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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

This virtual conference, sponsored by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and Migrations: A Global Grand Challenge, brings together a diverse group of scholars, activists, and practitioners to discuss the role that plantations and plantation agriculture have played in shaping the nature, structure,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Professor Vázquez Enríquez writes at the intersection of the environmental humanities and the fields of border and migration studies. Her first book project theorizes the concept of border biomes to think…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

This virtual conference, sponsored by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and Migrations: A Global Grand Challenge, brings together a diverse group of scholars, activists, and practitioners to discuss the role that plantations and plantation agriculture have played in shaping the nature, structure,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Traditional interpretations of Spanish imperial consolidation in the 16th-century Atlantic place heavy emphasis on official maritime structures regulated by authorities based in Seville. But despite their central position in Caribbean historiographies, the Indies fleets and slave trade asientos accommodated…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Over the last decade, India has become the fifth-biggest economy in the world, taking an innovative approach to digitalization with the unique combination of large-scale diffusion of bank accounts for the unbanked, a nationwide biometric database for 1.3 billion citizens, and the widespread adoption of mobile…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Our changing climate poses great challenges for humanity around the world: extreme weather events, sea level rise, flooding, drought, wildfires and more. How are countries in areas most affected by climate change responding to these and other challenges? In honor of Earth Day 2021, this special edition of Verdant…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Feature documentary follows Multi Grammy Award winners Arturo O’Farrill and Kabir Sehgal, as they prepare to record a live album at the U.S.-Mexico border wall. The project is inspired by the annual…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Journalist and translator Alice Driver is joining the Latin American Studies Program seminar series to share her work on migration, human rights, and gender equality.

Alice Driver is a writer and investigative journalist who covers immigration and labor rights. She is based in Mexico City, and she is the…

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

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

The research seminar series is an initiative of the Emerging Markets Theme of the Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business, which focuses on engaging students and faculty in discourse over the role of emerging markets in an increasingly connected world.

Every month, we will host a speaker to expand our…

Past Events

Event videos from our webinar series can be found on the Webinars page.


Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

Southeast Asia Program

3:30 pm

Virtual

"Barriers to Innovation in Language Teaching"
Bill VanPatten

We have all heard about revolutions in language teaching - big leaps in thinking that offer insights and new methods for the classroom (e.g., The Direct Method, ALM, Communicative Language Teaching). Yet, such revolutions wither…

Latin American Studies Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Please register at the Zoom link below:

https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dpOtKElOQsCh6KBQPYTcLw

Speaker: Wendy Young, President, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Co-sponsored by Cornell's Migrations…

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

Latin American Studies Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Can bureaucratic effort and motivation be improved by voluntary, rather than mandatory, forms of oversight? Drawing on insights from psychology and public administration, we argue that voluntary forms of oversight increase bureaucrats’ sense of autonomy, and therefore their motivation and effort. Empirically, we…

Latin American Studies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Is it possible to motivate front-line bureaucrats to exert effort in their work without relying on traditional punitive forms of oversight? We examine the motivation and performance of school principals in their administration of a free meal program targeted at school children in an Argentine province. We work…