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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

The Lower Tapajós River is a multiethnic territory located in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon Forest, in the Pará state. This region is the dwelling place of 13 indigenous peoples, hundreds of traditional riverside communities, and dozens of quilombos (formerly enslaved communities with a background of anti-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Kahin Center

By Cheran

In this lecture and reading, Cheran will reflect on the important but ambiguous relationship with the sea from both personal and communal perspectives. Drawing on and reading from his various poems about the sea and other water bodies, he will chart an alternative imagination for Tamil identities…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Syed Jaleel Hussain

The ethnic, linguistic and religious diversity has been an essential feature of life in Kashmir for centuries. The majority of the muslim population is Sunni along with sizeable pockets of Shia minority. Shias have played a critical role in the socio-political and cultural life of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

TBD

Co-sponsored by the East Asia Program

In this talk Veronica Kim will explore ways in which notions of visuality are interconnected with epistemological frameworks of race/ethnicity/nationality and space/territoriality/borders by analyzing Juan Martín Hsu’s film La Salada (2014). By taking as its focus the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64

CCCI welcomes Tani Barlow, the George and Nancy Rupp Professor of Humanities and Professor of History at Rice University.

Her focus is Chinese intellectual and women's history. She is the author of In the Event of Women (Duke University Press, forthcoming, 2018), The Question of Women in Chinese…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

This presentation builds on material in the book, Muslim Environmentalisms (Columbia University Press, 2019), which explains how the idea of "the environment" is an ethical idea. Anthropogenic ecological change considered as a matter of environmental justice (EJ) means developing new scales and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

TBD

By Bharat Patankar

Bharat Patankar is an intellectual-activist based in India. A recent New York Times obituary of his life-partner Gail Omvedt, noted that Patankar has led Shramik Mukti Dal (toilers' liberation league), "an organization credited with launching some of the largest organized mass…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:15 pm

Kahin Center

Abigail De Kosnik is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) and the Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies. She is also the Director of BCNM, and is the 2020-2025 craigslist Distinguished Chair in New Media. She is the author of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Talk by Anna Stirr

Dr. Stirr is Associate Professor in Asian Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Anna’s research focuses on South Asia, particularly on Nepal and the Himalayan region. She is currently working on two projects that deal with love, intimacy, and politics in Nepal. The first looks at…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

East Asia Program

1:00 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

This event is co-sponsored by the East Asia Program.

This talk will focus on the history of Chinese migration to Cuba which began with the coolie trade in the mid-nineteenth century. Between 1847 and 1874, approximately 150,000 Chinese were brought to Cuba under termed contracts to fulfill a labor shortage…

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

9:40 am

Uris Hall, G-08

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 African…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

7:15 am

Kahin Center

**Due to unforeseen circumstances, Arnika Fuhrmann will no longer be presenting. The speaker and title of this Gatty Lecture have changed.**

Magnus Fiskesjö's research concerns ethnic relations and political anthropology in China and Southeast Asia. His research and teaching interests include historical…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

(Note: this event was rescheduled from Tues. 1/18)

The Humanities Scholars Program, an undergraduate research initiative in the College of Arts & Sciences, invites applications from Cornell PhD candidates and recent Cornell PhDs for one-year postdoctoral associate positions beginning August 1, 2022. HSP…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:00 pm

Virtual

Join us for an information session to learn more about the Cornell Migrations initiative’s Community College Fellowships on Racism, Dispossession, and Migration (RDM) for faculty of any discipline at two-year institutions in upstate New York.

With support from the Mellon Foundation Just Futures Initiative…

Southeast Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

10:00 am

Johnson Museum of Art

The Museum will be closed beginning Tuesday, December 14. Visit museum.cornell.edu/faq for information.

“(Re)collecting” signifies the active process of remembering and draws attention to the power of collections to elicit memories and histories and to act as participants in social and political change. This…