors are changing what work is, what it means, and what it does to the body. These effects are unevenly felt across geographies, forms of difference, and inequalities.…