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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Sahar Aziz, Distinguished Professor of Law, Middle East Legal Studies Scholar and Chancellor’s Social justice Scholar at Rutgers University Law School shares her views on Islamophobia, antisemitism and Palestine.

Aziz is also the founding director of the Center for Security, Race and Rights. Her book “The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 401

A series of lectures this spring will feature four visiting academics sharing their research related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

The series, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts & Sciences, kicks off Feb. 12 with “Antisemitism, the Israel-Hamas War, and Distorting the Law…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

7:30 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

Krzysztof Wodiczko: The Art of Un-War, a film directed and produced by Maria Niro, explores the life and work of renowned artist Krzysztof Wodiczko. It delves into Wodiczko's powerful artistic interventions created as responses to the inequities and horrors of war and injustice. The artist’s interventions…

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…

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…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Portuguese 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…

South Asia Program

12:00 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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Kavita Panjabi (Former Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata)

Turtuk is now an Indian village on the India-Pakistan border in the Karakoram mountains, in the contested zone of Baltistan. People in Turtuk who went to sleep in their homes in Pakistan on the 13th of December…

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, 182

Ji Li, of US-China Business and Law at UC Irvine, will discuss his book titled Negotiating Legality: Chinese Companies in the U.S. Legal System (soon to be published in May 2024 by Cambridge University Press). Introduced by Yun-chien Chang, the Jack G. Clarke Professor in East Asian Law.

Book description:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Department of History at Harvard University shares his views on antisemitism.

The talk is scheduled for 5 p.m. in Room G10 of the Biotechnology Building. eCornell link coming soon.

Penslar’s research has engaged with a variety of approaches…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Till Mostowlansky (Research Professor in Anthropology, Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland)

The establishment of Soviet rule in the southern parts of Central Asia bordering the British Empire has largely been researched through the lens of geopolitical competition. Virtually nothing is known about…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

Talk time TBA.

Sarah Wolff is Professor in International Studies and Global Politics at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Prior to that, she held a Professor position in European Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London where she also directed the Centre for European…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Su-yeon Seo, (Cornell grad student, Asian Studies) will lead final Classical Chinese text-reading for this semester titled Naming and Knowledge in the East Asian Sea.

The group meets monthly during the semester to explore a variety of classical Chinese texts and styles. Other premodern texts linked to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Kahin Center

Lecture by Aruni Kashyap (English and Creative Writing, University of Georgia)

Aruni Kashyap’s career as a writer, editor, translator, and academic has articulated the tension between the state and the individual, the public and the private, the fragility of democracy, and how storytelling is a politically…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:45 pm

Mc Graw Hall, MCG165

As the wife of Jamaica's former Prime Minister, Beverley Manley Duncan conversed with global players such as Fidel Castro, Winnie Mandela, and Pierre Trudeau. In this no-stone-unturned documentary, Beverley forces herself to confront her complicated past. What was it like to be a Black woman seated at the…

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Youngju Ryu, Modern Korean Literature, University of Michigan

“President by Night” is the infamous nickname Park Chung Hee once gave to Pang Il-yŏng, the head of Chosun ilbo, South Korea’s largest daily newspaper. The nickname reveals the symbiotic nature of the relationship between the press and political…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

Film screening and Q&A with Shaunak Sen (Director)

In one of the world’s most populated cities, two brothers — Nadeem and Saud — devote their lives to the quixotic effort of protecting the black kite, a majestic bird of prey essential to the ecosystem of New Delhi that has been falling from the sky at…

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.

In this talk, Gabriel Vommaro will present his new Elements, "Conservatives Against the Tide. The Rise of the Argentine PRO in Comparative Perspective" (Cambridge University Press, 2023). The volume addresses the success of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Diana Kim, (Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service), who will discuss Japanese colonial legacies in Southeast Asia.

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"iSpraak: A Platform for Second Language Pronunciation Instruction, Assessment, and Research"
Dan Nickolai
Associate Professor of French and Director of the Language Resource Center, Saint Louis University

This presentation will showcase the latest feature developments to the iSpraak…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Cindy Lin, (Assistant Professor, College of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University), who will discuss environmental governance in Indonesia.

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

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

4:30 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Conventional wisdom holds that cyberspace is borderless. That assertion is wrong. Borders exist everywhere in cyberspace, generated by firewalls, network interconnections, or other control points. However, those borders do not line up with the physical boundaries of nation-states and information often flows across…

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…

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

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 Unviersity), 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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

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

New colonial histories are being researched and written for the 1500s and 1600s to document the presence of people of the African Diaspora and explore their varied experiences in Iberia, the Peruvian highlands, and crossing the early Spanish…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

McGraw Hall, 165

Karlie Fox Knudtsen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Cornell University.

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

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

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…

Past Events

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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:20 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Sirithorn Siriwan, (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University), who will discuss Feminized Divinity and Animist Sovereignty in Northern Thai Ricelihood.

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