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Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G-02

What do you do when the site where you planned to do your research has a major disruption making your research infeasible? What do you do when a loved one gets sick and you need to find more time for caregiving in the last semester of your program? What do you do when you get a job—a year earlier than you…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room

"Private Academies and the Public Good: A Cold War History of Religion and Education in Japan and the US" lecture with Jolyon Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m. in A.D. White House.

Thomas researches religion in Japan and the United States at the University…

Institute for European Studies

5:00 pm

Virtual

Have you considered summer study abroad and are interested in studying law? Join Cornell Law School faculty and the Office of Global Learning to learn more about the Cornell Prelaw Program in Paris, a three-week academic program in international and comparative law. Study law in a uniquely international and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 190

Join Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program
for our Faculty Work Luncheon with
Durba Ghosh, Professor of History

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
12PM-1PM
190 Rockefeller Hall

My teaching and research focus on the history of British colonialism on the Indian subcontinent. I am…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:00 pm

Virtual

The Global University, Addressing New Subjects of Knowledge is Panel 1 of a 4 panel series which is part of Working in the Traces of Area Studies hosted by faculty emerita Brett DeBary (Asian Studies, Cornell) and Naoki Sakai (Asian Studies, Cornell).

We propose that the disciplines called “Area Studies,”…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Casey Stevens (Ph.d. student, Asian Studies, Cornell) will launch the Classical Chinese Colloquium Spring '23 with Content and Form: Dunhuang Anthologies of Tang Poetry.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Noor Ahmad Akhundzadah

Climate change and insecurity are the main threats to Afghanistan's water resources and socioeconomic sustainability. Afghanistan's contribution to Greenhouse Gases emissions is negligible on a global scale; nonetheless, Afghanistan is adversely affected by climate…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

The Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM) hosts Departmen of History faculty member and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Ernesto Bassi for a lecture on his current research.

Abstract

During the late eighteenth century, Santa Marta (located in South America’s…

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

Over 500 Cornellians have crossed the globe with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program since the 1940s. You could be the next!

The program, administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, supports college graduates conducting research or teaching English in more than 150 countries. The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Karl Offen's presentation explores a multigenerational family letter collection to illustrate the relationship between family biography and Atlantic geographies from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. Among the 300 documents in the letter collection that he and a colleague tracked down from…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

3:30 am

Warren Hall, 401

Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the emergence of cyber, drones, and other remote-capabilities have afforded militaries greater standoff on the battlefield. Some experts characterize this development as a “Revolution in Military Affairs” that changes not just the character of war, or how it is fought, but the…

Institute for European Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Weill Hall, 224

This talk discusses the geopolitics of the Single Market in financial services in the European Union (EU) by examining three crucial case studies: (1) the post-2008 crisis transatlantic tug of war, whereby the EU leveraged its Single Market vis-à-vis the US, seeking to set the rules for global finance; (2) the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Discourse around Muslims and Islam all too often lapses into a false dichotomy of Orientalist and fundamentalist tropes. A popular reimagining of Islam is urgently needed. Yet it is a perhaps unexpected political philosophical tradition that has the most to offer in this pursuit: anarchism. To better understand…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Infrastructure is at the heart of China’s growing, controversial presence in global development. In addition to economic considerations, observers see infrastructure projects as important cogs in China’s pursuit of international influence. However, debates on Chinese global infrastructure are remarkably devoid of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by Seulgie Lim

From veiling to polygamy, Islam has been and remains connected to the oppression of women's rights across cultures and regions. What the media and superficial observations often miss however is that Islam, like any other religion, is not time-less or space-less, and especially for…

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

A new conversation with Iftikhar Dadi about his recently published book, Lahore Cinema: Between Realism and Fable (U of Washington P, 2022)

Commercial cinema has been among the most powerful vectors of social and aesthetic modernization in South Asia. So argues Iftikhar Dadi in his provocative examination of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Gary Wilder is a Professor in the Ph.D. Program of Anthropology, with cross-appointments in History and French, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he is also Director of the Committee on Globalization and Social Change.

