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Events

Each semester, we host a seminar series that brings academics from universities across the globe to the Ithaca campus. Our speakers provide new and engaging perspectives to the analysis of Muslim societies with knowledge that spans disciplines. Explore some of our past seminars to see who has helped enhance the conversation.    

Upcoming 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

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…

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

4:30 pm

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies , G-08 Uris Hall

Get involved with the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Language Resource Center to enhance your language skills!

Through resources on campus, students of all levels can improve global language skills, apply for funding to practice language abroad, and more.

Opportunities include…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

A distinctive Chinese Islamic intellectual tradition emerged during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). This talk by Kristian Petersen (Old Dominian University) traces the contours of this Sino-Islamic intellectual tradition and key Han Kitab authors.

Chinese Muslims established an…

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-02

What do you do when the site where you planned to do your research has a major disruption making your research infeasible? What do you do when a loved one gets sick and you need to find more time for caregiving in the last semester of your program? What do you do when you get a job—a year earlier than you…

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

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Discourse around Muslims and Islam all too often lapses into a false dichotomy of Orientalist and fundamentalist tropes. A popular reimagining of Islam is urgently needed. Yet it is a perhaps unexpected political philosophical tradition that has the most to offer in this pursuit: anarchism. To better understand…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by Seulgie Lim

From veiling to polygamy, Islam has been and remains connected to the oppression of women's rights across cultures and regions. What the media and superficial observations often miss however is that Islam, like any other religion, is not time-less or space-less, and especially for…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Jyoti Balachandran (History, Pennsylvania State University)

This talk centers around the life and works of Qutb al-Din Muhammad al-Nahrawali (d. 1582), a Muslim intellectual from northern Gujarat who achieved tremendous professional success in Mecca. Over the course of his life, al-Nahrawali served…

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

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

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

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

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by Taieb Berrada

This talk will deal with the way Moroccan literature written in French creates a political space challenging the patriarchal establishment by reinterpreting foundational myths in Islam. We will discuss two political and symbolic forces at work in this type of literature: expressing one’…

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

The process of developing a PhD, its contribution, and your argument is an ongoing journey: from an initial hunch and hook, the development of a proposal, to the research and writing process itself. In this workshop, we will share first where we are in the PhD writing process and explore the ways in which writing…

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by David Ludden The Rohingya survival crisis – in borderlands of Myanmar and Bangladesh -- has disappeared from the headlines, but Rohingyas remain one of the largest stateless populations in the world. Their suffering can be understood as an extreme example of the violence inflicted by national territory…

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

This session will provide an overview of global travel expectations and responsibilities, including key health and security risks abroad and personal security principles, as well as tips and strategies to prepare for international travel, including predeparture logistics and use of resources for assessing current…