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.
May 3, 2022: Forging Lasting Peace
Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate
In our ethnically, racially, linguistically, and religiously diverse world, how do we find common ground? Drawing on her experiences of mobilizing, demanding, and brokering peace, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee shares how action and activism can shape a just world.
Watch the Lecture on YouTube
Bartels 2022 in the News
Chronicle: Nobel Laureate Offers Wisdom
Bartels Explainer by Naminata Diabate
Chronicle: Gbowee to Speak on May 3
Past Bartels World Affairs Fellows
2021: Amartya Sen, 1998 Nobel Laureate in Economics
Video: Attacks on Democracy
Cornell Chronicle: Nobel Laureate Sen to Lecture on Protecting Democracy
2019: Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Indonesian Minister of Finance
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.