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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Indu Gamage (Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Cornell University & English, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)

The Covid-19 global outbreak and Aragalaya (People’s Struggle) marks the most challenging experiences Sri Lankan society has undergone in its recent history. From March 2020, due to the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Khatharya Um, (Associate Dean and Associate Professor, UC Berkeley), which will focus on borders and barriers in Southeast Asian studies.

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

Institute for European Studies

12:00 pm

Weill Hall, 224

The question of diversity and integration has occupied public debates, political agendas and social sciences for decades. In Europe, an important issue pertains to the settlement of post-immigrant ethno-religious groups, along with the expression and organization of collective identities; claims for participation/…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The story of TodoSomos, two years on the Venezuelan Colombian border, rigorously documenting the humanitarian crisis through the collection of first-person narrative and how we created an archive of the story that is undeniable and inconvenient to those responsible for the crisis.

TodoSomos on the Colombian…

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-08

Conducting international fieldwork provides significant value for dissertation research in various disciplines. Panelists will share information, guidance, and lessons learned related to planning, preparing, and conducting fieldwork overseas. Topics include factors shaping field site location(s) and/or partner(s),…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:00 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Drug trafficking and drug-related violence have increased dramatically in Latin America's Southern Cone during the last decade. Illicit activities have increased and diversified in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay in a way that threatens political and social inclusion. The talk will discuss the evolution of drug-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Risking their lives along a network of dangerous Colombian highways to confronting the wounds of leaving home through poetry, Nos Vemos Pronto documents first-hand the treacherous and diverse experiences of Venezuelan refugees in Colombia. Filmed in various regions throughout Colombia, from the Venezuelan border to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2022 > US > Directed by David Siev
With Skyler Janssen, Michael Meinhold, Chun Siev, Jaclyn Siev
David Siev's directorial debut captures a closely-knit Asian American family living in rural Michigan during the pandemic as they fight to keep their local restaurant and American dream alive.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

McGraw Hall, 165

Roundtable event with Ashawari Chaudhuri, Tenzeen Doha, and Tamta Khalvashi

Ashawari Chaudhuri is a visiting assistant professor in STS. Professor Chaudhuri's bio: I am an anthropologist of the environment, science, and medicine. My current book manuscript is a historically grounded ethnography of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Amanda Lanzillo (International History, Brunel University London)

How does studying the colonial industrial economy from the perspective of Muslim artisans and laborers shift our understanding of the consolidation of Indian social, economic, and religious hierarchies under colonial capitalism? How…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by Nilay Ozok

Kurdish emirates came under Ottoman rule in the sixteenth century within the context of the Ottoman-Safavid imperial rivalry. Until the mid-nineteenth century, the Kurdish begs maintained a degree of “autonomy” recognized by successive Ottoman sultans. This autonomy entailed various…

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

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 175

LACS Weekly Seminar

The environmental crisis accentuates inequality. In Latin America and the Caribbean, the most vulnerable populations often reside in informal, precarious, or popular settlements, which are more exposed to climate events and generally have less access to infrastructure and ecosystem…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

It is now widely accepted that the age of decolonization was also a turning point in the history of democracy, as the vast majority of the non-European world replaced imperial rule with democratic republics. Although this fact is taken for granted, scholarly attention so far has been focused on the nationalist…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Trent Walker, (Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies, Stanford University), which will focus on Buddhist Poetry in Cambodia.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the Kahin Center, but people are also welcome to join us on Zoom. Lunch will be served. For…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:00 am

Stimson Hall, G25

"Guiding SLA Principles and Assessment"
Florencia Henshaw
Director of Advanced Spanish, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

The goal of this interactive session is to help language educators understand how they can develop materials and implement classroom strategies that are…

Southeast Asia Program

5:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2022 > Philippines > Directed by Martika Ramirez Escobar
With Sheila Francisco, Bong Cabrera, Rocky Salumbides
Aging film director Leonor Reyes finds herself down on her luck until a fortuitus accident plunges her directly into one of her unfinished screenplays. Subtitled. More at…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Jomy Abraham

Wars, pogroms, environmental catastrophes, and resulting refugee crises turn certain geographies into killing fields. We are witnessing ‘unproductive’ geographies and population groups being abandoned to perish. The contemporary world is seeing new modes of narratives and texts emerging…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, 153

LACS Weekly Seminar

This talk explores the practical negotiations, discursive contests, and social aspirations surrounding print over a century of political transformation, from the late colonial era to the Mexican Revolution. Centering on the diverse communities that worked behind the scenes at urban…

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-08

Current calls to decolonize global research renew the institutional and personal scrutiny of our “best practices” in conducting field research. Beyond formal adherence to the Belmont principles of “respect, beneficence, and justice,” researchers must reexamine some of the hidden (and not so hidden) costs borne by…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Southeast Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

In many accounts of the Vietnam War, the 1968 Tet Offensive – a sweeping series of communist attacks against military bases, provincial capitals and even the United States Embassy in Saigon – is recalled as a defining moment when American public opinion turned against the war. Long overlooked, however, is the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

3:00 pm

Kroch Library, Rare Manuscripts Collection Basement Floor

Talk by Ali Houissa and Laurent Ferri

Our CMS seminar today will be led by two curators (and friends of CMS!) in Olin Library, who will be hosting us to come and see precious objects in the library's collection about Islam. We have many world-class books, some of them centuries old, which show the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Michael Nylan (History, UC Berkeley) gives this year's Annual Hu Shih Distinguished Lecture on "Majority Rule and Consortial Policymaking: The Evidence from Early China."

Inspired by Hu Shih’s many contributions to the study of Chinese history — among them, his careful outline of “the logical…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The quietest desert on the Mexican side of the border is about to be crossed by the biggest all-terrain car race in the world. In OFF THE ROAD, three die-hard fans seek to escape the monotony to find a place for themselves in this rip-roaring event.

About the Director

José Permar is an Ariel Award-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Michael Nylan (Jane K. Sather History Chair, University of California-Berkeley) is a truly interdisciplinary scholar. Her single goal is to know as well as possible the extant texts and artifacts that her historical subjects knew during the early empires in China.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Nusrat S Chowdhury (Anthropology, Amherst College)

This paper contemplates the postcolonial trajectories of development and democracy by focusing on a river bridge in Bangladesh which is by far the country’s most high-profile infrastructural project. While the Padma Bridge was inaugurated only in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

LACS Weekly Seminar

Readings from: Azares del cuerpo (2017) and Solo un poco aquí (2023) And a conversation with author María Ospina. Colombian writer and critic María Ospina will share excerpts from her two works of fiction, Azares del cuerpo (2017) and Solo un poco aquí (2023), followed by a Q & A.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

States often fortify their borders against militant threats. How do these efforts shape civilian welfare and perceptions in borderland communities? Professor Christopher Blair conceptualizes border fortification as a legibility-building endeavor. By bolstering state reach in areas of weak historical penetration,…

Institute for European Studies

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

The Capital Order investigates the logic of austerity today (hikes in interest rates, cuts in wages, and social benefits) by looking at its dark origins in the aftermath of World War I. Focusing on 1920s liberal-democracy Britain and fascist Italy, the book argues that the profitable application of austerity to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Gatty Lecture Series

Join us for a talk by Risa J. Toha, (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wake Forest University), who will speak about national identity in Singapore.

This Gatty Lecture will take place at the Kahin Center, but people are also welcome to join us on Zoom. Lunch will be served…

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…