Professor Wilder is the author of Concrete Utopianism: The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

10:00 am

A.D. White House

A symposium/writing workshop that brings together ICM members and guest speakers for a day-long workshop, including two discussion panels open to the Cornell community. With ICM members Esra Akcan, Iftikhar Dadi, Natalie Melas, and guests Rebecca Boehling, Ashley Dawson, Amah Edoh, William Fleming, Tiffany…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

This panel brings together scholars of political theory, history, and anthropology to examine how different political actors and groups proposed visions of "worldmaking" in the colonial and imperial contexts of Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and beyond. These visions went beyond the nation-state…

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Please join Cornell's Society for Buddhist Studies for a virtual talk by Prof. Richard F. Nance (Indiana University).

Attributed to the great Sarvāstivādin thinker Vasubandhu, the fifth-century Buddhist text The Logic of Explication (Vyākhyāyukti) is perhaps best known today for the elegant arguments it…

Southeast Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:00 pm

Warren Hall, B73

On the banana plantations of Mindanao, the Philippines’ southernmost region, activists involved in an anti-chemical campaign decry their exposure to pesticide drift as an infringement on both their person and their personhood. Such forms of plantation-driven dehumanization draw the Pacific and the Atlantic worlds…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Jyoti Balachandran (History, Pennsylvania State University)

This talk centers around the life and works of Qutb al-Din Muhammad al-Nahrawali (d. 1582), a Muslim intellectual from northern Gujarat who achieved tremendous professional success in Mecca. Over the course of his life, al-Nahrawali served…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Autocracy has been on the rise in global political affairs over the past decade, becoming a focal point of academic and public debate. Less attention has been focused, however, on the rise of social protest movements that contest authoritarian regimes in a large number of countries. This panel seeks to draw…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64 Kaufman Auditorium

Her Voice: Recounting Japanese Military Sexual Slavery in Chinese Literature and Film

Xian Wang (East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Notre Dame)

During World War II, hundreds of thousands of young women across Asia were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military as so-called “…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Mann Library, 102

Dr. Franco Leal Yepes '18, is an assistant professor of agricultural animal production and senior clinician in the Ag Animal section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Washington State University. His primary focus is preventive veterinary medicine and ambulatory medicine. In 2008, he received his DVM at…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

What happened to the tens of millions of guns left over from World War I? Mary Barton discusses how the Great Powers’ failure to secure these weapons contributed to the rise of state-sponsored terrorism during the 1920s and 1930s. Barton tells a global story of the demise of empires, the rise of communism, and the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Joseph Scalice, (Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanyang Technological University), which will focus on the legacy of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the Kahin Center, but people are also welcome to join us…

Southeast Asia Program

4:00 pm

Mann Library, 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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Alicia is helpless. War memories invade her mind like threatening thunder. Uprooted by the armed conflict, she tries to reshape her life in La Sirga, a dilapidated hostel on the shores of a great lake in the highlands of the Andes. There, on a swampy and murky beach, she will try to settle down until her fears and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:00 am

Kahin Center

The 25th Cornell SEAP Graduate Student Conference

To be held in a hybrid format at the Kahin Center, welcoming early career scholars from Cornell and beyond.

Scholarship is forever a site of tension between the intellectual inheritance of one’s discipline and the magnificent potentiality of original…

Past Events

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

Learn more about Fulbright opportunities for graduate students that fund your international research or teaching from a Fulbright advisor at Cornell.

Fulbright at Cornell is administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. The Einaudi Center's Fulbright advisor works with you to…

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

2:30 pm

Willard Straight Hall, Memorial Room

Open up a whole new world by studying abroad!

Cornellians who have studied abroad are sharing their experiences at the Office of Global Learning's study abroad fair. You'll learn about where in the world you can study, what programs work for you and your major, and how study abroad can enhance…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Weill Hall, 224

This research explores the Strauss-Eisenhower Plan, an ambitious plan designed by the United States after the Six-Day War in 1967. Now largely forgotten, the Strauss-Eisenhower Plan, named after statesman Lewis Strauss and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, followed the same logic as Eisenhower’s flagship program,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

5:00 pm

Virtual

The Spring 2023 LRC Learning Community will offer an interinstitutional opportunity to exchange best practices in language teaching and review basic principles of SLA, content-based language teaching, and assessment. The LC is organized as part of the Central New York Humanities Corridor Working Group on Cultures…

Southeast Asia Program

3:30 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Science & Technology Studies Spring 2023 Colloquium

This lecture by Jenny Goldstein (Global Development, Cornell) argues that Indonesia’s peatlands are experiments with land at a scale that states, scientists, and the planet’s inhabitants are just beginning to grapple with—yet are becoming increasingly…