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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Many contemporary theorists and practitioners of disobedience have questioned whether civility and nonviolence ought to be requisite components of legitimate dissent. While sharing their skepticism of overly narrow, prescriptive formulations of a moral or legal right to disobedience, Professor Karuna Mantena…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Hitomi Fujimura

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at York Centre for Asian Research, York University in Toronto

In this talk, Hitomi will lecture on how the Karen Baptists who later established the KNA nurtured the idea of claiming national identity through multi-layered settings. The analysis entails a…

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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

1976 > France > Directed by Joseph Losey
With Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Michel Lonsdale, Francine Berge
A political thriller, an existential nightmare, and an indictment of French collaboration under Nazi Occupation, Losey's masterful film stars Alain Delon as Mr. Klein, a Catholic art…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Kalyani Devaki Menon

In today’s India where we see the ascendence of Hindu supremacy, the increasing hegemony of upper-caste Hindu norms, escalating violence against religious minorities, and rising authoritarianism, the place for Muslims is shrinking. However, while these forces marginalize Muslims…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

Uris Hall, 153

For decades now, efforts to understand Venezuela’s mutating crises have often reflected rather than risen above the same polarization that has turned the country’s politics into a winner-take-all conflict between Chavistas and anti-Chavistas. In turn, polarized accounts have often rested on incomplete pictures of…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:15 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, Cornell Law School, 277

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Tawab Danish, a Visiting Scholar here at Cornell Law School.

SEMINAR: Circling Back to Zero after 20 years of Achievements: How the Legal System of Afghanistan has Been Affected More than Any Other Institution under the Taliban Regime

DATE:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) of the East Asia Program welcomes Deborah Davis (Sociology, Yale University)
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

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Eddy Malesky

Professor of Political Economy, Duke University

Are the poor ambivalent about globalization? Do they fail to understand the new economic opportunities and constraints associated with greater market integration? Despite the effects of trade liberalization on job opportunities and losses,…

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…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Southeast Asia Program

2:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Southeast Asia Program

2:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, Asian Studies Lounge third floor

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloqium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is pleased to have Jeffrey Moser (History of Art and Architecture, Brown University) to lead this text reading. Title and abstract tbd.

Faculty hosts: TJ Hinrichs (History, Cornell) and Suyoung Son (Asian Studies, Cornell). Sponsored by the East Asia…

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Virtual

"Antiracist Critical Literacy: Methodologies of the Oppressed for Language Education"
Claudia Holguín Mendoza
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, University of California, Riverside

Bio: Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza is an Associate Professor of Spanish linguistics at the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

8:30 am

ILR Conference Center

Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) in collaboration with the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, the Gender and the Security Sector Lab, Department of Government, and the Brooks School of Public Policy will be hosting a two-day meeting at Cornell…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites alumni to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater alumni competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. Winners included the Cornell…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Harshana Rambukwella

This talk explores what solidarity might mean in the current geo-political context through the specific example of postcolonial Sri Lanka, which is experiencing an existential threat unprecedented in the country's contemporary history. Mired in a deep and intractable…

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…