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Institute for European Studies

5:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Memorably born during debates about what to do with the King, the left/right divide was not the only opposition, nor indeed the most dominant, available at the time. The Terror, for instance, opposed the Mountain to the Plane or the Marais: the Mountain was composed of radical Jacobin deputies who dominated the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Willard Straight Theatre, Willard Straight Hall Theater

Featuring a post-screening panel discussion panel discussing indigenous rights in the Brazil US and will follow the film and includes Wendy Wolford (Global Development), Renata Marques Leitao (College of Human Ecology), and Eric T. Cheyfitz (American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program).

Check out the…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for European Studies

4:45 pm

Toboggan Lodge

For the Islamist-nationalist circles in Turkey, the conquest of Istanbul on May 29, 1453 is a significant triumph inherited from the magnificent times of the Ottoman Empire, and believed to denote the founding moment of the Turkish nation. In this research, the Islamist-nationalist rhetoric of the Ottoman conquest…

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…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

3:00 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…

East Asia Program

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre, Cornell Cinema

Mr. Zhou Qing, the Berlin-based Chinese movie director and writer, generously granted permission to Professor Peidong Sun to show it to her classes for teaching purposes only.

It is about the history and memory of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) and some tragedies in a prominent middle school in Xi…

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

11:30 am

Morrison Dining

The Office of Global Learning and Cornell Dining are teaming up to welcome Cornell's international community, all Cornellians, and friends in the local community for the 35th Annual Celebration of Gratitude Dinner on Thanksgiving Day at Morrison Dining.

There are two seatings, at 11:30am and 1pm, so…

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…

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:30 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

Featuring a live score incorporating traditional Ukrainian folk melodies by Austin’s Montopolis

1929 > USSR > Directed by Dziga Vertov
This film is not only Vertov's masterpiece and final film of the silent era, it is a work which notably exemplifies the montage aesthetic of the Soviet avant…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

7:00 pm

Virtual

Join us for an online discussion on Cornell University's Gerow D. Brill Collection and Michigan University's Dean C. Worcester Photographic Collection, hosted by the Committee on Research Materials on Southeast Asia (CORMOSEA), the Southeast Asia Program (SEAP), and the Southeast Asia Digital Library (…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

How does migration shape life in your community?

Six undergraduate or graduate Cornell students can win $1,000 by submitting essays, poetry, or art that answers this question. Submissions are encouraged to show the connections between racism, dispossession, and migration in interdisciplinary, innovative, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Miles Kenney-Lazar

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, National Unviersity of Singapore

On February 1st, 2021, the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) carried out a coup d’état, toppling the democratically elected government formed by the National League for Democracy (NLD). Since that fateful…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:40 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Issues in African Development Seminar Series examines critical concerns in contemporary Africa using a different theme each semester. The seminars provide a forum for participants to explore alternative perspectives and exchange ideas. They are also a focal activity for students and faculty interested in…

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

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Talk by Nicoletta Fazio

The word muraqqa‘ (lit. patchwork) indicates a composite album containing a vast array of material from both contemporary artists and past masters. The early Timurid albums are treasure troves for the study of artistic practices of professional painters in Iran and Central Asia at 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

4:15 pm

Klarman Hall, 164 (Romance Studies Lounge)

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

This year during the summer of 2023 the thematic focus of the Program will be on Spanish film, "The Urban Paradox". Each course will focus on at least one film from a series of six films shown during the six…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

3:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Creating Pathways of Perspective-Shifting through Structured Critical Reflection"
Cori Crane
Associate Professor and Language Program Director of German, University of Alabama

Providing second language learners with space and guidance to critically reflect on their past and current…

Southeast Asia Program

12:25 pm

Warren Hall, 151

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series
Speaker: Hubert H. Humphrey Panel
Register Here: https://bit.ly/Perspectives_HHHFellows

Agricultural sustainability and climate change are inextricably intertwined. Agriculture is…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

4:30 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120

Brenda Yeoh (National University of Singapore) gives the 12th Frank H. Golay Memorial Lecture.

The prevailing neoliberal labour migration regime in Asia is underpinned by principles of enforced transience: the overwhelming majority of migrants—particularly those seeking low skilled, low-waged work—are…

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:00 pm

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, 2250

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

Nestled between the Alps and the Mediterranean in the magnificent Piedmont region of northern Italy, the city of Turin provides an inspiring background to explore the causes and consequences of population change, the…

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…

Institute for European Studies

1:00 pm

Uris Hall G08

Since the early 2000s, Poland has experienced a remarkable Jewish revival, largely driven by non-Jewish Poles with a passionate new interest in all things Jewish. Klezmer music, Jewish-style restaurants, kosher vodka, and festivals of Jewish culture have become popular, while new museums, memorials, Jewish studies…

East Asia Program

12:15 pm

Hughes Hall, Cornell Law School, Zhu Faculty Lounge (L28)

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Y.S. Lee, Director of the Law and Development Institute.

SEMINAR: Weaponizing International Trade in Political Disputes: Issues Under International Economic Law and Systemic Risks

DATE: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

TIME: 12:15 p.m. to 1…

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

Institute for African Development

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G44

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

The History and Politics of Southern Africa is a three week program, to be held at the University of Zambia, Cornell’s new Global Hub partner in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. The class will introduce students…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G30

Co-sponsored by: History of Art Department

With its striking stonework, dramatically sited buildings, and impressive terraces cascading down steep mountainsides, Inca architecture has fascinated visitors to the Andes for centuries. Yet, this lithic architecture was only one part of the complex built…