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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Institute for African Development

12:15 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, Zhu Faculty Lounge (L28)

Please join us on Tuesday, 1/31/2023 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Room L28 (Zhu Faculty Workshop Room, Hughes Hall) for a lunchtime panel moderated and presented by Dr. Radwa Elsaman, Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School and International Development & Rule of Law Consultant, and featuring distinguished…

East Asia Program

4:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374

Scholars of eighth-century Japanese literary works such as Kojiki, Nihon shoki, and Man’yōshū are conventionally assigned the subfield of “ancient literature.” This subfield emerged in the late nineteenth century, when two paradigms vied to define the character of Japanese antiquity and, by extension, the nature of…

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

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

With a focus on gang violence in El Salvador, Dr. Córdova’s book examines how organized criminal groups’ operations in the territories they control, and the incursion of the police and military, threaten women’s safety. The main argument establishes that gangs’ territorial control increases women’s daily risk of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Juan Fernandez

PhD Candidate, Cornell University

This talk examines three foundational ideas in the history and anthropology of sex and gender in Southeast Asia in the context of the colonial Philippines: the "high" status of women; the image of the man of prowess; and the concept and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

2:40 pm

Uris Hall, G44

The seminar will explore promising avenues to improve the science policy interface in Africa. Multiple themes under this broad umbrella will be covered, including:

Reviews of productive modes of interfacing science and policy.Detailed explorations of the regional policy-making process, including current…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

6:00 pm

Africana Center, Multi-purpose room

Black History Month is a time to assess, ask questions, and come together. Join us for this town hall and community event hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies to kick off Black History Month on campus and discuss the encounter between African Americans and Black people outside the United…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

7:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

1964 > Iran > Directed by Ebrahim Golestan
With Zakaria Hashemi, Akbar Meshkin, Tajolmolouk Ahmadi, Pari Saberi
A taxi driver finds a baby in the back seat of his cab one night after he gives a ride to a young lady. He and his girlfriend attempt to find the presumed mother while also trying to…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

10:00 am

Virtual

Registration Link: Keynote: Emerging Markets Institute's Annual Report | eCornell

The global economy has experienced rapid shocks, shifts, and disruptions over the past few years. From the ongoing effects of the Russian war on Ukraine to the enduring stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, macroeconomic…

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

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

3:30 pm

Physical Sciences Building, 401

Jenny Goldstein

Land as Experiment, Landscapes as Laboratories: Destruction and Repair in Indonesia’s Peatlands

Over the past several decades Indonesia’s peatlands, deep deposits of decaying, carbon-dense vegetation, have been transformed from forested wetlands to flammable landscapes that emit…

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Weill Hall, 224

This research explores the Strauss-Eisenhower Plan, an ambitious plan designed by the United States after the Six-Day War in 1967. Now largely forgotten, the Strauss-Eisenhower Plan, named after statesman Lewis Strauss and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, followed the same logic as Eisenhower’s flagship program,…

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

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

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

11:25 am

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, G155

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

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Borderlands, migrations, and movement are prevalent themes in post-secondary education. They connect students to seemingly disparate experiences in an increasingly inter-connected world. How do we engage with these topics to teach effectively about diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice? In this workshop…

Institute for European Studies

4:00 pm

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, MVR G422 Conference Room

Learn more about the Cornell Summer Program in Turin - Public Policy. 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 debates unfolding in Europe…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Virtual

Talk by Kristian Petersen

A distinctive Chinese Islamic intellectual tradition emerged during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Chinese Muslims established an educational system, scripture hall education (jingtang jiaoyu 經堂教育), which utilized an Islamic curriculum made up of Arabic,…

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH 142

Have you considered summer study abroad and are interested in studying law? Join Cornell Law School faculty and the Office of Global Learning to learn more about the Cornell Prelaw Program in Paris, a three-week academic program in international and comparative law. Study law in a uniquely international and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

6:00 pm

Virtual

Sophie Chao

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow and Lecturer in the Discipline of Anthropology, University of Sydney

In 2019 anti-racism protests erupted across the Indonesian-controlled region of West Papua. Organized largely by Papuan students, the protests expressed Papuans’ deep…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join Cornell's Society for Buddhist Studies for a virtual talk by Prof. Maria Heim, the George Lyman Crosby 1896 & Stanley Warfield Crosby Professor in Religion at Amherst College.

Prof. Heim will argue that Buddhaghosa in the Sumaṅgalavilāsinī, and in particular, his commentarial elaboration…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 190

FGSS Graduate Workshop:
Archival Activism: Reclaiming histories of radicalism

Friday, February 10
12 pm – 1 pm
190 Rockefeller Hall

Drawing from her experience as a historian of anti-caste radicalism and in curating a finding aid for the archive of Dr. BR Ambedkar at Columbia…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08 (Lunch Provided)

Learn more about our Cornell Summer Program in Ghana – AU Agenda 2063 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals that focuses on African development that engages the interface between the UN 17 SDGs and AU Agenda 2063 and their respective priority areas. Held at one of Cornell's Global Hub partner institutions,…

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Guerlac Room, A.D. White House

Anupama Rao -

In this presentation I engage arguments about literary destitution in particular, and about touch and sociality more generally (Jaaware, 2018) to address the forms of refusal and practices of insurgence that define and distinguish Dalit thought as a genre of political thought bound together by…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

South Asia Program

10:45 am

Virtual

The Institute for Comparative Modernities' second Global South Translation Symposium, featuring presentations by the 2022-2023 cohort of translators (see below). Respondents to be announced.

With presentations from the following ICM Global South Translation Awards recipients:

Abrona Lee Pandi…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Sonia Ahmad (City and Regional Planning, Cornell University)

By drawing on ethnographic research conducted with NGOs, utilities, and the urban-poor residents in informal settlements, this talk contributes to the study of water governance and informality by exploring how utilities are experimenting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH 64 Kaufman Auditorium

Ling Ma (History, SUNY, Geneseo) kicks off this semester's Cornell Contemporary China Initiative (CCCI) lecture series with a talk on "Men, Masculinity, and Childbirth in Early Twentieth-Century China."

What roles did ordinary men historically play in events such as childbirth and abortion?…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 183

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…

Past Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

6:00 pm

Virtual

Are you interested in the history and political development of countries in the region of southern Africa? Learn more about our Cornell Summer Program in Zambia – History and Politics of Southern Africa in partnership with the University of Zambia and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR…

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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

2:30 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

1984 > Japan > Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Featuring the voices of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos and Shia LaBeouf
Princess NausicaäŠ, a fiercely independent young woman from the peaceful Valley of the Wind, fights to prevent two warring nations from destroying…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

5:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > Spain > Directed by Amalia Ulman
With Amalia Ulman, Ale Ulman, Nacho Vigalongo, Chen Zhou
Amalia Ulman's debut feature is an offbeat comedy about a mother-daughter duo struggling to make ends meet, but desperate to keep up appearances, in post-crisis Spain. Subtitled. More at elplaneta…