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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.

Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) Meeting

A two-day meeting, on October 28 and 29, 2022 will bring together invited scholars and practitioners from the EGAP network, along with other experts in two thematic areas, to showcase findings, identify research questions and promising interventions, and provide opportunities for matchmaking between researchers and practitioners.

This event will focus on two thematic areas: 

ILR Conference Center
8:30 am to 5:00 pm


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 11:25 a.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

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Dr. Maria Snegovaya examines the drivers of Russian revanchism. Russia’s behavior has thrown into doubt the purported strength of international norms regarding territorial integrity, not least because Putin himself has spoken of seeking to ‘re-gather’ adjacent territory deemed ‘lost’—as they had been once under…

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

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out if Fulbright is right for you!

Applications are due in the fall. Students who wish to begin the program immediately…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

11:25 am

Virtual

Professor Kristen Harkness will discuss her book When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018). The book argues that the processes of creating and dismantling ethnically exclusionary state institutions engender organized and violent political resistance.…

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

Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources!

The Einaudi Dissertation Proposal Development Program (DPD) supports 12 PhD students annually. Applicants’ research projects must focus on global issues, but the proposed research setting may be international or domestic.

Over the…

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

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. (Open to U.S. citizens only.)

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Many contemporary theorists and practitioners of disobedience have questioned whether civility and nonviolence ought to be requisite components of legitimate dissent. While sharing their skepticism of overly narrow, prescriptive formulations of a moral or legal right to disobedience, Professor Karuna Mantena…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:15 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, Cornell Law School, 277

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Tawab Danish, a Visiting Scholar here at Cornell Law School.

SEMINAR: Circling Back to Zero after 20 years of Achievements: How the Legal System of Afghanistan has Been Affected More than Any Other Institution under the Taliban Regime

DATE:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

8:30 am

ILR Conference Center

Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) in collaboration with the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, the Gender and the Security Sector Lab, Department of Government, and the Brooks School of Public Policy will be hosting a two-day meeting at Cornell…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Harshana Rambukwella

This talk explores what solidarity might mean in the current geo-political context through the specific example of postcolonial Sri Lanka, which is experiencing an existential threat unprecedented in the country's contemporary history. Mired in a deep and intractable…

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

Uris Hall, G-08

If you love languages, our funding opportunities are for you! Learn one of more than 50 languages offered at Cornell with a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship or Rare and Distinctive Language Fellowship. Opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

FLAS fellowships support…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

War in space is not inevitable. Outer space is not ‘wild west.’ There are fundamental rules of international law that govern all space activities, including military space activities. Outer space must be used for the benefit and interest of all states and for peaceful purposes. Outer space must be explored and used…

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

The Einaudi Center's Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students provide international travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research or fieldwork outside the United States.

If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

11:25 am

Virtual

The UN has promoted the establishment of specialized criminal justice mechanisms, such as specialized police and gendarmerie units, to respond to post-conflict sexual violence. However, countries have differed in how they have established these units.

Drawing on over 300 interviews in Liberia and CÔte d’…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Ryan Brutger explains that one of the central challenges in China-US relations is the risk of a security dilemma between China and the United States, as each side carries out actions for what it perceives to be defensively-motivated reasons, failing to realize how it is perceived by the other side. Yet…