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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Upstate New York has welcomed a significant number of Afghan families in recent years. This virtual workshop provides approaches and tools for elementary school educators to introduce Afghanistan into their curriculum and provide a nuanced view of the people and culture.

Participating educators will receive…

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

11:00 am

Uris Hall, Terrace

International Fair showcases Cornell's global opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Explore the fair and find out about international majors and minors, language study, study abroad, funding opportunities, global internships, Cornell Global Hubs, and more.

The International Fair is…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Swati Chattopadhyay (History of Art & Architecture, University of California-Santa Barbara )

The diffusion of printed books in India in the late eighteenth century, beyond the confines of royal courts, European factories, and missions, changed the spaces of reading, publishing, and literary…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Townsend Middleton (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

What happens after colonial industries have run their course? When the factory closes and the fields go fallow, how do laboring communities continue to live and fight amid all that remains? In this talk, anthropologist (and Cornell SAP…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by P. Sainath (Founding Editor, People’s Archive of Rural India)

The 2022 celebrations around the 75th year of India’s Independence seemed devoid of any recall of who and what it was the Indian people fought against to win Freedom and Independence. Official websites dedicated to the subject tell young…

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Mann Library, 160

An array of social welfare programs have emerged in independent India, but how and for whom have these programs been constructed, what have their impact been, and what are the key challenges for the future?

Join us for a Chats in the Stacks book talk with Prabhu L. Pingali, professor of applied economics in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

State-Building Under Indian Occupation
In this talk, Dr. Hafsa Kanjwal discusses her book Colonizing Kashmir: State-Building Under Indian Occupation. The book interrogates how Kashmir was made “integral” to India through a study of the decade long rule (1953-1963) of Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad, the second Prime…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Elora Shehabuddin (University of California, Berkeley )

Founded in 1984 with the goal of preparing for the third UN Women’s Conference in Nairobi the following year, DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era) was the first “South-South” feminist network to challenge the racial and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Farzana Afridi (History, Lafayette College)

In contrast to the Western experience, while the gender gap in educational attainment and fertility rates has declined in India, we don’t observe women participating concomitantly in the labor market. Can technological changes in the market and home…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island, TBD

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The Cornell EMI Mark Mobius Pitch Competition invites student entrepreneurs and recent graduates…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Tariq Thachil (Political Science, University of Pennsylvania)

Urban citizens in low-income democracies rarely hold elected officials accountable for toxic air. To understand why, we fielded a large citizen survey in Delhi, India, a highly polluted megacity where voters rarely prioritize air pollution…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Priyamvada Gopal (Postcolonial Studies, University of Cambridge )

Partially in light of its recent currency for Hindu majoritarianism and the rhetoric of Hindutva, this talk will raise questions about the project of ‘decolonization’ in India through the work of Bhimrao Ambedkar. His famous polemic,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Ayesha Matthan (History of Art, Cornell University)

This talk looks at a portrayal of the working classes in Bombay/Mumbai/Bambai between the 1970s and 1990s by pictorialist photographers such as Foy Nissen, Pablo Bartholomew, Raghubir Singh, Raghu Rai, Ketaki Sheth, Sooni Taraporevala, and Henning…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Zehra Hashmi (History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania )

This talk examines how and why Pakistan’s national biometric-based identification regime came to use an individual’s blood relations to construct and track uniquely identified individuals. Through the concept of datafied…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

7:00 pm

Warren Hall, B25

A free public lecture presented by Dr. Saurabh Mehta, Cornell’s Janet and Gordon Lankton Professor, Nutritional Sciences

In this fascinating public talk, Dr.Mehta will compare and contrast "one-size-fits-all” approaches for optimizing population nutrition and health with a newer concept: precision…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

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

Stocking Hall

Join the Cornell University Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the South Asia Center at Syracuse University for the 2024 International Studies Summer Institute (ISSI)! This year, we will explore plant and animal migration around the world and at home. ISSI is a professional development workshop for…

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Women play important roles in preventing foodborne diseases throughout the food system, from agricultural production and food processing to vending and home meal preparation. Understanding gender dynamics in value chains and households can inform more effective food safety practices, policies, and outreach. This…

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Progress in food safety is driven by behavior change. A better understanding of the beliefs, motivations, and economic pressures that influence food safety behaviors can yield more effective outreach programs and policy recommendations. This webinar will provide insights from Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food…

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, 2250

Guest speaker Emily Gurley, PhD, MPH is a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research involves novel surveillance strategies, improved collaboration between field epidemiologists and infectious disease modelers, and emerging and vaccine…