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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

4:30 pm

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies , G-08 Uris Hall

Get involved with the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Language Resource Center to enhance your language skills!

Through resources on campus, students of all levels can improve global language skills, apply for funding to practice language abroad, and more.

Opportunities include…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

7:30 am

Virtual

Come hear Christopher Marquis discuss his new book Mao and Markets (Yale University Press, 2023) that charts how Mao’s ideological principles, mass campaigns, and socialist institutions have enduringly influenced Chinese entrepreneurs, listed companies and provincial and city politicians.

As China opened up…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

A distinctive Chinese Islamic intellectual tradition emerged during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). This talk by Kristian Petersen (Old Dominian University) traces the contours of this Sino-Islamic intellectual tradition and key Han Kitab authors.

Chinese Muslims established an…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

South Asia Program

10:45 am

Virtual

The Institute for Comparative Modernities' second Global South Translation Symposium, featuring presentations by the 2022-2023 cohort of translators (see below). Moderated by ICM member Natalie Melas, with remarks by Jan Steyn (Translation Studies, University of Iowa) and others.

With presentations…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH 64 Kaufman Auditorium

Ling Ma (History, SUNY, Geneseo) kicks off this semester's Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) lecture series with a talk on "Men, Masculinity, and Childbirth in Early Twentieth-Century China."

What roles did ordinary men historically play in events such as childbirth and abortion?…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-02

What do you do when the site where you planned to do your research has a major disruption making your research infeasible? What do you do when a loved one gets sick and you need to find more time for caregiving in the last semester of your program? What do you do when you get a job—a year earlier than you…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room

"Private Academies and the Public Good: A Cold War History of Religion and Education in Japan and the US" lecture with Jolyon Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m. in A.D. White House.

Thomas researches religion in Japan and the United States at the University…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

The Global University, Addressing New Subjects of Knowledge is Panel 1 of a 4 panel series which is part of Working in the Traces of Area Studies hosted by faculty emerita Brett DeBary (Asian Studies, Cornell) and Naoki Sakai (Asian Studies, Cornell).

We propose that the disciplines called “Area Studies,”…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Casey Stevens (Ph.d. student, Asian Studies, Cornell) will launch the Classical Chinese Colloquium Spring '23 with Content and Form: Dunhuang Anthologies of Tang Poetry.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text.…

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

Over 500 Cornellians have crossed the globe with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program since the 1940s. You could be the next!

The program, administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, supports college graduates conducting research or teaching English in more than 150 countries. The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Infrastructure is at the heart of China’s growing, controversial presence in global development. In addition to economic considerations, observers see infrastructure projects as important cogs in China’s pursuit of international influence. However, debates on Chinese global infrastructure are remarkably devoid of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64 Kaufman Auditorium

Her Voice: Recounting Japanese Military Sexual Slavery in Chinese Literature and Film

Xian Wang (East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Notre Dame)

During World War II, hundreds of thousands of young women across Asia were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military as so-called “…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Conducting international fieldwork provides significant value for dissertation research in various disciplines. Panelists will share information, guidance, and lessons learned related to planning, preparing, and conducting fieldwork overseas. Topics include factors shaping field site location(s) and/or partner(s),…

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

Over 500 Cornellians have crossed the globe with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program since the 1940s. You could be the next!

The program, administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, supports college graduates conducting research or teaching English in more than 150 countries. The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Current calls to decolonize global research renew the institutional and personal scrutiny of our “best practices” in conducting field research. Beyond formal adherence to the Belmont principles of “respect, beneficence, and justice,” researchers must reexamine some of the hidden (and not so hidden) costs borne by…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Michael Nylan (History, UC Berkeley) gives this year's Annual Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture on "Majority Rule and Consortial Policymaking: The Evidence from Early China."

Inspired by Hu Shih’s many contributions to the study of Chinese history — among them, his careful outline of “the logical…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Michael Nylan (Jane K. Sather History Chair, University of California-Berkeley) is a truly interdisciplinary scholar. Her single goal is to know as well as possible the extant texts and artifacts that her historical subjects knew during the early empires in China.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (…

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Japan is seen as an ethno-national country in which “Japanese” is synonymous with Japanese nationality, race, ethnicity, language, and customs. How solid is the boundary between the Japanese mainstream and those with immigrant backgrounds? In evaluating the Japanese native side of the international boundary, we…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text. The group typically meets monthly during the semester to explore a variety of classical Chinese texts and styles. Other premodern texts linked to classical Chinese in Japanese, Korean…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The process of developing a PhD, its contribution, and your argument is an ongoing journey: from an initial hunch and hook, the development of a proposal, to the research and writing process itself. In this workshop, we will share first where we are in the PhD writing process and explore the ways in which writing…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64 Kaufman Auditorium

Matthew Sommer (History, Stanford University)

This talk presents three case studies from the Qing dynasty of people assigned male at birth who lived as women, while carefully concealing their assigned sex from others. One presented themself as a widow and had a successful career as a midwife for thirty…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text. The group typically meets monthly during the semester to explore a variety of classical Chinese texts and styles. Other premodern texts linked to classical Chinese in Japanese, Korean…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:30 pm

Virtual

For over 70 years, Chinese script has been a driving force in shaping the digital age and pushing it beyond familiar alphabetical ecologies. Western-designed screens, printers, keyboards, character encoding schemes, and more have all been forced to adapt to accommodate the intricacies of the world's one major…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64 Kaufman Auditorium

The final CCCI talk of the semester titled, "The Fabric of Care: Women’s Work and the Politics of Livelihood in Socialist China" will be given by Yige Dong (Sociology, University at Buffalo). She is an assistant professor in both the Department of Sociology and the Department of Global Gender and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

This session will provide an overview of global travel expectations and responsibilities, including key health and security risks abroad and personal security principles, as well as tips and strategies to prepare for international travel, including predeparture logistics and use of resources for assessing current…

Past Events

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

Learn more about Fulbright opportunities for graduate students that fund your international research or teaching from a Fulbright advisor at Cornell.

Fulbright at Cornell is administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. The Einaudi Center's Fulbright advisor works with you to…

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

2:30 pm

Willard Straight Hall, Memorial Room

Open up a whole new world by studying abroad!

Cornellians who have studied abroad are sharing their experiences at the Office of Global Learning's study abroad fair. You'll learn about where in the world you can study, what programs work for you and your major, and how study abroad can enhance…

East Asia Program

2:45 pm

Olin Hall, 155

Abstract: Without action from China, the world will not be able to contain the climate emergency. China produced nearly 30% of global carbon emissions in 2020, making Xi Jinping’s declaration that year that his country would be carbon neutral by 2060 one of epic significance. Will China be able to meet or exceed…

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

4:30 pm

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, 163 Uris Hall

Stop by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies' Minors Open House to learn about adding an international minor to your degree.

The Einaudi Center offers minors in migration studies, international relations, European studies, and Latin American and Caribbean studies. The Department of Asian…

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374

Scholars of eighth-century Japanese literary works such as Kojiki, Nihon shoki, and Man’yōshū are conventionally assigned the subfield of “ancient literature.” This subfield emerged in the late nineteenth century, when two paradigms vied to define the character of Japanese antiquity and, by extension, the nature of…