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LASP Seminar Series

May 5th, 2016 - 11:30AM-7:00PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: 105

Amazonia Under Globalization and Global Change A talk by Susanna B. Hecht CANCELLED...

SEAP Gatty Lecture Series

May 5th, 2016 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

"Colonial Kings and the Decolonization of the French Empire: Bao Dai, Mohammed V, and Norodom Sihanouk" Christopher Goscha, Associate Professor, History, Universite du Quebec a Montreal During the last few decades, scholars have produced path-breaking studies of the nationalist transformations of the Windsor, Meiji, and Chakri dynasties in Great Britain, Japan, and Thailand. H...

"A Strategic Logic of Attacking Humanitarian Aid Workers: Evidence From Violence in Afghanistan"

May 5th, 2016 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Neil Narang, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara will speak at 12:15 in G-08 Uris Hall on "A Strategic Logic of Attacking Humanitarian Aid Workers: Evidence From Violence in Afghanistan" at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar. He has provided a paper that can be read in advance of...

“A King Along the Niger River: French Colonialism, Bargains of Collaboration, and the Rule of Law, 1879-1918”

May 5th, 2016 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: McGraw Hall

Room: American Studies Wing, Mezzanine Room 101 (enter from north side of the building, between first and second floors)

In 1891, in the midst of colonial conquest, the French military leader in the Soudan made his trusted interpreter king of the long-established Muslim town of Sinsani along the Niger River.  In making Mademba Seye king, Lt-Colonel Louis Archinard pursued his model of resurrecting African kingship that had been eroded by thirty years of militant Islamic rule under al hajj Umar and his heirs.&nb...

Voices on Vietnam Spring 2016: Professor Christopher Goscha "Towards a History of Modern Vietnam"

May 5th, 2016 - 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: The Ruth Woolsey Findley History of Art Gallery

The biannual Cornell Voices on Vietnam Speakers’ Series is delighted to announce our Spring 2016 event featuring acclaimed historian and Vietnam specialist Christopher Goscha, Professor of History at Université du Québec à Montréal.  Professor Goscha will be discussing his latest work, The Penguin History of Modern Vietnam.  Popular impressions of V...

SAP 2016 Symposium -- Gujarat / Guatemala: Marketing Care and Speculating Life

May 6th, 2016 - 1:30PM-5:00PM

Location: ILR Conference Center

Room: Room 423

The gendered, embodied labor of childbearing and childrearing has transformed the Indian subcontinent and Central America into epicenters of the global market in human futures. This symposium puts them in comparative focus through the state of Gujarat, birthplace of India’s booming surrogacy economy, and Guatemala, an iconic source for childcare work in North America overshadowed by child la...

Latin American Studies Program Seminar Series

May 9th, 2016 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: 105

"Program Resource Extraction: Identifying Support and Opposition," a talk by Moises Arce. Moises Arce is the Frederick A. Middlebush Professor in Political Science at the University of Missouri. He is the author of Resource Extraction and Protest in Peru and Market Reform in Society.  ...

Global Learning Toolkit: Making Sense of Cultural Encounters

May 12th, 2016 - 12:00PM-2:00PM

Location: ILR Conference Center

Room: 225

If you take students abroad for short-term study, service learning, or internships, this working session is for you. Join us for a discussion and planning session as we focus on making sense of what happens in "contact zones," places of encounter where our students may find cultural challenges in the context of globalization.  Distinguished guest George Marcus, Chancellor&rs...

3rd Internationalization Symposium 2016 – The Globally-Engaged Campus: Defining and Redefining Where We Are

May 18th, 2016 - 8:30AM-6:00PM

Location: Biotechnology Building

Room: G10

Each of us represents and integrates global perspectives on campus in different ways. This symposium aims to explore how Cornell offers opportunities for meaningful international experiences here on campus. “Meaningful” suggests the critical reflection and learning needed to gain self- and global knowledge, raise awareness, and commit to responsible global citizenship. We will examine,...

Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture: Svetlana Alexievich

September 12th, 2016 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Statler Auditorium

Svetlana Alexievich will present the Bartels World Affairs Fellowship Lecture....

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