Rice Planting Party  - Photo by Travel Grant recipient Rebakah Daro Minarchek ([field_department]) in Ciptagelar village, West Java,  Indonesia

The Einaudi Center is a hub for global activity at Cornell. The center organizes, catalyzes, and supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach programs across campus. We focus on projects that promote intercultural and cross-national understanding. We educate students to become citizens of the world. And we help solve key economic, environmental, and political problems across the world.

The 2015 Lund Critical Debate will take place on Tuesday, March 3rd, at 4:30PM in the Statler Auditorium.  Former Ambassador Dennis Ross will debate Bassam S. Haddad, the Director of the Middle East Studies Program at George Mason University, on the topic of “American Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Success or Failure?” Cornell Law School Associate Professor Aziz Rana will moderate the event.The debate will focus on the following questions: Given the remarkable developments since 2011 in the Middle East, what has been the influence of the United States on...
A total of $350,000 in funding is available to Cornell faculty through the new Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum (ICC) grant program. ICC grants will support projects which integrate international and cross-cultural concepts into the curriculum and expand opportunities for students to engage in meaningful international experiences. Learn more by clicking this article title.
On March 16, 2015, at 4:30 pm in Statler Auditorium, Ambassador Michael McFaul will give the 2015 Bartels World Affairs Lecture entitled, “A New Cold War? Explaining Russia’s New Confrontation with the West.”Michael McFaul is the former director of Center on Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law, and director of Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University. He is also the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he co-directs the Iran Democracy Project, as well as Professor of Political...
On Monday, February 23, 2015 Sarah Mendelson from the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS) gave a lecture entitled “Why Governments are Targeting Civil Society and What Social Scientists Can Do About It” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.After a brief introduction from Einaudi Center Director and Vice Provost for International Affairs Fred Logevall, Dr. Mendelson framed her discussion with current examples of governments targeting nongovernmental organizations, media organizations, and civil society in general, to prove the...
On Monday, March 9, 2015, at 4:30 pm in Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, William Hitchcock will present a lecture entitled “Why the First World War Still Matters: Reflections on the Centennial, 1914-2014” as part of the Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series.William I. Hitchcock is Professor of History at the University of Virginia, and the Randolph P. Compton Professor at UVA's Miller Center. His work and teaching focus on the international, diplomatic, and military history of the 20th Century, in particular the era of the world wars and the cold war. He...
“My research examines how local people engage in collective action to alleviate poverty. The International Faculty Fellowship (IFF) has supported me to take Cornell students to Indonesia to work with local communities and to consider the possibility of expanding my comparative research in Southeast Asia to include Myanmar.” – Victoria Beard. IFFs are appointed by the Einaudi Center, and they work with the Center to strengthen international research and teaching at Cornell and foster new cross-college connections.