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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

In this virtual panel discussion, Eugene Fishel and Yaropolk Kulchyckyj will provide an insider perspective into Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine. They will bring together documentary evidence and declassified materials dealing with policy deliberation, retrospective articles authored by former policymakers, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Nick Cheesman

In 2021, a group of anti-narcotics cops in Nakhon Sawan, Thailand suffocated a man to death with plastic bags. The torture and killing would have gone unreported but that it was captured on a video, which a lawyer posted online. News reports circled around the lead protagonist, a superintendent…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Sanaa Alimia in conversation with Aziz Hakimi

In this talk, Sanaa Alimia will discuss her new manuscript, Refugee Cities: How Afghans Transformed Pakistan (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022). The book is a people's history of displacement across Afghanistan and Pakistan. Weaving together…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

2:00 pm

Kendal of Ithaca Auditorium

Valerie Jane Bunce, Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies Emerita

Why did Putin invade Ukraine in February, 2022? Why has the Russian military performed so badly and Ukraine’s military so effectively? Was the Western alliance right to provide military support to Ukraine? How can and should the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Ryan Brutger explains that one of the central challenges in China-US relations is the risk of a security dilemma between China and the United States, as each side carries out actions for what it perceives to be defensively-motivated reasons, failing to realize how it is perceived by the other side. Yet…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

8:00 am

Virtual

How will we meet the most pressing demands of our time?

Join us for a two-day symposium that brings together the Cornell community and international partners to discuss the most urgent challenges around the world and how we can work together to address them.

Building on the first Global Grand…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for European Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

4:30 pm

Klarman Hall, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

With a population of 376,000—less than half the size of Cyprus—and land area of 40,000 square miles (103,000 square km), lceland is one of Europe's smallest states.

In his lecture "Can Small States Make a Difference? The Case of Iceland on the International Scene," President of Iceland Guðni…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

5:30 pm

109 Tower Rd., G-08 Uris Hall

Amandla!: A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony is a 2002 documentary film depicting the struggles of black South Africans against the injustices of Apartheid through the use of music.

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Einaudi Center's Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students provide international travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research or fieldwork outside the United States.

If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

White Hall, 106

Levinson China & Asia‐Pacific Studies Program Guest Seminar

China and the United States are heading toward a cold war. How should we explain this development? What is likely to happen in the foreseeable future? What needs to be done to avoid a disastrous confrontation? The talk will try to address these…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

War in space is not inevitable. Outer space is not ‘wild west.’ There are fundamental rules of international law that govern all space activities, including military space activities. Outer space must be used for the benefit and interest of all states and for peaceful purposes. Outer space must be explored and used…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

If you love languages, our funding opportunities are for you! Learn one of more than 50 languages offered at Cornell with a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship or Rare and Distinctive Language Fellowship. Opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

FLAS fellowships support…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Harshana Rambukwella

This talk explores what solidarity might mean in the current geo-political context through the specific example of postcolonial Sri Lanka, which is experiencing an existential threat unprecedented in the country's contemporary history. Mired in a deep and intractable…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

8:30 am

ILR Conference Center

Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) in collaboration with the Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, the Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, the Gender and the Security Sector Lab, Department of Government, and the Brooks School of Public Policy will be hosting a two-day meeting at Cornell…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:15 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, Cornell Law School, 277

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Tawab Danish, a Visiting Scholar here at Cornell Law School.

SEMINAR: Circling Back to Zero after 20 years of Achievements: How the Legal System of Afghanistan has Been Affected More than Any Other Institution under the Taliban Regime

DATE:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Many contemporary theorists and practitioners of disobedience have questioned whether civility and nonviolence ought to be requisite components of legitimate dissent. While sharing their skepticism of overly narrow, prescriptive formulations of a moral or legal right to disobedience, Professor Karuna Mantena…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. (Open to U.S. citizens only.)

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

Develop your dissertation on global issues with a toolkit of resources!

The Einaudi Dissertation Proposal Development Program (DPD) supports 12 PhD students annually. Applicants’ research projects must focus on global issues, but the proposed research setting may be international or domestic.

Over the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

11:25 am

Virtual

Professor Kristen Harkness will discuss her book When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018). The book argues that the processes of creating and dismantling ethnically exclusionary state institutions engender organized and violent political resistance.…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out if Fulbright is right for you!

Applications are due in the fall. Students who wish to begin the program immediately…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Dr. Maria Snegovaya examines the drivers of Russian revanchism. Russia’s behavior has thrown into doubt the purported strength of international norms regarding territorial integrity, not least because Putin himself has spoken of seeking to ‘re-gather’ adjacent territory deemed ‘lost’—as they had been once under…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Tyler Jost develops a theory of crisis miscalculation that emphasizes variation in institutional relationships between political leaders and foreign policy bureaucracies. He argues that two dimensions of these institutions – capacity for information search and oversight structure – help explain why some…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Are you interested in a possible career in public service, and maybe specifically with the U.S. Department of State? Ever wondered what it's like to work in various capacities at State -- ranging from a Foreign Service Officer to policy analyst and intelligence officer -- or how to go about preparing yourself…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

11:30 am

Uris Hall, G08

Volunteer with the Foreign Language Introduction Program! FLIP has introduced thousands of children in Upstate New York to world languages and cultures. Volunteers from Cornell and surrounding communities who speak foreign languages provide fun ways for K–12 students to learn about and engage with our increasingly…

Institute for European Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:30 pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Kiplinger Theatre

As the war in Ukraine rages on, how is the ground shifting across Eurasia and beyond? Leading journalists and scholars covering Russia, Europe, China and the global political landscape will discuss how international relations, security, trade and economics are shifting in ways not seen since World War II.

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Uris hall, G08

Dr. Levi West will articulate a framework for understanding the manner in which innovative forms of violence, narrative and communicative dynamics, and emergent information and communications technologies can be integrated by terrorists and other violent non-state actors to achieve strategic effect.

The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Institute for African Development (IAD) offers a summer Africa internship program that lets you undertake challenging practical fieldwork in Ghana or Zambia. If you're a sophomore or junior, join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out how you can apply in the coming year.

Interns must…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Is the Einaudi Center's international relations minor for you? Join this Einaudi Center Student Info Session to find out.

In the international relations minor, you study the politics, economics, history, languages, and cultures of the world and gain a fresh perspective on your major field of study.…

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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Laidlaw Undergraduate Leadership and Research Program promotes ethical leadership and international research around the world—starting with the passionate leaders and learners found on campuses like Cornell.

Open to first- and second-year students, the two-year Laidlaw program provides generous support…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

4:45 pm

Virtual

Through an interdisciplinary curriculum that you can mold to your interests, the European studies minor provides the opportunity to explore Europe’s past, present, and future.

You will cultivate a knowledge of European languages, culture, history, politics, and international relations. The minor offers the…