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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Joshua Savala relates that the War of the Pacific (1879–1883) looms large in the history of Peru and Chile, and has been the structuring element in historical scholarship. In this talk, based on my recent book Beyond Patriotic Phobias, I explore points of collaboration and parallel histories shared between…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

4:30 pm

White Hall, 112

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

Institute for African Development

4:00 pm

Virtual

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,…

Institute for European Studies

4:30 pm

Uris Hall, G08

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Since the so-called ‘Mediterranean migration crisis’ in 2015-16, the member states of the European Union with few exceptions have seen a marked shift to the right in the voting behavior of their electorates as existing and sometimes new authoritarian populist parties have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Institute for African Development

4:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 183

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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

5:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Language and Peace: Joining Peace Pedagogies and Peace Linguistics in Language Education"
Larisa Kasumagic- Kafedzic
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Fellow, Cornell University
Associate Professor, University of Sarajevo

Efforts toward peacebuilding in language education around the…

Institute for European Studies

5:00 pm

Klarman Hall, KG42

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

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,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Virtual

MK Long

PhD Canidate, Cornell Universty

This talk explores the rhetorical force of relationships in biographies of Buddhist nuns in Burma. Understandings of Buddhist lay women and monastics in Burma and other Theravada Buddhist cultures are so far mostly informed by ethnographic projects. There is far…

Mario Einaudi Center for International 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

Uris Hall, G-08

What do you do when the site where you planned to do your research has a major disruption making your research infeasible? What do you do when a loved one gets sick and you need to find more time for caregiving in the last semester of your program? What do you do when you get a job—a year earlier than you…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

5:00 pm

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room

"Private Academies and the Public Good: A Cold War History of Religion and Education in Japan and the US" lecture with Jolyon Thomas, University of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, February 16, at 5:00 p.m. in A.D. White House.

Thomas researches religion in Japan and the United States at the University…

Institute for European Studies

5:00 pm

Virtual

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

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 190

Join Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program
for our Faculty Work Luncheon with
Durba Ghosh, Professor of History

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
12PM-1PM
190 Rockefeller Hall

My teaching and research focus on the history of British colonialism on the Indian subcontinent. I am…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

3:30 pm

Rockefeller Hall, 374 Asian Studies Lounge

Casey Stevens (Ph.d. student, Asian Studies, Cornell) will launch the Classical Chinese Colloquium Spring '23 with Content and Form: Dunhuang Anthologies of Tang Poetry.

The Cornell Classical Chinese Colloquium (CCCC) 古文品讀 is a reading group for scholars interested in premodern Sinographic (古文) text.…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Noor Ahmad Akhundzadah

Climate change and insecurity are the main threats to Afghanistan's water resources and socioeconomic sustainability. Afghanistan's contribution to Greenhouse Gases emissions is negligible on a global scale; nonetheless, Afghanistan is adversely affected by climate…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

The Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM) hosts Departmen of History faculty member and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program (LACS) Ernesto Bassi for a lecture on his current research.

Ernesto Bassi Arevalo is an associate professor of history in the College of Arts 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

Over 500 Cornellians have crossed the globe with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program since the 1940s. You could be the next!

The program, administered by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, supports college graduates conducting research or teaching English in more than 150 countries. The…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:25 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Karl Offen's presentation explores a multigenerational family letter collection to illustrate the relationship between family biography and Atlantic geographies from the mid-eighteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. Among the 300 documents in the letter collection that he and a colleague tracked down from…

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…

Institute for European Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:00 pm

Weill Hall, 224

Register for virtual viewing.

This talk discusses the geopolitics of the Single Market in financial services in the European Union (EU) by examining three crucial case studies: (1) the post-2008 crisis transatlantic tug of war, whereby the EU leveraged its Single Market vis-à-vis the US, seeking to set the…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

5:00 pm

Uris Hall, G-08

Discourse around Muslims and Islam all too often lapses into a false dichotomy of Orientalist and fundamentalist tropes. A popular reimagining of Islam is urgently needed. Yet it is a perhaps unexpected political philosophical tradition that has the most to offer in this pursuit: anarchism. To better understand…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

East Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Infrastructure is at the heart of China’s growing, controversial presence in global development. In addition to economic considerations, observers see infrastructure projects as important cogs in China’s pursuit of international influence. However, debates on Chinese global infrastructure are remarkably devoid of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, 404

Talk by Seulgie Lim

From veiling to polygamy, Islam has been and remains connected to the oppression of women's rights across cultures and regions. What the media and superficial observations often miss however is that Islam, like any other religion, is not time-less or space-less, and especially for…

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G22

A new conversation with Iftikhar Dadi about his recently published book, Lahore Cinema: Between Realism and Fable (U of Washington P, 2022)

Commercial cinema has been among the most powerful vectors of social and aesthetic modernization in South Asia. So argues Iftikhar Dadi in his provocative examination of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

12:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Hosted by the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies as part of its work on Inequalities, Identities, and Justice, this panel will explore the concepts of worldmaking and self-determination and how they shape our understandings of imperialism, decolonization, and alternative futures.

Speakers

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Southeast Asia Program

12:30 pm

Kahin Center

Alyssa Paredes

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

On the banana plantations of Mindanao, the Philippines’ southernmost region, activists involved in an anti-chemical campaign decry their exposure to pesticide drift as an infringement on both their person and their…

Southeast Asia Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

3:00 pm

Warren Hall, B73

On the banana plantations of Mindanao, the Philippines’ southernmost region, activists involved in an anti-chemical campaign decry their exposure to pesticide drift as an infringement on both their person and their personhood. Such forms of plantation-driven dehumanization draw the Pacific and the Atlantic worlds…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Jyoti Balachandran (History, Pennsylvania State University)

This talk centers around the life and works of Qutb al-Din Muhammad al-Nahrawali (d. 1582), a Muslim intellectual from northern Gujarat who achieved tremendous professional success in Mecca. Over the course of his life, al-Nahrawali served…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for European Studies

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

4:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Register for virtual viewing.

Autocracy has been on the rise in global political affairs over the past decade, becoming a focal point of academic and public debate. Less attention has been focused, however, on the rise of social protest movements that contest authoritarian regimes in a large number of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

4:45 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, GSH64 Kaufman Auditorium

Her Voice: Recounting Japanese Military Sexual Slavery in Chinese Literature and Film

Xian Wang (East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Notre Dame)

In this talk, Xian Wang explores how personal testimonials of “comfort women” can be included in collective memory and how women’s wartime…

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…