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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

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,…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

10:00 am

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Jack Meng-Tat Chia, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

10:30 am

Virtual

Post-Screening Q & A with director Nila Madhab Panda, moderated by Professor Neema Kudva (City & Regional Planning, Cornell University).

National award-winning director Nila Madhab Panda’s first Odia film, Kalira Atita (Yesterday’s Past), is based on true events and was shot on location in Satavaya…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

The foreclosure of asylum in the European Union and the militarization of the EU borders have resulted in EU pushbacks of refugees and migrants from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia to European countries that do not belong to the EU, such as Bosnia. This panel critically examines the foreclosure of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

In this presentation, Harris Khalique will trace the evolution of resistance poetry in Urdu from the times of Jaffer Zatalli to the present day. He will also look at the wider multilingual literary landscape of Pakistan and the role played by poetry to challenge oppression in the country's political history.…

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

In the early eighteenth century, Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in northern India. The observatories, or "Jantar Mantars" as they are commonly known, incorporate multiple buildings of unique form, each with a specialized function for astronomical…

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…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Kristin Scheible, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested, and…

Past Events

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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 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

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

11:00 am

Virtual

Keynote Speaker: Nanjala Nyabola
Cornell Students: Critical Reflections

Nanjala Nyabola, author of Travelling While Black-Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move, will be in conversation with professors Rachel Beatty Riedl, Kim Yi Dionne, and postdoc Eleanor Paynter.

Nanjala Nyabola is a writer,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

As a witness to the famine caused by the British in India, Partition and the bloody aftermath, the futile East-West Pakistan relationship, the language movement, and the inevitable Liberation War, Muzharul Islam was not contained by the typical “postcolonial" hangover and neither was he an advocate of the “…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Alexey Kirichenko, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:30 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty Lecture Series

Ronit Ricci, Department of Asian Studies and Religion, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The small, Indian Ocean island known as Sarandib, Lanka, and Ceylon was a site of banishment throughout the 18th century for members of royal families, convicts,…