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FEBRUARY 12, 2013

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AFTER FEBRUARY 12

      • Tue 11/12/13
        9:00 am – 2:00 pm
      • 4th Annual Ron Walters Memorial & Symposium
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • CRS will host the 4th Annual Ron Walters Memorial & Symposium on racial justice and international relations.

        Type: Conference
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Wed 11/20/13
        12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
      • Yoruba Orisha Rituals: Burying the Dead, Identifying the Living
      • School of International Service Classroom 233
      • The Comparative and Regional Studies (CRS) Africa Research Initiative will host Josiah Olubowale of the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. The topic of discussion will be Yoruba Orisha rituals.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Wed 01/29/14
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Situating the Nigerian Civil War in US-Africa Cold War Policy and American Activism
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • Post World War II, shifts within American universities and American policy bureaus reacted to the changing power dynamics of the Cold War and post-independence Africa. Given the United States' goals and responsibilities during this time, what stance did the United States take on African political issues and how were those choices informed by American knowledge production in the emergent field of ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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      • Thu 01/30/14
        4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • "The Making of Southeast Asia" Book Talk with Dr. Amitav Acharya
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • Comparative and Regional Studies Professor Amitav Acharya will discuss his most recent publication, "The Making of Southeast Asia: International Relations of a Region" (Cornell University Press, 2012). In this new edition of a book first published as The Quest for Identity in 2000, Acharya updates developments in the region through the first decade of the new century: the aftermath of the ...more

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        Host: School of International Service

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      • Fri 03/07/14
        11:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • CRSA Ambassador Round Table
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • Round table Q&A with one career ambassador and two retired ambassadors about how undergraduate and graduate students can make themselves more successful in the Foreign Service and utilize their academic training there. Organized by the Comparative and Regional Studies Student Association. This event is free and open to the public.

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Comparative & Regional Studies

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