Skip to main content

Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

2:00 pm

Virtual

The 2020 presidential election tested the political system and pushed American democracy close to the brink. President Donald J. Trump and many of his supporters continue to claim that the election was beset with fraud.

This Democracy 20/20 panel will look back at a turbulent election cycle and consider how…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Virtual

Reading Adultery in the Criminal Records of Late Chosŏn Korea

Jisoo Kim, George Washington University

This presentation introduces the records of criminal cases in the Simnirok (Records of Royal Reviews), a collection compiled during the reign of Chŏngjo (r. 1776-1800). This collection includes 1,112…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Drug cartels in Mexico have openly attacked mayors and local party candidates, as part of their strategy to develop subnational criminal governance regimes. Political vulnerability, afforded by intergovernmental partisan conflict, and political opportunities, opened by subnational elections cycles, are causally…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

A Webinar Sponsored by The Levinson China & Asia-Pacific Studies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Speaker: Miki Kaneda, Music, Musicology, Boston University

What can graphic musical scores tell us about sounds yet to be heard, as well as the stories that may be told about their creators and their worlds? This talk examines two exhibitions of graphic scores, both held in Tokyo in 1962. Miki Kaneda offers…

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

6:30 pm

Virtual

Protests against racism and police violence crescendoed in the United States and around the world in 2020. In the United States and internationally, how can we balance social justice, accountability, and personal freedom with demands for order and security?

This Lund Critical Debate brings together the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:30 am

Virtual

Rebecca Hester, Assistant Professor, Department of Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech will join the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies for a discussion of “The somatic-security industrial complex: theorizing the political economy of informationalized biology,” Review of International…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

3:00 pm

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…

East Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Virtual event. Seven students in the Korean Language Program will compete in a Korean singing contest for prizes! The audience will vote. Pre-recorded performances by Cornell's dance groups, LOKO and E.Motion will be played as well. Open to the public. Zoom link can be found in the event website.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Roger Nelson, Curator, National Gallery Singapore

Image credit: Maung Tha Din. Not Titled (Seated Woman Smoking a Cheroot). c. 1920s-1930s. Bronze on wooden base. Collection of National Gallery Singapore.

A seated woman smoking a cheroot; a man…

Past Events

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


Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Professor Maximo Langer will analyze Penal Abolitionism and Criminal Law minimalism, and what these two different frameworks entail for studying criminal justice systems. Then, he will address how these frameworks relate to criminal justice systems in Latin America: what can American penal abolitionists and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

Please join us in reading and discussing

Self-Devouring Growth: A Planetary Parable as Told from Southern Africa

By Julie Livingston (Duke University Press, 2019)

This is a book for our moment. A parable for our times set within Botswana’s economic miracle. A story that is meant to provoke us…

Latin American Studies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Virtual

There's a crisis at the border. How did we get here? From conflicts in the Northern Triangle to US detention and asylum procedures, Professor Cordova will explore the geopolitical history and US foreign policy that continues to drive migrants north. With a focused look at El Salvador, Professor Cordova will…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Abby Córdova will present a chapter of her book project entitled, “Violence against Women and Political Participation in Contexts of Criminal Violence.” In this chapter, she explores one of the three central questions of her book: How does criminal organizations’ territorial control exacerbate female residents’…

Southeast Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

Silky Bodies: Nation-Making and Historical and Contemporary Practices of Caring for Silkworms in Thailand

Alexandra Dalferro is a PhD student in Sociocultural Anthropology. Her research focuses on the politics, practices, and history of silk production in Thailand, particularly among Khmer communities in…