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Past Events

Event videos from our webinar series can be found on the Webinars page.


Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Virtual

Excitement – and anxiety – about the 2020 election ratchets higher with the release of each new poll and prediction. But polls don’t tell the whole story and many forecasts in 2016 were proved wrong: what can we expect this year?

In “Between the Polls: How Voters Decide,” experts will examine how we learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Emily T. Yeh is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder

Abstract: Although infrastructure is conventionally thought of in reference to human-designed systems such as railroads, pipelines, tunnels, and ports, landscapes, and nature itself are also increasingly being understood as…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Virtual

This panel is organized to bring together museum directors, curators, architects, and scholars to comment on the recent discussions on repatriation and restitution as a form of reparation to colonized and looted lands.

While museums in Europe and North America have occasionally returned objects to their…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:40 pm

Virtual

In recent years Brazilians have demonstrated a sudden and newfound tendency to change their racial identifications and adopt nonwhite (and especially black) identities. I argue this sudden change can be attributed to state-led educational expansion for lower classes, which has increased their personal exposure to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Immigration and border security are signature policy areas for the Trump administration and central to the upcoming U.S. election. From immigration enforcement, to the public charge rule, to F-1 duration of status—find out where the candidates stand and what may be at stake for you.

Professor Stephen Yale-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:15 am

Virtual

Between 1724 and 1730, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories, called Jantar Mantars, in northern India. The four remaining observatories are an extraordinary fusion of architecture and science, combining elements of astronomy, astrology, and geometry into forms of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

10:00 am

Virtual

Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium with Meir Shahar, Tel Aviv University

Description of Texts for the Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium

Written materials from late-imperial rural China are relatively rare. I have chosen two specimens for the Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium. The first is…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for a virtual talk by Dr. Peera Panarut, a specialist in the epigraphic and manuscript culture of Thailand, including the Buddhist manuscript tradition.

To receive the Zoom link, please register for this event through CampusGroups: http://cglink.me/r834518…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

The Annual Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture with Meir Shahar, History, Tel Aviv University

Chinese Animal Gods

Abstract: Our ancestors depended upon beasts of burden for a living. In the Chinese case this dependence was reflected in the religious sphere. Chinese religion featured deities responsible…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

3:00 pm

Virtual

Ladislaus M. Semali is a Professor Emeritus of Education of Pennsylvania State University, in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems. Academically, he specializes in adult literacy education, comparative and international education and non-Western place-based educational epistemologies. He has published…