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“Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection,” by Ali Houissa and Laurent Ferri, CMS Seminar Series

November 18th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Kroch Library

Room: Rare Manuscripts Collection, Basement Floor, Kroch Library

This CMS seminar will be led by two curators (and friends of CMS!) in Olin Library, who will be hosting us to come and see precious objects in the library's collection about Islam.  We have many world-class books, some of them centuries old, which show the history and evolution of Islam over a long period, and across many cultures.  This is a wonderful opportunity to see some of the...

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

November 18th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Find out about the Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This fully funded study abroad opportunity allows U.S. students to spend the summer learning one of 15 "critical languages." Francine Barchett '20 and other recent Cornell alumni of CLS will lead this special Einaudi info session for International Education Week. Lea...

Guided Tour: how the light gets in

November 19th, 2019 - 10:00AM

Location: Johnson Museum of Art

In conjunction with International Education Week, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Office of Global Learning are organizing free guided tours for the Cornell community of the acclaimed exhibition "how the light gets in" at the Johnson Museum of Art. Participants will learn about many of the exciting and powerful works of art, and the artists who created them, fr...

International Relations Minor: Info Session

November 19th, 2019 - 4:45PM-5:30PM

Location: White Hall

Room: 104

Is the Einaudi Center's International Relations minor for you? Here's a chance to find out. Graduates go on to successful careers in fields like international law, economics, agriculture, trade, finance, journalism, education, and government service. Learn more about Einaudi Center student information sessions....

Religious Authority and Islamist Success in Java, Indonesia

November 21st, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty series Alexandre Pelletier, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University Why do Islamist groups “succeed” in some regions but fail in others? Since reformasi, West Java stands out as the province with the highest level of Islamist mobilizat...

Jewish Communities of the Medieval Islamicate World

November 21st, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: 142

Marina Rustow, Professor of Near Eastern Studies and History at Princeton University, will give a lecture on November 21 on "Lost Archives, Sacrosanct Wastebins, and the Jewish Communities of the Medieval Islamicate World." The medieval Middle East, where the vast majority of medieval Jews lived, is widely presumed to have preserved few documentary texts. But tens of thousands of docu...

“Pluralism, Difference and an Ethics of Hospitality: Reclaiming the Muslim Woman’s Narrative on the War on Terror,” by Shaireen Rasheed, CMS Seminar Series

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

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

The image of a veiled woman captioned, ‘’Face of Islam’’ appears in juxtaposition to the photos of the crumbling twin towers of the world trade center. Featured in the NY Times photo essay of the year 2001, those often-repeated media images link the oppression of Muslim women to terrorist violence. They also point to the gender politics on the war on terror. And the ways ge...

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