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Past Events

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.

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

South Asia Program

7:00 pm

Long Island, NY

The Biden Administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan on August 31st focused attention on the plight of Afghans who supported U.S. and allied forces. In December 2001, shortly after the 9/11 attacks, Farid Ferdows '21 was hired by the U.S. Army to work as an interpreter/translator. He received a special…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

lecture with Seema Golestaneh. Rescheduled for November 15.

sponsored by Department of Near Eastern Studies, Iranian Student Association, and NES undergrad lunch series

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

South Asia Program

12:15 pm

Uris Hall, G08

This project investigates changing patterns of knowledge resource management at the British East India Company. It covers the years between the Company’s takeover of Bengal in 1757 and the loss of its monopoly rights in 1833. At the beginning of the period, the Company generally depended upon individuals for the…

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

South Asia Program

12:00 pm

Asian Studies Faculty Lounge, Rockefeller level 3

Please join us for a talk by MK Long (PhD Candidate, Department of Asian Studies).

This paper opens the historical study of initiated female Buddhist devotees (thilashin) in Myanmar through analysis of the 1982 biography of Daw Medawadi (1862-1932), founder of a Buddhist nunnery (chaung) at the turn of the…

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 International Research Travel Grants provide travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork outside the United States. They also provide travel support for professional students engaged in various academic experiences in the international arena.…