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Information Session - SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship for Graduate Students

September 20th, 2019 - 3:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

The information session will be led by Daniella Sarnoff, the director of the International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program (IDRF) at the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), and Durba Ghosh, Professor of History. Graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences are invited to attend this information session. Learn about the SSRC International Dissertation Research...


"Intended and unintended consequences of the peace agreement," by Juan F. Vargas, LASP Seminar Series

September 23rd, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

Juan will talk about his study of the intended and unintended consequences of the recent Colombian Peace Agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) guerrilla. Particularly, studying how the permanent ceasefire declared by the FARC in the midst of peace negotiations changed the balance of power in the Colombian territory, especially when comparing areas formerly cont...


Pyrrhic Constitutionalism? Buddhism, Secularism and the Limits of Law in Sri Lanka, by Benjamin Schonthal

September 25th, 2019 - 12:15PM

Location: Myron Taylor Hall

Room: 277

Of the seven countries in South and Southeast Asian with majority-Buddhist populations, six give special status and/or protections to Buddhism in their constitutions. These constitutional prerogatives give clear symbolic prestige to the majority religion. Yet what effects do such prerogatives have on the ways in which citizens understand and practice Buddhism in their daily lives? Do “Buddhi...


Fulbright U.S. Student Program

September 25th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year....


Power in Peacekeeping

September 26th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Lise Howard, Associate Professor of Government, Georgetown University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Power in Peacekeeping” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar....


"Activism in Latin America: the role of science communication and NGOs in socio-environmental conflicts,” Diogo Lopes de Oliveira, LASP Weekly Seminar Series

September 30th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

The speaker will show how a particular approach to studying activism, through science communication, adds richness and nuance to our understanding and including the relationship between politics, science and the Amazon Forest protection today. Diogo Lopes de Oliveira is professor of Social Communications at the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), Brazil and visiting scholar in the...


Workshop: Rethinking the Proposal

October 2nd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris G08

Part philosophy, part practical tutorial, this workshop aims to make proposal writing easier and more successful. It also offers an ensemble of remarkably useful tools for producing, revising, and editing, even under the stress of deadline....


Morally Opposed? How Ethics and Effectiveness Shape Attitudes about Emerging Military Technologies

October 3rd, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Michael Horowitz, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Morally Opposed? How Ethics and Effectiveness Shape Attitudes about Emerging Military Technologies” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar....


Einaudi Center SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program

October 9th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris 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...


The Reluctant Imperialists: The Dynamics of Status-Seeking in the Scramble for Africa, 1885 – 1898

October 10th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Joslyn Barnhart, Assistant Professor of Government, Wesleyan University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “The Reluctant Imperialists: The Dynamics of Status-Seeking in the Scramble for Africa, 1885 – 1898” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Institute for African Development...


Emplotting Development: Narratives of Land Reform between Turkey and the United States

October 17th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Begüm Adalet, Assistant Professor of Government, Cornell University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Emplotting Development: Narratives of Land Reform between Turkey and the United States” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar....


Writing a Winning Fulbright Proposal

October 23rd, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Primarily for undergraduates, this session offers guidance on how to write a winning proposal for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The session will be led by two Fulbright advisors with years of experience. Applying for a Fulbright? We encourage you to attend!...


Drone Warfare

October 24th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Hugh Gusterson, Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, George Washington University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Drone Warfare” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Departments of Science and Technology Studies and Anthropology....


Ambiguous Geographies of Violence, Control and Peace in Turkey: Revisiting the Kurdish Case at the Local Level

October 31st, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Dilan Okcuoglu, Visiting Scholar in the Cornell Institute for European Studies, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Ambiguous Geographies of Violence, Control and Peace in Turkey: Revisiting the Kurdish Case at the Local Level” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Cornell Institute for European Studies....


LASP Public Issue Forum: “Democracy in Latin America After the Left Turn” Steven Levitsky (Harvard) & Kenneth Roberts (Cornell)

November 4th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: Hollis Auditorium

Over a dozen Latin American countries elected left-of-center governments after 2000, but in recent years political trend lines in the region have shifted in a more conservative direction, including the rise of new far-right currents in Brazil and other countries in the region. This forum will explore the implications of these political shifts for democracy in contemporary Latin America, in an inte...


Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS)

November 6th, 2019 - 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....


Nuclear Safeguards and Security Research at the JRC

November 7th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Vincenzo Rondinella, European Commission (EU), Joint Research Centre (JRC), Nuclear Safety and Security Directorate, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Nuclear Safeguards and Security Research at the JRC” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar....


“Buying Power: Electoral Strategy before the Secret Vote," by Daniel Gingerich, LASP Seminar Series

November 11th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

Daniel Gingerich is a Professor of Politics, Director of the Quantitative Collaborative, and Co-Director of UVA-Clear (Corruption Lab for Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law) at the University of Virginia....


Einaudi Center International Research Travel Grant

November 13th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

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. ...


Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Marxism, Islamism, Ethno-nationalism and Rebel Alliances

November 14th, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Laia Balcells, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor, Georgetown University, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Do Birds of a Feather Flock Together? Marxism, Islamism, Ethno-nationalism and Rebel Alliances” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly seminar....

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