Engaging Civil Society in Conserving Earth's Critical Biodiversity Hotspots

Patricia Zurita, Executive Director of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, leads efforts to conserve Earth’s most biologically rich yet threatened areas.

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Engaging Civil Society in Conserving Earth's Critical Biodiversity Hotspots

Patricia Zurita, Executive Director of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, leads efforts to conserve Earth’s most biologically rich yet threatened areas.

Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2011

Water Scarcity and Policy in the Middle East and Mediterranean International Conference

An international conference will be held at Cornell University's Law School on November 4-6, 2011, to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplines engaged in research that addresses the crisis of fresh water resources in dry regions of the world. The conference will focus particularly on the Middle East, the Mediterranean Basin, and the Nile Basin, where population increase and climate change threaten to exacerbate regional conflicts and human suffering.

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Localizing Global Justice: Rethinking Law and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

Human rights and global justice are major themes of academic and practitioner debate, both in Asia and beyond.

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Friday, November 4, 2011

Tales from the Golden Age - Recent Romanian Cinema - Ithaca Premiere!

2009 > Romania > Directed by Cristian Mungiu, Constantin Popescu, Hanno Höfer, Ioana Uricaru, Razvan Marculescu with Alexandru Potocean, Avram Birau, Calin Chirila

Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2011

Yunagi City, Sakura County - Ithaca Premiere! FREE

2007 > Japan > Directed by Kiyoshi Sasabe with Rena Tanaka, Kumiko Aso, Hisashi Yoshizawa

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

SEAP Brown Bag Lecture Series, “'Banks Not Bombs': Islamic Capitalism, Shariah Elites, and Malaysia's Islamic Future"

Malaysia’s Malay-Muslim-led government and its Central Bank have together created a Malaysian Islamic financial industry of remarkable depth and breadth—today the second largest in the world. Malaysia has a distinct advantage in capturing a vast share of this booming market: investing into it an enormous amount of human and financial capital, and allowing interpretations for shariah contracts that make its Islamic financial products the most innovative and sophisticated (and often most controversial) in the world.

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Cornell Plantations 2011 Fall Lecture Series - "Grow the Good Life"

Michele Owens, author

Plantations Fall Lecture Series features prominent speakers on a broad range of popular horticultural, natural sciences, and human cultural themes.

*Class of 1945 Lecture

Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Even The Rain

(Spain 2010) 103 min. Directed by Icar Bolla

Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011