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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

A community book read with Sumit Mandal, author of Becoming Arab: Creole Histories and Modern Identity in the Malay World and winner of the 2020 Benda Prize. This read is organized by the consortium for Graduate Education and Training in Southeast Asian Studies (GETSEA).

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

In this talk I will present the ongoing research project "Colonialism inside out" a Sri Lankan-Dutch research project, which has been running since 2017. The project aims at historical life writing, by combing macro-data from 18th century parish and census registers with qualitative data from legal…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Nobel prize–winning economist Amartya Sen joins Cornell’s Kaushik Basu for the 2021 Bartels World Affairs Lecture, hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

At the turn of the millennium, many would have said that understanding the need for democracy was the most important change in the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

This conversation with Maryam Wasif Khan is part of ICM's Spring 2021 New Books Series. Who Is a Muslim? argues that modern Urdu literature, from its inception in colonial institutions such as Fort William College, Calcutta, to its dominant iterations in contemporary Pakistan—popular novels, short stories,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

In the 1970s, soaring oil prices provided huge revenues to oil producing Arab countries, which, together with private Arab companies and individuals, invested billions of dollars in the U.S. economy. The influx of Arab petodollars drew mixed reactions from Americans. Some feared that wealthy Arabs were “buying up…

Past Events

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Film Overview:

Deep in the earth beneath the Arctic permafrost, seeds from all over the world are stored in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to provide a backup should disaster strike. Wild Relatives starts from an event that has sparked media interest worldwide: in 2012 an international agricultural research…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

12:00 pm

Virtual

In Kenya there exist a chain of women educators in religious knowledge amongst the Muslim community. Due to their level of Islamic knowledge, their instructional role has for a long time been restricted to the traditional chuo (Quranic schools) to teach the reading and memorization of the Quran to children. This…

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 Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year.

United States…

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 Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

Keynote Speaker: Nanjala Nyabola
Cornell Students: Critical Reflections

Nanjala Nyabola, author of Travelling While Black-Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move, will be in conversation with professors Rachel Beatty Riedl, Kim Yi Dionne, and postdoc Eleanor Paynter.

Nanjala Nyabola is a writer,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Although Hamka (Haji Abdul Malik Karim Amrullah, 1908-1981) embraced modernist ideas of purity, he also embraced the idea that Islam manifested itself differently in different places and times. Indeed, this was natural and necessary. As a Indonesian writer of great popularity and authority, and also as an…