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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:30 pm

Virtual

Shuang Shen is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese, Penn State University

This paper situates Cantonese literature in the context of several key programmatic changes of language in the twentieth-century Sinosphere, including language reforms, language movements, or language policies…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:00 pm

Virtual

Professor Baptist will be discussing his ongoing project--tracing several threads and beads of fugitive laws, regulations, and policies. He intends to help us make sense of these and what ramifications they portend for racial justice and contemporary policing in America.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:00 pm

Virtual

Cornell Public Health faculty are convening a series of working meetings with students and researchers from Cornell peer institutions to explore the conditions that allow for emerging communicable diseases. Grounded in One Health and Planetary Health paradigms (how humans interact with, influence, and are…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

As both Muslim and Western governments increasingly seek the help of so-called “moderate” Muslim leaders, we still know little about why some of them are better able to mitigate the growth of militant Islamist groups. This paper explores some of the conditions that make successful “moderate” mobilization possible.…

6:30 pm

Virtual

In the wake of high-profile killings of unarmed Black people at the hands of both police and civilians, recent months have seen unprecedented numbers of protesters taking to the streets all over the world and demanding racial justice. These events have intensified debates about ongoing systemic racism in the United…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:01 am

Virtual

2019 > Algeria/France > Directed by Mounia Meddour
With Lyna Khoudri, Shirine Boutella, Amira Hilda Douaouda
Nedjma, a free spirited 18-year-old student during Algeria's Civil War in the late '90s, refuses to be intimidated by growing conservative religious forces and stages her…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:01 am

Virtual

Ithaca Premiere> 2019 > China/Italy > Directed by Rita Andreetti
With Hu Jie
The observer of this documentary's title is China's Hu Jie, maker of films, woodcuts and paintings who courageously documents the years of the Great Famine and the Cultural Revolution. None of his films have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

3:00 am

Virtual

Issues in African Development Special Topic Seminar Series (CRP 4770/6770) - Fall 2020 Theme: Environment, Sustainability and Health Challenges in Africa: Managing Human-Nature Interactions. Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:30 am

Virtual

Peace and Conflict Studies Institute Reading Group for October 22. Muhammet Bas, Associate Professor of Political Science, New York University Abu Dhabi and Andrew Coe, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University, will join us for a discussion of “Give Peace a (Second) Chance: A…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:10 pm

Virtual

My sustained preoccupation with the water in Delhi, India resulting in ‘Yamuna Walk’ and ‘I was not waving but drowning’ both executed on or around the same site on the western Yamuna bank, which forms the basis of my diverse practice leading to questions of distribution, regulation, commodification and pollution…

Past Events

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Virtual

Excitement – and anxiety – about the 2020 election ratchets higher with the release of each new poll and prediction. But polls don’t tell the whole story and many forecasts in 2016 were proved wrong: what can we expect this year?

In “Between the Polls: How Voters Decide,” experts will examine how we learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Emily T. Yeh is Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder

Abstract: Although infrastructure is conventionally thought of in reference to human-designed systems such as railroads, pipelines, tunnels, and ports, landscapes, and nature itself are also increasingly being understood as…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Virtual

This panel is organized to bring together museum directors, curators, architects, and scholars to comment on the recent discussions on repatriation and restitution as a form of reparation to colonized and looted lands.

While museums in Europe and North America have occasionally returned objects to their…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:40 pm

Virtual

In recent years Brazilians have demonstrated a sudden and newfound tendency to change their racial identifications and adopt nonwhite (and especially black) identities. I argue this sudden change can be attributed to state-led educational expansion for lower classes, which has increased their personal exposure to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Immigration and border security are signature policy areas for the Trump administration and central to the upcoming U.S. election. From immigration enforcement, to the public charge rule, to F-1 duration of status—find out where the candidates stand and what may be at stake for you.

Professor Stephen Yale-…