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Past Events

South Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Join us virtually this spring to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun listening to and speaking in a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new…

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Join us virtually this spring to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun listening to and speaking in a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new…

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom throughout the spring for LRC Happy Hour. Every second Tuesday of the month (third Tuesday in April). We'd love to hear how it’s going! All of it.

Bring your (language instruction) stories whether they be good, bad, amazing, or unusual. It takes all kinds of stories to make a Happy Hour…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Sara L. McClintock, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

This paper records the rising age at marriage for women and men in India and discusses the possible contextual influences on these trends – government policy, economic and social development, aggressive social advocacy, and a marriage squeeze – and then goes on to discuss the potential implications of each of these…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Matthew William King, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Join us for an interactive teach-in and listen-in on the history and experience of anti-Asian racism in the United States and at Cornell University. Register here.

In the first hour, perspectives and presentations from Cornell students, staff, and faculty will highlight the long history of anti-Asian racism…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

This conversation with Maryam Wasif Khan is part of ICM's Spring 2021 New Books Series. Who Is a Muslim? argues that modern Urdu literature, from its inception in colonial institutions such as Fort William College, Calcutta, to its dominant iterations in contemporary Pakistan—popular novels, short stories,…

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

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

When Madame Vice President, Kamala Harris, ran for president of the United States, news coverage focused on her unusual ethno-racial roots. Her Indian mother was from Chennai and her father, who is Black, was born in Jamaica. Some journalists also questioned whether progressive voters would be put-off by Harris’s…