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South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Lincoln Hall, 124

This presentation has been postponed.

Abstract:

In late 2018, the Indian YouTube channel T-Series became the most highly subscribed channel in the world, surpassing Swedish vlogger Pewdie Pie with 63 billion views and 88 million subscribers. In this talk, I investigate the successful expansion of…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for a talk by James Robson 羅柏松 (James C. Kralik and Yunli Lou Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University).

It has become increasingly well-known that religious statues throughout Asia have hidden cavities that are filled with various objects inserted during a…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

The Institute for Comparative Modernities' first Global South Translation Symposium, featuring presentations by our inaugural cohort of translators (see below), remarks by translation theorist Naoki Sakai and commentary by Brett DeBary and Jan Steyn. Registation is required for this online event.…

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

4:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, in partnership with the Society for the Humanities, presents this symposium featuring five cutting-edge researchers whose work crosses disciplinary lines to tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Join postdoctoral fellows Mohamed Abdou, Eman…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Our contemporary moment has witnessed a precipitous rise in the presence of American Muslim comedians in pop culture - on television, movies, and on the stage. I map their unprecedented popularity to the contemporary moment when American “Muslim” humor is named as such, as well as the complications that arise from…

Past Events

Event videos from our webinar series can be found on the Webinars page.


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

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

How does migration shape life in your community?

Six undergraduate and 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,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Tatkon Center, 105 RPCC

Learn about the Laidlaw Undergraduate Leadership and Research Program. Open to first- and second-year students, this 2-year program provides generous support to carry out internationally-focused research, develop leadership skills, engage with community projects overseas, and join a global network of like-minded…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Elephants roam in about 60% of the land area in Sri Lanka, and in about 70% of that, the rural communities also live and cultivate, creating the perfect grounds for a deadly conflict. A total of 407 elephants and 121 farmers died because of human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka in 2019 recording the world’s highest…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

11:00 am

Virtual

This talk charts out an oceanic microhistory, grounded in the voyages of a dhow from the port of Kuwait, captained by the nakhoda ‘Abdulmajeed Al-Failakawi. It anchors itself in Al-Failakawi’s logbook, and looks out from the deck of the dhow onto a world of texts, letters, accounts, and other writings by nakhodas.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Virtual

A Conversation with Timothy Mitchell, William B. Ransford Professor of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University and Kaushik Basu, Professor of Economics and Carl Marks Professor of International Studies at Cornell University.