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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

1969 > France > Directed by Jacques Deray

With Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin

Jean-Paul (Alain Delon) and Marianne (Romy Schneider) indulge in their passion for each other while borrowing a friend's luxurious villa in the south of France. When the friend (Maurice…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:15 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > France/USA > Directed by Leos Carax

With Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg

The latest film from Leos Carax (The Lovers on the Bridge, Holy Motors) is a Sparks-penned musical starring Adam Driver as a provocateur stand-up comic and Marion Cotillard as his lover, a world-renowned…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Info coming soon

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

Shelley Rigger, Professor, Davidson University

Is China Part of Taiwan?

There is a long-standing debate over whether Taiwan is part of China. Beijing insists that not only is Taiwan part of China, it is part of the People’s Republic of China. Most Taiwanese reject the idea that the island they live on…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Zifeng Liu, Ph.D. candidate and Diverse Knowledge East Asia Fellow presents an excerpt from his dissertation: “Translating Black Left Feminism: Shirley Graham Du Bois and Mao’s China”

This presentation examines Shirley Graham Du Bois’s engagement with China in the long 1960s. It explores how she cautiously…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Institute for African Development (IAD) Summer Africa Internship program provides sophomores, juniors and rising senior undergraduate students with challenging practical fieldwork in Africa. Application deadline is February 28th. Internships are available in Ghana and Zambia. Those interested in applying must…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

9:25 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

1977 > West Germany > Directed by Wim Wenders

With Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz

Wim Wenders's adaptation of the Patricia Highsmith novel Ripley's Game, starring Dennis Hopper as Tom Ripley, who cajoles a terminally ill man into committing murder. In German, English & French. Subtitled…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

This talk charts out an oceanic microhistory, grounded in the voyages of a dhow from the port of Kuwait, captained by the nakhoda ‘Abdulmajeed Al-Failakawi. It anchors itself in Al-Failakawi’s logbook, and looks out from the deck of the dhow onto a world of texts, letters, accounts, and other writings by nakhodas.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

What does it take to challenge entrenched judicial dysfunction? In this talk, Janice Gallagher previews the central argument from her forthcoming book, "Bootstrap Justice: The Search for Mexico's Disappeared." She shows how the sustained mobilization of families of the disappeared widens cracks in…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

TBD

Many scholars and practitioners do not necessarily know that the United States occupied Haiti for nineteen years, between 1915 and 1934. It is also not common knowledge that the monies taken from the National Bank of Haiti helped to boost the U.S. economy in the context of the great depression. With the recent…

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:40 pm

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

Southeast Asia Program

12:15 pm

Kahin Center, 640 Stewart Ave

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty Lecture Series.

Sara Ann Swenson, Department of Religion, Dartmouth

Sara Ann Swenson researches contemporary Buddhism in Vietnam. Her current work examines rising trends of Buddhist volunteerism in Vietnam’s fastest growing urban area, Ho Chi Minh City. Drawing on…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

The Migrations Forum is an interdisciplinary works-in-progress series for Cornell migrations scholars, bringing together graduate students and faculty across disciplines to share ongoing research.

This session will serve as an information session and meet and greet.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Anjali Dayal (Fordham University) discusses her new book Incredible Commitments: How UN Peacekeeping Failures Shape Peace Processes, out by Cambridge University Press (2021).

This seminar is part of a series organized by the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) and the Gender and Security…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

** Co-sponsored by Critical Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Studies (COPOS)

Constructed during the rule of the French Lusignan dynasty (1192–1489), the Gothic cathedrals and churches of Cyprus are famous for their pronounced Westernizing style, which reshaped and continues to distinguish their Levantine setting.…