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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

9:00 am

Uris Hall, G08

This is a two-day symposium occurring on June 10th & 11th

The 2022 “Decolonizing Futurities” symposium will be hosted by the inaugural cohort of Global Racial Justice Fellows of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at Cornell University. Through this symposium, we seek to critically analyze…

South Asia Program

11:30 am

Virtual

Join us virtually this spring to practice your language skills and meet new people. Conversation Hours provide an opportunity to use the target language in an informal, low-pressure atmosphere. Have fun practicing a language you are learning! Gain confidence through experience! Just using your new language skills…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Institute for African Development

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

5:00 pm

Alice Statler Auditorium

Forging Lasting Peace: Movements for Justice in a Pluralist World (Bartels World Affairs Lecture)

In our ethnically, racially, linguistically, and religiously diverse world, how do we find common ground? Amid ongoing conflict and violence, how do we foster lasting peace? In our world full of inequalities,…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

2:00 pm

Virtual

Please join us for a talk by Eugene Wang (Harvard).

A Buddhist cave decorated with scenes of meditation at once makes perfect sense and no sense at all. It makes sense in view of the centrality of meditation in Buddhist imagination and practice. It makes no sense in that nowhere in Buddhist discourse do we…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Virtual

Talk by Anna Stirr

Gokul Joshi (1930-1961) was a radical progressive poet and singer who was born in poverty and lived an itinerant life in Nepal and India in the 1940s and 50s, performing his songs and poetry and organizing workers and peasants against their exploiters wherever he went. He was an…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

11:30 am

Biotechnology Building, G10

All societies, and especially diverse ones like the US, are multilingual; translingual communication mediates life and professions and makes knowledge grow and work. Yet, myths about language set up barriers, inhibiting free exchange and application of knowledge. These myths include the ideas that knowledge must…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

Guest Speaker:

Fatema Sumar, Vice President of Compact Operations, Millennium

Leveraging her expertise in international development, foreign policy, diplomacy, and advocacy, Fatema Z. Sumarleads efforts to fight poverty by transforming global systems in reaching vulnerable populations. As Vice…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

115 Ives Hall

By Bharat Patankar

Bharat Patankar is an intellectual-activist based in India. A recent New York Times obituary of his life-partner Gail Omvedt, noted that Patankar has led Shramik Mukti Dal (toilers' liberation league), "an organization credited with launching some of the largest organized mass…

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:25 pm

Emerson Hall, 135

Perspectives in Global Development Seminar
Speaker: Ashish Bajracharya, deputy director at Population Council
Location: Emerson 135 and Zoom
Registration: https://bit.ly/Perspectives_Bajracharya

In recent years, the garment industries of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Syed Jaleel Hussain

The ethnic, linguistic and religious diversity has been an essential feature of life in Kashmir for centuries. The majority of the muslim population is Sunni along with sizeable pockets of Shia minority. Shias have played a critical role in the socio-political and cultural life of…