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Events

The Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) supports student and faculty teaching and research, cross-campus interactions, and off-campus outreach. Institute activities include our weekly seminar series, as well as other events described below.


Reppy Institute Seminar Series

The weekly seminar is the central activity of the Reppy Institute, bringing together interested individuals from all parts of Cornell and the Ithaca community to learn about and discuss peace studies issues. When classes are in session, the seminars are scheduled Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. They are free and open to the public. See our seminar page for a list of current seminars.

Conferences and Workshops

The Reppy Institute, part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, hosts conferences and workshops related to peace and conflict studies and regularly cosponsors events with the Einaudi Center's other regional and thematic programs. Visit Einaudi Center events to find upcoming conferences and workshops.

Paths to Peace 2018

Paths to Peace was a series of on-campus events and exhibits that explored the legacy of antiwar campaigner Randall "Randy" Forsberg. Explore the highlights from the series, including is the art exhibition Shadows and Ashes: The Peril of Nuclear Weapons and Forsberg's e-book, Toward a Theory of Peace: The Role of Moral Beliefs.

Upcoming Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

The global trend of democratic backsliding has reshaped politics around the world, from the United States to Indonesia. Throughout Southeast Asia, a region long marked by contestation between authoritarian and democratic politics, contemporary authoritarian practices interact with local histories to generate…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Robbie Shilliam, Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University, discusses the new book "Decolonizing Politics: An Introduction," to be released by Wiley in April 2021. This seminar will focus on the chapter on International Relations.

The author will join for a conversation about their…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Simon Egbert and Matthias Leese discuss their book Criminal Futures: Predictive Policing and Everyday Police Work, out via Routledge in 2020.

The authors will join for a conversation about their work. No formal presentation will be given; please read in advance. A link to the reading will be sent with the…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Kelly Hunter presents a paper titled "Who intervenes and how? The politics of intervention for conflict-related sexual violence"/.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Nobel prize–winning economist Amartya Sen joins Cornell’s Kaushik Basu for the 2021 Bartels World Affairs Lecture, hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

At the turn of the millennium, many would have said that understanding the need for democracy was the most important change in the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Darren Byler, University of Washington, discusses the working paper "Digital Enclosure and Unfreedom in Northwest China."

The author will join for a conversation about their work. No formal presentation will be given; please read in advance. A link to the reading will be sent with the registration…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Emily Hencken Ritter presents a paper titled "Threat Dimensions and the Protection of Human Rights".