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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

Keynote Speaker: Nanjala Nyabola
Cornell Students: Critical Reflections

Nanjala Nyabola, author of Travelling While Black-Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move, will be in conversation with professors Rachel Beatty Riedl, Kim Yi Dionne, and postdoc Eleanor Paynter.

Nanjala Nyabola is a writer,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

As a witness to the famine caused by the British in India, Partition and the bloody aftermath, the futile East-West Pakistan relationship, the language movement, and the inevitable Liberation War, Muzharul Islam was not contained by the typical “postcolonial" hangover and neither was he an advocate of the “…

Latin American Studies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Is it possible to motivate front-line bureaucrats to exert effort in their work without relying on traditional punitive forms of oversight? We examine the motivation and performance of school principals in their administration of a free meal program targeted at school children in an Argentine province. We work…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Valerie Hudson presents a tutorial on using the Woman Stats Database. Please note that this event runs until 1:30pm.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Can bureaucratic effort and motivation be improved by voluntary, rather than mandatory, forms of oversight? Drawing on insights from psychology and public administration, we argue that voluntary forms of oversight increase bureaucrats’ sense of autonomy, and therefore their motivation and effort. Empirically, we…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

CCCI welcomes Gerald Roche, Senior Research Fellow, Politics, LaTrobe University to speak on Tibet, China, and Settler Colonialism. Tibet, China, and Settler Colonialism He states:

The term settler colonialism is increasingly being used to describe the relationship between the People’s Republic of China and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American Studies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year.

United States…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Film Overview:

Deep in the earth beneath the Arctic permafrost, seeds from all over the world are stored in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault to provide a backup should disaster strike. Wild Relatives starts from an event that has sparked media interest worldwide: in 2012 an international agricultural research…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

12:00 pm

Virtual

In Kenya there exist a chain of women educators in religious knowledge amongst the Muslim community. Due to their level of Islamic knowledge, their instructional role has for a long time been restricted to the traditional chuo (Quranic schools) to teach the reading and memorization of the Quran to children. This…

Latin American Studies Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Please register at the Zoom link below:

https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dpOtKElOQsCh6KBQPYTcLw

Speaker: Wendy Young, President, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Co-sponsored by Cornell Migrations…

Past Events

Event videos from our webinar series can be found on the Webinars page.


Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/mkdhzxm8

Come and meet with our Brazil contact and LASP Program Manager to get information and your questions answered about the Summer 2021 digital internship program with Brazil. We call it digital and not virtual because there is…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for an invited talk by Prof. Alexey Kirichenko, generously co-sponsored by the Departments of Asian Studies, History and Philosophy; the South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia and Religious Studies Programs; and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The event is open to all interested, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

There’s no such thing as the Ivory Tower. Colleges and universities are not isolated enclaves, and they probably never were. Public engagement is an essential part of the core mission of higher education.

But how do we reach the public? This age of constant media babble and a vast explosion of online and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/5ek8pd3j

This is a brief "lunch break" info session. Come and meet with our Brazil contact and LASP Program Manager to get information and your questions answered about the Summer 2021 digital internship program with…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American Studies Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Register at: https://tinyurl.com/pt9untp3

Come and meet with our Brazil contact and LASP Program Manager to get information and your questions answered about the Summer 2021 digital internship program with Brazil. We call it digital and not virtual because there is…