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Fulbright Opportunities for Graduate Students

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

Location: Uris G08

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research in any field or teaching in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only. The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting research in modern languages or area studies for six to 12 months. Open to U.S. citizens and...

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...

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....

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....

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...

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!...

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....

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. ...

“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...

Enslaved Histories: Value, Risk, and the Imagination of the Quantifiable Body in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic, by Pablo F. Gómez, U Wisconsin-Madison

December 9th, 2019 - 3:30PM-5:00PM

Location: 423

Room: Morrill Hall

Science and Technology Studies Colloquium & Latin American Studies Seminar Series co-sponsors of a lecture by Pablo F. Gómez, Associate Professor, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, and Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of "The Circulation of Bodily Knowledge in the Seventeenth-century Black Spanish Caribbean." This talk will explor...

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