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IES organizes or collaborates on programs with partners from across Cornell and the Central New York region. These programs represent greater than $40,000 in support for faculty and students from the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Architecture, Art, and Planning, Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and Ithaca City School District.

IES' mission and mandate extends to all colleges and schools with Cornell University; to collaborate with IES, please contact or fill out our request for co-sponsorship form.

Fall 2019

Migrations and the Public Space: Reflection on the Idea of Urban Commons Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina (Friday, December 6, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Uris Hall, G08)

From the Universities to the Academia: Countering Neoliberal Knowledge Regimes Simten Coşar (Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Uris Hall, 153)

Athenian Walks from the Late 19th to the Early 20th Century Eirva Diamessis (Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Uris Hall, 153)

Reflections on Student Research in Europe 2019 Fellowship and Grant Recipients (Friday, November 8, 2019 at 12:15pm to 3:30pm, PMA, Film Forum)

The Enlightenment and Original Sin Matt Kadane (Friday, November 1, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Uris Hall, G08)

Peaches and Pearls: Materializing Metaphors of Race in Eighteenth-Century British Art Jennifer Germann (Friday, October 18, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Uris Hall, G08)

Willard: Stories of people. Scars in a landscape. Preserving a place. Tom Struyf (Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Kennedy Hall, 461)

Summer 2019

Ithaca High School World Languages Awards (June 4 and 6, 2019)

Fall 2018

Global 1968: Panel with Cornell Faculty (CIES Migration Series, September 5, 2018) Video recording

The Transnational Sixties in Britain and America: American Student Revolutionaries in Britain's "1968" (with Department of History, September 6, 2018)

Disdain, Distrust, and Dissolution: The Surge of Support for Independence in Catalonia (with Department of City and Regional Planning, September 17, 2018)

Blackout: The Necropolitics  of Extraction (IES Migration Series, September 19, 2018) Video recording

Exiles in the 21st Century: The New ‘Population Law’ of Absolute Capitalism (IES Migration Series, September 24, 2018) Video recording

Family Separation: Lessons from Europe’s Past (IES Migration Series, September 28, 2018) Video recording

The Puppetmaster: The Films of Jiri Trnka  (with Cornell Cinema, September 30-October 5, 2018)

Humanitarian Citizenship, Displacement, and Precarity in Greece (with Anthropology, October 19, 2018)

16th Annual Russian NYC Trip (with Department of Comparative Literature, October 20, 2018)

Social Spaces of Automobile Headlights (with Department of Architecture, October 31, 2018)

Interrogation, film screening (with Jewish Studies, November 1, 2018)

Dogs of Democracy, film screening (with Cornell Cinema: November 1, 2018)

The 2018 Italian Election: The Return of Fascism (with Romance Studies, November 7, 2018)

The Question of Palestine after Trump: Law, Jerusalem, and the Rights of Palestinian Refugees (November 14, 2018)

Summer 2018

Ithaca High School World Languages Awards (June 21, 2018)

ISSI 2018: Understanding the Global Impacts of Climate Change (with Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies; South and Southeast Asia Programs, June 25-26, 2018)

Spring 2018

Nemstov, film screening and discussion (with Cornell Cinema and Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, January 29, 2018)

Human Flow, fim screening (with Cornell Cinema, February 22 & 25, 2018)

Crossing the Mediterranean: Migration, Death, and Culture (IES Migration Series, February 27, 2018) Video Recording

The Divine Order, film screening (with Cornell Cinema, March 2 and 3, 2018)

Boris Basile: Making wine the Ancient Roman Way (with Department of Classics, March 5, 2018)

REM, Film Screening and Q&A (March 13, 2018)

The Age of Questions: On the Relationship between Universal War and Federation (with Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, March 15, 2018)

Forbidden Songs: Lost Music of Midcentury Poland, film screening  (with Department of Music Graduate Students Association, March 17 & 18, 2018)

Shores of Light: Salento, fim screening (with Cornell Cinema, March 19, 2018)

Trans-Atlantic Rural Research Network (TARRN) Annual Meeting (March 23, 2018)

In the Fade, film screening (with Cornell Cinema: March 22, 24, & 25, 2018)

The Arts of the Immigrant Continent (IES Migration Series, April 12, 2018) Video Recording

Flanking Maneuvers: Das Laterale Denken (with German Cultural Studies, April 13-14, 2018)

Exhibiting Yugoslavia (April 26, 2018) Video Recording

Europe Day: Celebrating IES Fellowship Recipients (May 2, 2018)

Itinerant Objects: The British Museum and the Ottoman Response to Antiquity (with AAP Graduate Student Association, May 3, 2018)

The Liberal Effect: The Politics of Policy Sciences in the Soviet Union (with Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, May 3, 2018)

Fall 2017

Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative Organizational Meeting and Social (September 14, 2017)

The Architecture of Diplomacy: US Embassies (with Department of Architecture, October 2, 2017)

Outlawing Dissent: The Flight of Scholars to Europe (IES Migration Series, October 3, 2017) Video Recording

Spain in Crisis (October 18, 2017)

15th Annual Russian NYC Trip (with Department of Comparative Literature, October 21, 2017)

Will this robot take my job? (IES Migration Series and AAP Critically Now, October 18, 2017) Video Recording

Migration of Images (IES Migration Series, October 24, 2017) Video Recording

The Art of Dance: Music and Movement from the Renaissance and Baroque (with Cornell Early Music Lab, November 4, 2017)

A Reading by Ece Temelkuran (November 9, 2017)

Imagining Migration in Europe (with German Cultural Studies, November 14, 2017)

Graduation, film screening (with Cornell Cinema, November 16, 2017)

Lisa Knoll: Social Impact Bonds and the Moralization of "The Market" (with City and Regional Planning, November 17, 2017)

Re-Formation: A celebration of music as a catalyst for social change (with Cornell University Chamber Singers, November 18, 2017)

The Bosnian Paradigm and the Future of Multiculturalism (November 20, 2017)

Martin Luther King in East and West Berlin: Analysis of an Itinerary (November 29, 2017)

The Work of Architects and Scholars in Times of Turmoil: The Urban Renewal of Istanbul (with CNY Humanities Corridor, December 1, 2017)