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Bartels World Affairs Lecture

The Einaudi Center’s flagship event brings distinguished international figures to campus each academic year to speak on global topics and meet with Cornell faculty and students, particularly undergraduates. The Henry E. and Nancy Horton Bartels World Affairs Fellowship supports the speaker’s visit.

Video (May 5, 2021): Attacks on Democracy

Amartya Sen, 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics

2021 Bartels World Affairs Lecture: Amartya Sen, Attacks on Democracy

 Cornell Chronicle: Nobel Laureate Sen to Lecture on Protecting Democracy

Past Bartels World Affairs Fellows

2019:  Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesian Minister of Finance

Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesia’s minister of finance, gives the 2019 Bartels World Affairs Lecture on April 10, 2109.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati gives the Bartels World Affairs Lecture on April 10, 2019.

 Cornell Chronicle: Bartels Lecturer Outlines How Developing Countries Can Build Human Capital

2017: Christopher Painter ’80, Cyber Expert 

Cornell Chronicle: Former State Department Official Talks Cyber Diplomacy in Bartels Lecture

2016: Svetlana Alexievich, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Literature 

Cornell Chronicle: Nobel Laureate Alexievich Created Her Own Literary Genre

See previous Bartels World Affairs Fellows in Cornell Library’s eCommons archive.