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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Yunus Sozen (Political Science Department, LeMoyne College)

In the last decade, Turkey has not only become the largest refugee recipient country but also one of the major immigrant destination countries in the world. All this happened during the rule of the right-wing populist Justice 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 and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Amit Bhatia ’01 Global PhD Research Awards fund international fieldwork to help Cornell students complete their dissertations. Through a generous gift from Amit Bhatia, this funding opportunity annually supports at least six PhD students who have passed the A exam. Recipients hold the title of Amit Bhatia ’01…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

3:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Free expression is a human right and cornerstone of a democratic society.

The U.S. Constitution enshrines the right to free expression, but not all those who reside within the country’s borders have equal protection. Some migrants to the U.S. are leaving situations where their rights were threatened, and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Dilip Menon (Department of International Relations, Director, Centre for Indian Studies in Africa, University of Witwatersrand)

This is a preliminary paper on the remarkable figure of Vakkom Mohd. Maulavi (1873-1932) of Travancore, on the south-western coast of India, through his writings in the…

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

12:30 pm

Uris Hall, 153

The Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) gives students multiple ways to engage with Southeast Asia. Affiliate with our program to be informed of all SEAP events and activities. Undergraduates who minor in Southeast Asian Studies are advised by SEAP Program Faculty advisors who collaborate with them to construct a course…

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 U.S. citizens to study, conduct research in any field, or teach English in more than 150 countries. Students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. Recent graduates are welcome to apply through…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 132

Shibley Telhami (University of Maryland) and Marc Lynch (George Washington University) will give a joint talk titled "Academic Freedom and Middle East Scholars after October 7" as part of Cornell University's Freedom of Expression theme this year.

Description: American college campuses have…

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

Statler Hall, 165

Planning for study abroad? No matter how you identify or where you're studying, early planning is the key to a successful study abroad experience.

Join us for a facilitated discussion with fellow students about navigating your intersectional identities while studying abroad. A panel of returned study…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 401

A series of lectures this spring will feature four visiting academics sharing their research related to antisemitism and Islamophobia.

The series, sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the College of Arts & Sciences, kicks off Feb. 12 with “Antisemitism, the Israel-Hamas War, and Distorting the Law…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 401

Moustafa Bayoumi, journalist and professor of English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York shares his views on the rise of Islamophobia.

The talk is scheduled for 5 p.m. in 401 Warren Hall. eCornell link coming soon.

Bayoumi is the author of “How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young…

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

9:00 am

Africana Studies and Research Center

This conference brings together scholars undertaking new research on questions of democratic resistance and sources of resilience in response to global evidence of democratic backsliding.

We will work together to analyze domestic and international factors, including institutions, civil society, political…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

3:00 pm

Golden Smith Hall, 348

Talk by Ali Houissa, (Curator, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Cornell University Library)

Our CMS seminar today will be led by the curator of the Middle Eastern Collection in Olin Library, who will be hosting us to see precious objects in the library's collection about Islam. We have many world-…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Sahar Aziz, Distinguished Professor of Law, Middle East Legal Studies Scholar and Chancellor’s Social justice Scholar at Rutgers University Law School shares her views on Islamophobia, antisemitism and Palestine.

Aziz is also the founding director of the Center for Security, Race and Rights. Her book “The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Biotechnology Building, G10

Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Department of History at Harvard University shares his views on antisemitism.

The talk is scheduled for 5 p.m. in Room G10 of the Biotechnology Building. eCornell link coming soon.

Penslar’s research has engaged with a variety of approaches…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Till Mostowlansky (Research Professor in Anthropology, Geneva Graduate Institute, Switzerland)

The establishment of Soviet rule in the southern parts of Central Asia bordering the British Empire has largely been researched through the lens of geopolitical competition. Virtually nothing is known about…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

White Hall, 106

The Ottoman Eichmann: Mustafa Reşat (Mimaroğlu) and The Technocracy of Genocide

Notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann took the order he was given to send millions of Jews to death camps and applied it to the letter. Eichmann made sure that every single Jew reached the respective concentration and death camps.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Violeta Moreno-Lax (Professor of Law, Queen Mary University of London and the University of Barcelona)

This paper takes issue with the exclusionary understanding of solidarity underpinning the European Union (EU)’s response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis. Through a detailed examination of the…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Warren Hall, 401

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, adjunct professor of law at Cornell Law School and General Counsel Emeritus, World Jewish Congress shares his views on antisemitism, the Israel-Hamas War and the law of genocide.

Born in 1948 in the Displaced Persons camp of Bergen-Belsen in Germany, the son of two survivors of the…

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 U.S. citizens to study, conduct research in any field, or teach English in more than 150 countries. Students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year. Recent graduates are welcome to apply through…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Ruslan Yusupov (Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell Society for the Humanities)

Hundreds of mosques in China have since 2018 witnessed their domes and minarets amputated. The effort is part of a larger nationwide campaign to “Sinicize” Chinese Islam. This talk contextualizes the campaign within the…

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

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

Learn about Cornell's new Global Grand Challenge: The Future and how you can propose a research or curricular project.

Global Cornell is opening what will be The Future’s only call for proposals. Interdisciplinary teams of faculty and researchers from all Cornell colleges, schools, and departments are…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:45 pm

Uris Hall, G08

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 students studying modern South Asian and Southeast Asian…