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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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Amit Bhatia ’01 Global PhD Research Awards fund international fieldwork to help Cornell students complete their dissertations. Through a generous gift from Amit Bhatia, this funding opportunity annually supports at least six PhD students who have passed the A exam. Recipients hold the title of Amit Bhatia ’01…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) is excited to welcome Meg Rithmire, Business Administration, Harvard Business School to speak on, "The Dangerous Politics of State-Business Relations in Contemporary China."

Why have relations between the Chinese Communist Party and Chinese private-…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Free expression is a human right and cornerstone of a democratic society.

The U.S. Constitution enshrines the right to free expression, but not all those who reside within the country’s borders have equal protection. Some migrants to the U.S. are leaving situations where their rights were threatened, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

Michelle Cho, University of Toronto.

Retro trends in popular media are a common feature of contemporary cultures across the globe. Nowhere is the nostalgia for 20th century vibes more prominent than South Korea. This talk will discuss “new retro”(aka “newtro/뉴트로)” aesthetics in South Korea, focusing on the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Animating Forces by Andrew Schonebaum.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic text (古文). We are pleased to welcome Andrew Schonebaum, East Asian Studies, Maryland University to lead this month's text-reading.

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

12:30 pm

Uris Hall, 153

The Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) gives students multiple ways to engage with Southeast Asia. Affiliate with our program to be informed of all SEAP events and activities. Undergraduates who minor in Southeast Asian Studies are advised by SEAP Program Faculty advisors who collaborate with them to construct a course…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Bryan Hikari Hartzheim, Waseda University.

As the architect of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, video game director Hideo Kojima is synonymous with the “stealth game” genre, where tension and excitement is created from players avoiding enemies rather than confronting them. Through the franchise, Kojima also…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports U.S. citizens to study, conduct research in any field, or teach English in more than 150 countries. Students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. Recent graduates are welcome to apply through…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Statler Hall, 165

Planning for study abroad? No matter how you identify or where you're studying, early planning is the key to a successful study abroad experience.

Join us for a facilitated discussion with fellow students about navigating your intersectional identities while studying abroad. A panel of returned study…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Epitaphs Made Widely Available by Man Xu, History, Tufts University

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 , a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic text (古文), is welcomes Man Xu, History, Tufts University to lead this month's Classical Chinese text-reading.

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Location TBD

This conference brings together scholars undertaking new research on questions of democratic resistance and sources of resilience in response to global evidence of democratic backsliding.

We will work together to analyze domestic and international factors, including institutions, civil society, political…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Steve Lee, author of Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia (Anthem Press, 2023) and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell Law School speaks about his book which examines the causes of lasting and complex tensions in the region and explores possible solutions to build lasting peace here. Introduced by Yun-chien Chang,…

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

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…

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

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Stormy Seas: Taiwan's Democracy under the Shadow of China by Thunghong Lin, Academia Sinica, Stanford University. Introduced by Eli Friedman (ILR School).

In an era where democratic nations globally face the risk of regression, the question arises: How can a small democratic country survive the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 64

Day 1: Book Talk – SARS Stories: Affect and Archive of the 2003 Pandemic

Speaker: Belinda Kong (Asian Studies and English, Bowdoin College)

In SARS Stories, Belinda Kong delves into the cultural archive of the 2003 SARS pandemic, examining Chinese-language creative works and social practices at the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

10:00 am

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Day 2: Pandemic Archives: Media, Geopolitics, and Temporalities of Crisis

About this workshop:

As the world enters its fourth year living with the COVID-19 pandemic, this workshop critically examines the conceptual tools that are available to capture the shifting temporalities of this chronic crisis…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

South Asia Program

7:30 pm

Bailey Hall

Three masters and old friends join together in a new collaboration. Kayhan Kalhor, Wu Man, and Sandeep Das are established soloists in their individual traditions. Their new trio highlights the ancient traditions of Iran, China, and India in a 21stcentury program. Three-time GRAMMY-nominee Kayhan Kalhor is an…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports U.S. citizens to study, conduct research in any field, or teach English in more than 150 countries. Students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. Recent graduates are welcome to apply through…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Learn about Cornell's new Global Grand Challenge: The Future and how you can propose a research or curricular project.

Global Cornell is opening what will be The Future’s only call for proposals. Interdisciplinary teams of faculty and researchers from all Cornell colleges, schools, and departments are…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

1:00 pm

White Hall, 110

Speaker: Edith Aldridge, Linguistics, Academia Sinica

Taiwan is the homeland of the Austronesian language family, speakers of Proto-Austronesian having migrated there from southeastern China roughly 6,000 years ago before proceeding to populate the Philippines, Indonesia/Malaysia, Madagascar, and the Pacific…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research in any field or teaching in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only.

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program supports doctoral students conducting research…