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"Viral Populism" with Dorian Bell

February 18th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:30PM

Location: A. D. White House

Room: Guerlac Room

Drawing on recent events in Europe and the US, Dorian Bell, UC Santa Cruz, will chart the new relationship developing between antisemitism and Islamophobia as economic anxiety grips the West in a lecture titled "Viral Populism: Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and the Refugee 'Crisis'." European popular discourse threatens to turn the migration question into a referendum on wheth...


Workshop: Rethinking the Proposal

February 20th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 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....


Making Religious Peace: A Historical Perspective

February 21st, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:30PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G-08

Wayne Te Brake, Professor Emeritus of History, SUNY Purchase, will speak at 12:15 pm in G-08 Uris Hall on “Making Religious Peace: A Historical Perspective” at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies weekly brown-bag seminar.  Co-sponsored by the Cornell Institute for European Studies....


Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 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. ...


The Future of EU? Immigration and the Rise of Populism

March 7th, 2019 - 4:45PM-7:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G76

This panel is part of CIES' Migration Series. Speakers Donatella Di Cesare (Sapienza University of Rome); Virag Molnar (The New School for Social Research); Cas Mudde (University of Georgia) Moderated by: Kenneth Roberts (Cornell University, Department of Government) Freedom House reports that its global index of civil rights and political liberties has been declining for 13 consec...


IGCS Colloquium

March 8th, 2019 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Eva Horn (Modern German Literature, University of Vienna) “Air: For a Cultural History of Climate”...


Cornell Contemporary China Initiative - Darren Byler

March 11th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: G76

"Terror Capitalism: Uyghur 'Reeducation' and the Chinese Security Industrial Complex" with Darren Byler, Lecturer, University of Washington. Abstract: The new system of control that targets Turkic minority populations in Northwest China has widespread implications for how humans experience their own existence, minority-majority social relations, and the expansion of autho...


Cold War

March 16th, 2019 - 5:00PM-6:28PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

2018 > Poland > Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski With Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc Academy Award–winner Paweł Pawlikowski follows up his box-office sensation Ida with this bittersweet, exquisitely crafted tale of a tempestuous love between a pianist and a singer as they navigate the realities of living in both Poland and Paris, in and outside of the Iron Curtain. Named Be...


The Other Side of Everything

March 19th, 2019 - 7:00PM-8:44PM

Location: Willard Straight Theatre

2018 > Serbia > Directed by Mila Turajlić A locked door inside a Belgrade home has kept one family separated from their past for generations. An intimate conversation between the director and her mother, the dynamic activist and scholar Srbijanka Turajlić, reveals a house and a country haunted by history. What begins as the chronicle of a childhood home grows into an elegant portrait of...


German Studies Graduate Student Conference / March 22-23, 2019

March 22nd, 2019 - 12:00AM-7:00PM

“Without Naming It: Pragmatics and Poetics of Pronouns”...


Writing a Winning Fulbright Proposal

March 27th, 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!...


IGCS Colloquium

April 12th, 2019 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Uwe Wirth (Literature and Cultural Theory, Justus Liebig Universität, Giessen) “Reiner Spaß? Komödie als Real-Satire”...


Ethics and Rights of Immigration

April 23rd, 2019 - 4:30PM-7:00PM

Location: McGraw Hall

Room: Room 165

This panel is part of CIES' Migration Series. Panelists: Anna Stilz (Princeton University); Jeremy Waldron (New York University School of Law); Christopher Heath Wellman (Washington University in St. Louis) Moderated by: Andrei Marmor (Cornell University Law and Department of Philosophy) All the countries in the world operate under the assumption that they have a right to control immigra...


IGCS Colloquium

May 3rd, 2019 - 2:30PM-7:00PM

Location: 181 Goldwin Smith Hall

Barbara Nagel (German, Princeton University) "Goethe’s Stalker-Snails"...

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