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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

11:15 am

Virtual

South Asia and Latin America represent two epicenters of migrant care work and the globalized reproductive market. Yet scholars and the media continue to examine them in geographical and conceptual isolation. South of the Future closes both these gaps. It investigates nannying, elder care, domestic work, and other…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:00 pm

Virtual

In a biocultural study, researchers from the Center for Conservation Bioacoustics at Cornell's Lab of Ornithology analyze acoustic survey data to pinpoint how bowhead whale seasonal migration patterns are linked to climate change and how recent changes affect Alaskan Arctic whale hunters.

Presenters:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:30 am

Virtual

Peace and Conflict Studies Institute Reading Group for November 12. Sarah Kreps, John L. Wetherill Professor of Government, Cornell University, will join us for a discussion of Social Media and International Relations (Cambridge University Press, 2020). Please note that the author will not give a formal…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:10 pm

Virtual

“….if history cannot solve our problems then we have to stop listening to it for solutions. For the only answer it has offered us is violence that refuses to meet, or hear, the other”

"In cities, the government had ensured that Hindu Pani and Muslim Pani were separately served at Railway stations and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:40 pm

Virtual

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series

Sarah G. Grant, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton

This talk traces the emergence of “dirty coffee” in Vietnam across the 1990-2000s coffee production and export boom. I use the term “dirty” to position several…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Virtual

"Fluid Bodies and Meridian Maps" is the title of this Classical Chinese text-reading with Lan Li of Rice University.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:40 pm

Virtual

Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser is Professor at Diego Portales University (UDP) in Santiago de Chile and an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Social Conflict and Cohesion Studies (COES). His main area of research is comparative politics and he has a special interest in the ambivalent relationship between populism…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom throughout the fall for LRC Happy Hour. Every third Tuesday of the month. We'd love to hear how it’s going! All of it.

Bring your (language instruction) stories whether they be good, bad, amazing, or unusual. It takes all kinds of stories to make a Happy Hour great!Bring your own coffee…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

In Search for a Cure: Trust and Social Inequality in Contemporary China

Presenter: Xisai Song, Ph.D. candidate, Anthropology

This paper unpacks how social inequality shapes patients’ trust in medicine in contemporary China. In particular, I examine how rural low-income patients struggle with chronic…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

‘Our parents couldn’t teach us what Islam actually is!’ This assertion, made by a 24-year-old youth, epitomizes the critical stance of second-generation Italian-Bangladeshis towards the religiosity of first-generation migrants. Based on ethnographic research within the Bangladeshi community in Rome, this…

Past Events

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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-…