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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

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Borderlands, migrations, and movement are prevalent themes in post-secondary education. They connect students to seemingly disparate experiences in an increasingly inter-connected world. How do we engage with these topics to teach effectively about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice? In this workshop…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Joshua Savala relates that the War of the Pacific (1879–1883) looms large in the history of Peru and Chile, and has been the structuring element in historical scholarship. In this talk, based on my recent book Beyond Patriotic Phobias, I explore points of collaboration and parallel histories shared between…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Language and Peace: Joining Peace Pedagogies and Peace Linguistics in Language Education"
Larisa Kasumagic- Kafedzic
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Fellow, Cornell University
Associate Professor, University of Sarajevo

Efforts toward peacebuilding in language education around 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-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…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

The Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM) hosts Departmen of History faculty member and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Ernesto Bassi for a lecture on his current research.

Abstract

During the late eighteenth century, Santa Marta (located in South America’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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Karl Offen's presentation explores a multigenerational family letter collection to illustrate the relationship between family biography and Atlantic geographies from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. Among the 300 documents in the letter collection that he and a colleague tracked down from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Gary Wilder is a Professor in the Ph.D. Program of Anthropology, with cross-appointments in History and French, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he is also Director of the Committee on Globalization and Social Change.

Professor Wilder is the author of Concrete Utopianism: The…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Autocracy has been on the rise in global political affairs over the past decade, becoming a focal point of academic and public debate. Less attention has been focused, however, on the rise of social protest movements that contest authoritarian regimes in a large number of countries. This panel seeks to draw…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Mann Library, 102

Dr. Franco Leal Yepes '18, is an assistant professor of agricultural animal production and senior clinician in the Ag Animal section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University. His primary focus is preventive veterinary medicine and ambulatory medicine. In 2008, he received his DVM at…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Alicia is helpless. War memories invade her mind like threatening thunder. Uprooted by the armed conflict, she tries to reshape her life in La Sirga, a dilapidated hostel on the shores of a great lake in the highlands of the Andes. There, on a swampy and murky beach, she will try to settle down until her fears and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The story of TodoSomos, two years on the Venezuelan Colombian border, rigorously documenting the humanitarian crisis through the collection of first-person narrative and how we created an archive of the story that is undeniable and inconvenient to those responsible for the crisis.

TodoSomos on the Colombian…

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:00 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Drug trafficking and drug-related violence have increased dramatically in Latin America's Southern Cone during the last decade. Illicit activities have increased and diversified in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay in a way that threatens political and social inclusion. The talk will discuss the evolution of drug-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Risking their lives along a network of dangerous Colombian highways to confronting the wounds of leaving home through poetry, Nos Vemos Pronto documents first-hand the treacherous and diverse experiences of Venezuelan refugees in Colombia. Filmed in various regions throughout Colombia, from the Venezuelan border 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

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 175

LACS Weekly Seminar

The environmental crisis accentuates inequality. In Latin America and the Caribbean, the most vulnerable populations often reside in informal, precarious, or popular settlements, which are more exposed to climate events and generally have less access to infrastructure and ecosystem…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:00 am

Stimson Hall, G25

"Guiding SLA Principles and Assessment"
Florencia Henshaw
Director of Advanced Spanish, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The goal of this interactive session is to help language educators understand how they can develop materials and implement classroom strategies that are…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, 153

LACS Weekly Seminar

This talk explores the practical negotiations, discursive contests, and social aspirations surrounding print over a century of political transformation, from the late colonial era to the Mexican Revolution. Centering on the diverse communities that worked behind the scenes at urban…

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The quietest desert on the Mexican side of the border is about to be crossed by the biggest all-terrain car race in the world. In OFF THE ROAD, three die-hard fans seek to escape the monotony to find a place for themselves in this rip-roaring event.

About the Director

José Permar is an Ariel Award-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

LACS Weekly Seminar

Readings from: Azares del cuerpo (2017) and Solo un poco aquí (2023) And a conversation with author María Ospina. Colombian writer and critic María Ospina will share excerpts from her two works of fiction, Azares del cuerpo (2017) and Solo un poco aquí (2023), followed by a Q & A.…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:25 pm

Mann Library, 106

In his new book “Contemporary State Building: Elite Taxation and Public Safety in Latin America” Professor Flores-Macías discusses elite taxation that focuses on public-safety crises as a window of opportunity and highlights the importance of business–government.

Contrary to prominent explanations in 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

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

Leonidas Iza, President of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE), will discuss the goals, consequences, shortcomings, and gains of the indigenous peoples' uprisings of 2019 and 2022 in Ecuador.

Since the '80s, CONAIE has been deemed one of the most influential social…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Emerson Hall, 135

Abstract

The industrialized practices of rice production in the Dominican Republic create extensive environmental and social costs through fertilizer and pesticide run-off, soil erosion, economic vulnerability, and low labor standards. Dr. Payton and Dr. Cox will discuss the challenges and promises of a…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Emerson Hall, 135

This Seminar is a collaboration of the Perspectives in Global Development Seminar Series and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Seminar Series.

Dr. Frederick Payton leads programs that enhance biodiversity conservation and improve the economic performance and social responsibility of…

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…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

B20 Lincoln Hall

Tarcísio Ramos is a Brazilian musician, poet, writer. This event will be lecture and performance.

This event is free. Everybody is welcome. Come and join us!

This event is sponsored by LACS (Latin American and Caribbean Studies), Department of Music and Romance Studies.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

6:00 pm

Africana Center, Multi-purpose room

Black History Month is a time to assess, ask questions, and come together. Join us for this town hall and community event hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies to kick off Black History Month on campus and discuss the encounter between African Americans and Black people outside the United…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

With a focus on gang violence in El Salvador, Dr. Córdova’s book examines how organized criminal groups’ operations in the territories they control, and the incursion of the police and military, threaten women’s safety. The main argument establishes that gangs’ territorial control increases women’s daily risk of…