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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

Panelists

Dr. Eugene M. Fishel, author of The Moscow Factor: US Policy Toward Sovereign Ukraine and the Kremlin (Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies, 2022); Distinguished Fellow, Center for Security Policy Studies, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University.

Dr. Yaropolk T.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

As a response to gender-based violence, several countries across the world have adopted specialized police units led by women or with a higher representation of female police officers. Besides preventing violence against women, these police units seek to increase access to specialized services for survivors. Recent…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Why do people engage in vigilantism? Vigilantism is commonly understood as a functional solution to a security problem, or as "popular justice," an expression of the people's will. However, both these approaches overlook the power dynamics that are at the heart of vigilantism—and as a result, they…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Shannon Philip explores the gendering of everyday urban spaces and the social production of gendered violence. Through ethnographic data collected by ‘hanging out’ with young Indian men in New Delhi, he discusses the ways masculinities are constructed and performed, and how these in turn produce hostility, fear,…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

3:30 am

Warren Hall, 401

Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the emergence of cyber, drones, and other remote-capabilities have afforded militaries greater standoff on the battlefield. Some experts characterize this development as a “Revolution in Military Affairs” that changes not just the character of war, or how it is fought, but the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

Professor Tejasvi Nagaraja is writing a book about America’s World War II experience and generation. It reconstructs a far-flung war within the war, among Americans themselves. This transnational story braids military-industrial labor battles, Black soldiers’ protest against policing and incarceration, and veterans…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for European Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

What happened to the tens of millions of guns left over from World War I? Mary Barton discusses how the Great Powers’ failure to secure these weapons contributed to the rise of state-sponsored terrorism during the 1920s and 1930s. Barton tells a global story of the demise of empires, the rise of communism, and the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

It is now widely accepted that the age of decolonization was also a turning point in the history of democracy, as the vast majority of the non-European world replaced imperial rule with democratic republics. Although this fact is taken for granted, scholarly attention so far has been focused on the nationalist…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Southeast Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

In many accounts of the Vietnam War, the 1968 Tet Offensive – a sweeping series of communist attacks against military bases, provincial capitals and even the United States Embassy in Saigon – is recalled as a defining moment when American public opinion turned against the war. Long overlooked, however, is the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

States often fortify their borders against militant threats. How do these efforts shape civilian welfare and perceptions in borderland communities? Professor Christopher Blair conceptualizes border fortification as a legibility-building endeavor. By bolstering state reach in areas of weak historical penetration,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:25 am

Uris Hall, G08

The United States stands at a crossroads in international security. The backbone of its international position for the last 70 years has been the massive network of overseas military deployments. However, the US now faces pressures to limit its overseas presence and spending. Carla Martinez Machain's project…

Past Events

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

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