Upcoming Events

Border

January 23rd, 2019 - 9:15PM-11:05PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

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21st Century Concentration Camps: Xinjiang and China’s Political Conversion Therapy

January 31st, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Magnus Fiskesjö, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “21st Century Concentration Camps: Xinjiang and China’s Political Conversion Therapy” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


SAP Speaker Series, M.K. Gandhi's Apologies, by J. Daniel Elam

February 4th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

M.K. Gandhi apologized for his actions many times over the course of his long political career, but almost always refused to apologize for the philosophy of satyagraha that provoked those actions. In 1939, however, Gandhi apologized twice for having been "gripped" (graha) by the wrong "truth" (satya): once for a failed fast in Rajkot, and once for his flippant respons...


Cornell Contemporary China Initiative - Mark Frazier

February 11th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G76

  “The  Politics of Relocation: Demolition and Resettlement in Shanghai and Mumbai” The first CCCI lecture of the spring welcomes Mark W. Frazier, Professor of Politics at The New School, where he also serves as Academic Director of the India China Institute. He teaches and writes about social policy in China and efforts to reduce inequalities. His recent rese...


I Am Not A Witch

February 12th, 2019 - 7:00PM-8:03PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

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Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Establish Reputations in International Politics

February 14th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Danielle Lupton, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Colgate University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Reputation for Resolve: How Leaders Establish Reputations in International Politics” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


Making Religious Peace: A Historical Perspective

February 21st, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Wayne Te Brake, Professor Emeritus of History, SUNY Purchase, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Making Religious Peace: A Historical Perspective” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Cornell Institute for European Studies....


On the Frontlines of Peace: The Unlikely People Who Are Getting It Right

February 28th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Séverine Autesserre, Professor of Political Science, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “On the Frontlines of Peace: The Unlikely People Who Are Getting It Right” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


SAP Speaker Series, On the Prowl: Tigers and Tea Planters in British India, by Romita Ray

March 4th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

By the late 1800s, swathes of jungle in eastern India were cleared to create tea estates or plantations. But these commercial landscapes were never quite splintered from the wilderness, their porous boundaries remaining open to a spectacular array of wildlife that wandered over in search of food. My talk focuses on the tiger, the most ferocious of predators to cross over into tea plantations. Spec...


China’s Increasingly Inflexible Policy Toward Tibet

March 7th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Allen Carlson, Government Department, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “China’s Increasingly Inflexible Policy Toward Tibet” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


Conformities and Interruptions in Southeast Asia - Cornell Southeast Asia Program's 21st Graduate Student Conference

March 8th, 2019 - 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Kahin Center

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 1, 2019 Notification of Acceptance: January 15, 2019  Confirmation of Attendance Deadline: February 1, 2019  Full Papers Due: February 15, 2019  Conference Date: March 8-10, 2019    Please submit abstracts to the following email address: seapgatty@cornell.edu.    For more information on the conference...


Shoplifters

March 8th, 2019 - 8:30PM-10:31PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

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SAP Speaker Series, 'Manto' film screening, and Q & A with director, Nandita Das

March 14th, 2019 - 6:00PM-9:00PM

Location: Klarman Hall

Manto is based on the four most significant and tumultuous years (1946-1950) in the life of Saadat Hasan Manto. It is set during the Independence of India from the British, leading to the Partition of the country. As sectarian violence engulfs India, Manto is compelled to make the difficult choice of leaving his beloved Bombay for the newly born Pakistan. In Lahore, he finds himself bereft of frie...


SAP Speaker Series, Kashmir: The Epicenter of the India-Pakistan Conflict, by Pervez Majeed

March 20th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Pervez will provide an overview of the prevailing situation in Kashmir, the stated positions of India and Pakistan and its consequent impact on the political, social and security situation in Kashmir.  As a journalist who was born, brought up, educated, and worked in the conflict-ridden Kashmir, the speaker will share his experiences and understanding of the issue which is at the centre of a...


Kashmir and India-Pakistan Relations: Chequered History, Bleak Present

March 21st, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Pervez Majeed, Assistant Professor from the University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Kashmir and India-Pakistan Relations: Chequered History, Bleak Present” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar.  Co-sponsored by the South Asia Program. He will also be speaking on Wednesday March 20 at 4...


SAP Seminar Series, Caste, Temple, Church and Remittance Practices of the Tamil Diaspora: Resisting and Reproducing Hierarchies in Post-War Jaffna, Northern Sri Lanka, by Thanges Paramsothy

March 25th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

This paper examines the caste-based religious remittance practices of the Tamil diaspora and considers how such remittances fulfil multiple needs of the dispersed Tamils who live in exile and at ‘home’. The remittances sent by the Tamil diaspora are utilized, inter alia, for the renovation of caste-based Hindu temples and churches in their ūr (village or homeland). The paper observes...


North Korean Human Rights and Transnational Activism

April 18th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Andrew Yeo, Politics Department, The Catholic University of America, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “North Korean Human Rights and Transnational Activism” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


Big Data, Privacy, and the U.S. Intelligence Workforce

April 25th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Kathleen Vogel, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland at College Park, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Big Data, Privacy, and the U.S. Intelligence Workforce” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar....


Cornell Contemporary China Initiative - Guldana Salimjan

April 29th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G76

Guldana Salimjan is a PhD Candidate at the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia. Using feminist, oral history, and memory studies methods, she examines the embodied practice of Kazakh social memory as well as societal changes from socialist collectivization to post-Mao China. Her research interests include performance, anthropology of ritua...

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