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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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

This talk examines how the financial realities of outmigration from Central America to the United States reinforce return attempts after deportation. Because of the nature of mortgage payments, liens, and debt terms, deported out-migrants often find themselves with little recourse except to try to emigrate North…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Sittithep Eaksittipong, Lecturer, Department of History, Chiang Mai University

In this talk, I propose the exploration of the social and political lives of G. William Skinner and his classic, Chinese Society in Thailand, in American, Thai and Chinese…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Cornell Undergraduate Student LASP Summer Digtital Interns Courtney Harris and Luz Dybner will speak about their experience working with Ecudorian partners over the summer. These internships were funded in part by a UISFL grant to LASP from the U.S. Department of Education. This is event is being put on by…

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

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Virtual

Since September, approximately thirty graduate students working inside and outside the university around the world met every other week to read and think critically and politically about translation and movement in language in and in opposition to Southeast Asian Studies. How do the colonial, imperial and Cold War…