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Traded Treasure: Indian Textiles for Global Markets

March 21st, 2019 - 10:00AM-7:30PM

Location: Johnson Museum of Art

Room: Bartels Gallery, Floor 1L

Known for many centuries as the source of fine cotton and silk textiles, India has produced some of the world’s most innovative textile traditions. Spanning five hundred years of the history of India’s thriving commerce to Southeast Asia, Europe, and Japan, this exhibition reveals why Indian textiles were in demand the world over. Some of the earliest surviving Indian textiles are p...

Is Queerness a White Invention?

March 25th, 2019 - 6:00PM-7:15PM

Location: Milstein Hall

Room: Auditorium

"LGBTQ rights are Western values" is a trope repeated often by leaders in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and even here in the United States. But the historical record suggests otherwise: Queerness was generally accepted across many cultures, and it was colonialism and modernity that undermined this tolerance. What implications does this have for queer immigrants in this countr...

Cornell and Vingroup Collaboration: The creation of VinUniversity in Hanoi, Vietnam

March 27th, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:00PM

Location: Sage Hall

Room: 134

Cornell University recently announced its collaboration with Vingroup, a Vietnamese enterprise and property developer, on the VinUniversity Project to develop a university in Hanoi, Vietnam. Vingroup’s mission for the project is to build a new world-class private educational institution, that will benefit both key industries and markets in Vietnam, as well as the knowledge-based economy i...

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!...

The Mass Killings of 1965-66 in Indonesia: Problems of History and Responsibility

March 28th, 2019 - 12:00PM-1:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

Part of the Ronald and Janette Gatty Lecture Series Geoffrey Robinson, Professor, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles This paper re-examines the shocking anti-leftist violence that gripped Indonesia in 1965–66 and offers a fresh assessment of the problem of responsibility for the violence. Drawing on his recent book, The Killing Season, Robinson challenges conv...

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