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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Sharyn Davies, Associate Professor, Director of the Herb Feith Indonesian Engagement Centre, Monash University

Indonesia is experiencing an im/moral turn. We see this in the push to make all sexual activity outside heteronormative marriage illegal. If that…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

9:00 am

Virtual

Africa's youth and a Continent on the Move: Experience of Youth Bridge Foundation

As of 2015, globally, there were approximately 1.2 billion youth aged 15-24, accounting for one out of every six people (17%) worldwide. According to the United Nations, it is estimated that there will be 1.3 billion youth…

Southeast Asia Program

9:00 am

Virtual

Note: All abstracts are now due by October 3, 2020, at 11:59pm eastern standard time. COVID-19 and the responses to contain it have brought into sharp relief several health-related issues in Indonesia that encompass social, political, and economic concerns. The pandemic has highlighted, among other concerns, a…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

11:15 am

Virtual

This roundtable brings academics and activists together to discuss contemporary issues of Hindu belonging and minority recognition in Pakistan. Speakers will draw on their ethnographic research and activism with Hindus in Sindh, Pakistan to engage questions of devotional life, religious difference, caste, class,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Although it took several decades of armor-piercing scholarship, now that the road is paved and rap has claimed its place within scholarly discourse, more central issues than the irritating (though inevitable) task of constantly proving rap’s (self-evident) artistic nature can finally be addressed. In this talk I…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Bin Xu, Associate Professor, Sociology, Emory University

Chairman Mao’s Children: Politics, Generation, and China’s Difficult Memory

In the 1960s and 1970s, about 17 million Chinese youths were mobilized or forced by the state to migrate to the rural areas and the frontiers. In his…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Join us virtually for our Wednesday Lunch Series, featuring guest speakers from Cornell's faculty and staff as well as the surrounding community. Enjoy your lunch during an informal discussion, where you can learn more about the speaker's work or research, how they ended up doing what they are doing,…

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

The Cornell India Law Center presents: The Battle for Sabarimala

In some societies, girls and women who are menstruating are considered polluted and untouchable. Should a Hindu temple in India be able to prohibit women of menstruating age from entering? That was the central question in a recent Indian…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Indonesia will be among the first nations to initiate a climate-based migration: transitioning its rapidly sinking, flood-prone capital from densely-populated Java to Borneo, one of the richest and most imperiled cultural and biodiversity hotspots on Earth. The new capital will be situated across a vast landscape…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:01 am

Virtual

Ithaca Premiere

1979 > Taiwan/Hong Kong > Directed by King Hu
With Feng Hsu, Yueh Sun, Chun Shih
Buddhist spirituality suffuses this restored wuxia (martial arts) masterpiece from King Hu. Rival gangs compete to steal a priceless scroll from a monastery in "a remarkably photographed…

Past Events

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


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-…