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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

9:00 am

Virtual

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions together to develop joint projects that will strengthen Cornell and Global Hubs partner universities…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

10:30 am

Virtual

Global Cornell is offering competitive faculty grants in collaboration with Global Hubs partners.

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G76, Lewis Auditorium

There is a serious lacuna in Islamic medical ethics in considering the category of gender, especially in the consciousness that gender, maleness, femaleness, or non-binary status, affects how patients receive medical counsel and medical care, and interact with religious authorities. This lack of attention to gender…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

9:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > Japan > Directed by Masaaki Yuasa
With Avu-chan, Mirai Moriyama, Kenjir™ Tsuda, Yutaka Matsushige
A musical fantasy about a pair of 14th century rockstars in feudal Japan. Psychedelic colors, painterly art styles and a head-banging soundtrack make this story of two cursed artists against…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Camille Frazier

With its emergence as India’s IT Capital, Bengaluru [Bangalore] has experienced exponential growth since the early 1990s. The rapid pace of urbanization has provoked intense ambivalence among members of the urban middle class, many of whom are both beneficiaries and critics of the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

In this talk, conceptual artist Violette Bule in conversation with Irina R. Troconis (Department of Romance Studies) will discuss a series of Bule’s works that engage with the political, social, and cultural dimensions of migration, both in the context of Venezuela’s current migration crisis and in the broader…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:15 pm

Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium

Bio:
Emilio Rojas is a multidisciplinary artist working primarily with the body in performance, using video, photography, installation, public interventions, and sculpture. He holds an M.F.A. in Performance from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.F.A. in Film from Emily Carr University in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

9:00 am

Virtual

Global Cornell is offering competitive faculty grants in collaboration with Global Hubs partners.

Apply for funding to explore potential research collaborations with colleagues at Hubs universities.

These Joint Research and Seed Grants have been established to bring faculty from partner institutions…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Talk by James D. Frankel

Islam arrived in China during the 7th century as a foreign religion. Yet, once the first Muslims settled permanently there, Islamic religious and cultural traditions were gradually influenced by the norms of Chinese culture and society. This process of naturalization and localization…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

“The Cyborgs Have Always Been Zombies: South Korean Body Politics and Lee Bul’s Body Art” a Pulse of Art History lecture

This presentation revisits the early body art of Korean artist Lee Bul before she became internationally renowned for her Cyborg series (1991-present) and dystopia-themed sculpture series…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

10:30 am

Virtual

Contributing authors of Children and Youths’ Migration in a Global Landscape (Emerald, 2022) are joining the Migrations initiative to speak about their work and writing.

The edited volume asks how transnational mobility shapes the lives of young people and in each chapter, scholars present the stories of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Dr. Maria Snegovaya examines the drivers of Russian revanchism. Russia’s behavior has thrown into doubt the purported strength of international norms regarding territorial integrity, not least because Putin himself has spoken of seeking to ‘re-gather’ adjacent territory deemed ‘lost’—as they had been once under…

East Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

1:00 pm

ILR Conference Center

Scholars from Ghana, South Africa, Singapore, China, Japan, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Canada and the U.S. will present research on labor market inequality for global migrants in the Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Invited Conference to be held at the ILR Conference…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:40 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in…

Southeast Asia Program

4:00 pm

Mann Library, Room 160

It is not possible to fully understand current global environmental politics and responses to environmental challenges without understanding the role of data platforms, devices, standards, and institutions, according to Jenny Goldstein, assistant professor in Global Development.

In an in-person Chats in the…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

White Hall, 106

This talk employs the life and legacy of Egyptian star Layla Murad, one of the most beloved and remembered Arab singing stars in the twentieth century, to analyze politics of sexuality, ethnicity, socio-cultural interaction between Muslims and Jews, and the crucial role popular culture played in constructing an…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > Croatia/Brazil/US/Slovenia > Directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic
With Gracija Filipovic, Danica Curcic, Leon Luce, Cliff Curtis
In this "sunshine noir" (Variety), a 17-year-old girl spends her days diving for eels with her overbearing father off Croatia's Adriatic coast,…

South Asia Program

12:25 pm

Warren Hall, 151

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Speaker: Purvi Mehta
Register Here: https://bit.ly/Perspectives_Mehta

The world is at an interesting crossroads where one cannot deny the rapid strides it has made, some interesting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) of the East Asia Program welcomes Antonia Finnane (History, University of Melbourne) as part of our semester-long theme of Fashion and Politics in Twentieth-Century China with faculty host, Peidong Sun (History, Cornell)

Some of the questions that guest…

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

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out if Fulbright is right for you!

Applications are due in the fall. Students who wish to begin the program immediately…

Past Events

South Asia Program

5:15 pm

Johnson Museum of Art, Wing lecture room

Navina Najat Haidar is the Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah Curator in Charge of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which is currently marking ten years of its permanent galleries. This talk will be a visual introduction to the spaces, objects, and ideas that constitute the galleries, as…

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Lincoln Hall, 124

In contemporary “Aspirational India,” Bollywood songs serve as potent mediums for desirable self-transformation and sites for articulating ideal forms of subjectivity. This talk offers an ethnographic lens onto the relationship between musical practice and processes of subject formation by examining the projects of…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:30 pm

Olin Library, 107

Natural disasters and the dire effects of climate change cause massive population displacements and lead to some of the most intractable political and humanitarian challenges seen today. And yet, under current U.S. law, there is no such thing as a climate refugee.

To address today’s realities, U.S.…

Institute for African Development

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

2:40 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Meredith Talusan

Sarah Lawrence College and Condé Nast author and editor

Trans and Filipinx identities have the common quality of existing in liminal and contested spaces as they encompass wildly divergent understandings of gender, sexuality, nationality, race, and origin. Talusan explores the…