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Past Events

South Asia Program

1:00 pm

Virtual

Join us on Zoom to practice your Bengali 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 helps you learn…

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 helps you learn…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for our inaugral symposium on 20th century Indian Buddhism.

The Symposium will feature short papers by Anand Venkatkrishnan (University of Chicago), Padma D. Maitland (California Polytechnic State University), and Douglas Ober (University of British Columbia),…

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

Come to the LRC 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 helps you learn…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

South Asia Program

4:30 pm

Morrill Hall, Room 404

Talk by Dina Siddiqi

In Bangladesh, as elsewhere today, bodies marked Muslim are constitutive sites of feminist and other politics. The figure of the female garment worker – tasked with saving the national economy through her public, visible labor – has emerged as an especially dense site of debate and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Trishna Senapaty

This talk explores the conceptual landscape of open prisons in India. Open prisons are institutions intended to facilitate prisoner rehabilitation by permitting them to live in small dwellings with their families and earn livelihoods outside their boundary walls. The talk delves into…

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

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

How will we meet the most pressing demands of our time?

Join us for a two-day symposium that brings together the Cornell community and international partners to discuss the most urgent challenges around the world and how we can work together to address them.

Building on the first Global Grand…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

Johnson Museum of Art, Wing Lecture Room ×

The exhibition 75 Years of Consequence: The Partition of India explores the legacy and tragedy of Partition, which created the independent states of India and Pakistan, and later Bangladesh. At this panel discussion, two of the exhibition curators—Ellen Avril, the Judith H. Stoikov Curator of Asian Art at the…

South Asia Program

8:00 am

Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, 1250 Gallery

An exhibit by Sabeen Omar, Designer in Residence in Human Centered Design. Curated by Prof. Denise Green.

How can I paint like I would embroider? This question has fueled my work for a very long time. The slow covering of a surface (as opposed to a quick brushstroke) and the connection to needlework I have…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

8:00 pm

Virtual

Come to the Office of Global Learning's info session to learn more about this program!

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…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Rakhee Balaram

Can Rabindranath Tagore be considered a "surrealist"? This paper questions the historiography concerning Tagore's art while simultaneously examining the cultural climate surrounding his 1930 exhibition in Paris. A contemporary re-evaluation of Rabindranath Tagore's…

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Virtual

Please join the Society for Buddhist Studies for a talk by Andrew Ollett (The University of Chicago).

Buddhist and Jain traditions saw their teachings as part of a “dispensation” (tīrtha in Jainism) that has both a beginning and an end. This is in absolute contrast to dominant self-perceptions of Brahmanical…

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

The Einaudi Center's Research Travel Grants for Graduate Students provide international travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research or fieldwork outside the United States.

If you’re traveling between the United States and a host country for activities directly related to…

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

Historical thinking is one of the most critical skills a college student can acquire. Teaching globally is a vital approach to understanding our contemporary world.

How do we combine the resources available to us from archives, libraries, and online collections to inform our understanding of the past and…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Isabel Huacuja Alonso

From news about World War II to the broadcasting of music from popular movies, radio played a crucial role in an increasingly divided South Asia for more than half a century. Radio for the Millions examines the history of Hindi-Urdu radio during the height of its popularity from…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

Institute for European Studies

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites students to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater student competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. The top three videos received…

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

Uris Hall, G-08

If you love languages, our funding opportunities are for you! Learn one of more than 50 languages offered at Cornell with a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship or Rare and Distinctive Language Fellowship. Opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

FLAS fellowships support…

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

A.D. White House, Guerlac Room

ICM FALL 2022 NEW BOOKS SERIES

This talk by Professor Travers will focus on his just published book, Empire of Complaints: Indian Petitioning and the Making of the British Empire in India (Cambridge UP, 2022) which reinterprets the transition from Mughal to British rule in eighteenth-century India, showing…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

11:00 am

Virtual

Talk by Harshana Rambukwella

This talk explores what solidarity might mean in the current geo-political context through the specific example of postcolonial Sri Lanka, which is experiencing an existential threat unprecedented in the country's contemporary history. Mired in a deep and intractable…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:00 pm

Willard Straight Theatre

2021 > India > Directed by S.S. Rajmouli
With N.T. Rama Rao Jr (Jr NTR), Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn
An action-packed spectacular that mythologizes two real-life freedom fighters who helped lead India's fight for independence from the British Raj: Komaram Bheem (Jr NTR) and Alluri Sitarama Raju (…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

South Asia Program

12:00 am

Virtual

The Lingua Mater competition invites alumni to translate Cornell's Alma Mater into a different language and submit a video of the performed translation. The inaugural Lingua Mater alumni competition took place in 2018 as part of Cornell's Global Grand Challenges Symposium. Winners included the Cornell…

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

12:15 pm

Myron Taylor Hall, Cornell Law School, 277

Please join us for a lunchtime seminar given by our guest Tawab Danish, a Visiting Scholar here at Cornell Law School.

SEMINAR: Circling Back to Zero after 20 years of Achievements: How the Legal System of Afghanistan has Been Affected More than Any Other Institution under the Taliban Regime

DATE:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Kalyani Devaki Menon

In today’s India where we see the ascendance of Hindu supremacy, the increasing hegemony of upper-caste Hindu norms, escalating violence against religious minorities, and rising authoritarianism, the place for Muslims is shrinking. However, while these forces marginalize Muslims…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:00 pm

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Film Forum

Aunty Aesthetics, or More Ways to be an Aunty, a talk Dr. Kareem Khubchandani
Friday, October 21st, 3:00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. , Film Forum and on Zoom

Description:
Aunties are known to be terrifying figures, domineering and difficult, overbearing to younger generations. They are especially known for…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

11:25 am

Virtual

Many contemporary theorists and practitioners of disobedience have questioned whether civility and nonviolence ought to be requisite components of legitimate dissent. While sharing their skepticism of overly narrow, prescriptive formulations of a moral or legal right to disobedience, Professor Karuna Mantena…

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

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. (Open to U.S. citizens only.)

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

3:30 pm

401 Physical

The imagination of the nonhuman in South Asian history was often through processes of dehumanization. References to Indian dogs in terms of caste and untouchability, the use of various animals as beasts of burden, the comparisons of aboriginal tribes with primates, and the enactment of animal cruelty acts, were all…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

Talk by Denise N. Green

In 2015 I began teaching a class at Cornell about fiber, textile, and apparel production in India, which included a winter break field trip to manufacturing facilities. Inspired by the students' transformative learning experience and the connections we created, I wanted to…

South Asia Program

6:00 pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, G142

The LGBTQ+ Resource Center would like to invite all to attend our LGBTQ+ History Month speaker event with Kalki Subramaniam. This event is a collaborative effort with Evergreen Story and Desi Rainbow to bring one of the most recognized Indian transgender activists of our era to campus. Kalki is the founder of the…