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City of Ghosts with Q&A

October 18th, 2017 - 7:00PM-8:30PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

w/ intro 2017 > USA > Directed by Matthew Heineman Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, a group of citizen-journalists, chronicle the rise of the Islamic State regime in their home city. Cartel Land director Matthew Heineman's harrowing documentary looks at the fear and loss of civilians in wartime Syria, even after they flee the nation. More at Cityofghosts.com Cosponsored with the Dep...


Bringing Human Rights Home: Addressing Sexual Violence in the U.S. Military

October 19th, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Elizabeth Brundige, Associate Clinical Professor of Law & Assistant Dean for International Programs, Cornell Law School, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall about “Bringing Human Rights Home: Addressing Sexual Violence in the U.S. Military” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar....


Berger Program and Einaudi Center Distinguished Speaker: Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf

October 23rd, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Myron Taylor Hall

Room: 184

“Balancing Rights and Obligations of States and Investors:  Challenges Facing LDCs” The legal regimes that underpin the international economy often protect foreign investors at the expense of the world’s Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which are characterized by poverty, low human development, and economic vulnerability. These countries, with fragile political systems a...


Einaudi Center-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

October 25th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

This session will provide PhD students with information on the Einaudi Center – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development program. The program offers seminars, workshops, and faculty mentoring to 12 PhD students in the social sciences or humanities who are developing research projects abroad, or domestic research projects on topics that connect to global issues. Students will receive up to $5,0...


"Outside In" Legal Authorization: The Search for Legitimacy in Post-1945 Conflicts

October 26th, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Sarah Kreps, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall about “ ‘Outside In’ Legal Authorization: The Search for Legitimacy in Post-1945 Conflicts” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar....


Einaudi Center Distinguished Speaker: Gayatri Spivak, "The Rohingya Issue In A Global Context"

October 30th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium

Spivak will shed light on the current issues in Myanmar (Burma) related to the Rohingya and situate those issues at the global level. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, University Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University, holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Toronto and London, and Oberlin College.  Her books are In Other Worlds (1987), Thinking Academic Fre...


International Research Travel Grant

November 1st, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Wednesday, November 1, G08 Uris Hall, 4:30 pm. These 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.  https://einaudi.cornell.edu/2016-17-funding-information-sessions...


Extreme Violence and "Normal" Americans: The Manson Murders and the My Lai Massacre

November 2nd, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Claudia Verhoeven, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall about “Extreme Violence and ‘Normal’ Americans: The Manson Murders and the My Lai Massacre” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar....


The Status of Women's Rights and the Peace Process in Myanmar

November 3rd, 2017 - 12:20PM-1:15PM

Location: Myron Taylor Hall

Room: 182

The Berger International Speaker Series and Southeast Asia Program Present: “The Status of Women’s Rights and the Peace Process in Myanmar” May Sabe Phyu Director, Gender Equality Network (GEN) Please RSVP by November 1 to participate in lunch. http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/international/May-Sabe-Phyu.cfm Biography: May Sabe Phyu is a women’ and ethn...


North Korea and Iran: Critical Challenges for the Trump Administration

November 6th, 2017 - 12:20PM-1:15PM

Location: Myron Taylor Hall

Room: 182

The Berger International Speaker Series presents “North Korea and Iran:  Critical Challenges for the Trump Administration” All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please RSVP here by November 3, 2017. Lunch will be provided.   Robert Einhorn is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution where he focuses on nuclear nonproliferation, arms control, regiona...


Einaudi Center Roundtable: “The Roots of the Rohingya Crisis: The Eradication of a Myanmar Ethnic Group”

November 7th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Klarman Hall

Room: Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Participants: Michael W. Charney, professor of Asian and Military History, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London ​Eaint​ ​Thiri​ ​Thu, film producer, researcher, Fulbright scholar and graduate student in human rights at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota  Moderated by Magnus Fiskesjö, associ...


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS)

November 8th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate, and professional students studying modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Funding is offered in collaboration with the Einaudi Center’s South Asia and Southeast Asia Programs. https://einaudi.cornell.edu/2016-17-funding-information-sessions...


Was 1968 a “Critical Juncture”? Breaking Down a Transnational Moment

November 9th, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Sidney Tarrow, Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government Emeritus, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall about “Was 1968 a ‘Critical Juncture’? Breaking Down a Transnational Moment” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar....


The Destruction of Memory w/filmmaker

November 15th, 2017 - 7:15PM-8:40PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

Ithaca Premiere w/ filmmaker Tim Slade in person! 2017 > USA > Directed by Tim Slade Based on the book The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War by Robert Bevan, the film examines the alarming rise of cultural destruction - the intentional annihilation of irreplaceable artwork, artifacts, historical sites and their stewards in desperate attempts to erase collective history and identity...


Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics

November 16th, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Peter Katzenstein, Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Relations, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall about “Protean Power: Exploring the Uncertain and Unexpected in World Politics” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown bag seminar....

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