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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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies , G-08 Uris Hall

Get involved with the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Language Resource Center to enhance your language skills!

Through resources on campus, students of all levels can improve global language skills, apply for funding to practice language abroad, and more.

Opportunities include…

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

Learn more about Fulbright opportunities for graduate students that fund your international research or teaching from a Fulbright advisor at Cornell.

Fulbright at Cornell is administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. The Einaudi Center's Fulbright advisor works with you to…

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

2:30 pm

Willard Straight Hall, Memorial Room

Open up a whole new world by studying abroad!

Cornellians who have studied abroad are sharing their experiences at the Office of Global Learning's study abroad fair. You'll learn about where in the world you can study, what programs work for you and your major, and how study abroad can enhance…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G02

Talk by Liyu Hua (Asian Studies, Cornell University)

This talk will address Pali language ideology in Buddhaghosa’s commentaries around 500 CE and the traces of its inheritance from Patañjali’s Mahābhāṣya. The often-quoted discussion of the Pali language as “the natural language” (Pali sabhāvanirutti) in the…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join Cornell's Society for Buddhist Studies for a virtual talk by Prof. Anne M. Blackburn, the Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities here at Cornell.

In her research, Prof. Blackburn works at the intersection of Buddhist institutional history, political economy, intellectual history…

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

4:30 pm

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, 163 Uris Hall

Stop by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies' Minors Open House to learn about adding an international minor to your degree.

The Einaudi Center offers minors in migration studies, international relations, European studies, and Latin American and Caribbean studies. The Department of Asian…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Are you interested in the intersection of mental health and culture, global health, and community engagement? Do you want to gain field research skills and learn about indigenous communities in South India’s beautiful and fragile Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve? If so, the Cornell-Keystone Nilgiris Field Learning…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G02

Talk by Bruno Shirley (Asian Studies, Cornell University)

In the twelfth century, the Buddhist monarchs of Poḷonnaruva began to claim to be cakravartins: literally "wheel turners," but usually translated as “universal kings.” Scholars have reasonably assumed that a direct line can be drawn backward…

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Virtual

Are you interested in the intersection of mental health and culture, global health, and community engagement? Do you want to gain field research skills and learn about indigenous communities in South India’s beautiful and fragile Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve? If so, the Cornell-Keystone Nilgiris Field Learning…

South Asia Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Bengali skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for our inaugral symposium on 20th century Indian Buddhism.

The Symposium will feature short papers by Anand Venkatkrishnan (University of Chicago), Padma D. Maitland (California Polytechnic State University), and Douglas Ober (University of British Columbia),…

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, Room 404

Talk by Dina Siddiqi

In Bangladesh, as elsewhere today, bodies marked Muslim are constitutive sites of feminist and other politics. The figure of the female garment worker – tasked with saving the national economy through her public, visible labor – has emerged as an especially dense site of debate and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Trishna Senapaty

This talk explores the conceptual landscape of open prisons in India. Open prisons are institutions intended to facilitate prisoner rehabilitation by permitting them to live in small dwellings with their families and earn livelihoods outside their boundary walls. The talk delves into…

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

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

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Johnson Museum of Art, Wing Lecture Room ×

The exhibition 75 Years of Consequence: The Partition of India explores the legacy and tragedy of Partition, which created the independent states of India and Pakistan, and later Bangladesh. At this panel discussion, two of the exhibition curators—Ellen Avril, the Judith H. Stoikov Curator of Asian Art at the…

South Asia Program

8:00 am

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, 1250 Gallery

An exhibit by Sabeen Omar, Designer in Residence in Human Centered Design. Curated by Prof. Denise Green.

How can I paint like I would embroider? This question has fueled my work for a very long time. The slow covering of a surface (as opposed to a quick brushstroke) and the connection to needlework I have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Come to the Office of Global Learning's info session to learn more about this program!

Are you interested in the intersection of mental health and culture, global health, and community engagement? Do you want to gain field research skills and learn about indigenous communities in South India’s beautiful…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Rakhee Balaram

Can Rabindranath Tagore be considered a "surrealist"? This paper questions the historiography concerning Tagore's art while simultaneously examining the cultural climate surrounding his 1930 exhibition in Paris. A contemporary re-evaluation of Rabindranath Tagore's…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for a talk by Andrew Ollett (The University of Chicago).

Buddhist and Jain traditions saw their teachings as part of a “dispensation” (tīrtha in Jainism) that has both a beginning and an end. This is in absolute contrast to dominant self-perceptions of Brahmanical…

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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Historical thinking is one of the most critical skills a college student can acquire. Teaching globally is a vital approach to understanding our contemporary world.

How do we combine the resources available to us from archives, libraries, and online collections to inform our understanding of the past and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Isabel Huacuja Alonso

From news about World War II to the broadcasting of music from popular movies, radio played a crucial role in an increasingly divided South Asia for more than half a century. Radio for the Millions examines the history of Hindi-Urdu radio during the height of its popularity from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Institute for European Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received…

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…

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

ICM FALL 2022 NEW BOOKS SERIES

This talk by Professor Travers will focus on his just published book, Empire of Complaints: Indian Petitioning and the Making of the British Empire in India (Cambridge UP, 2022) which reinterprets the transition from Mughal to British rule in eighteenth-century India, showing…

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

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > India > Directed by S.S. Rajmouli
With N.T. Rama Rao Jr (Jr NTR), Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn
An action-packed spectacular that mythologizes two real-life freedom fighters who helped lead India's fight for independence from the British Raj: Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) and Alluri Sitarama Raju (…