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Opening Reception: "In Transit in the City"

Dec 1, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

Inspired by the philosophy of 19th century French photographer, Nadar, the photographs in this exhibit are the work of Princeton students who participated in the PIIRS Global Seminar on "Modern Greek Literature and Photography," held in the summer of 2014.

Capitalism: The History of the Concept Between Criticism and Analysis

Jan 5, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in European Politics and Society
Juergen Kocke, WZB

Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West

Feb 2, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr

Cyril Black International Book Forum

Speaker:
Andrew Wilson, European Council on Foreign Relations
Discussants:
Mark Beissinger, Politics Department, Princeton University
Harold James, History Department, Princeton University
Stephen Kotkin, History Department, Princeton University

The Great Indoors: Paradoxes of Inwardness among Mongolian and Danish Protestants

Feb 5, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Morten Pedersen, University of Copenhagen

Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil, and Spain

Feb 10, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

PIIRS Director's Book Forum
Rachel Price, Spanish and Portuguese

Rachel Price’s The Object of the Atlantic is a wide-ranging study of the transition from a concern with sovereignty to a concern with things in Iberian Atlantic literature and art produced between 1868 and 1968. She uncovers the surprising ways that concrete aesthetics from Cuba, Brazil, and Spain drew not only on global forms of constructivism but also on a history of empire, slavery and media technologies from the Atlantic world.

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Feb 10, 2015  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

** Certificate seniors only **

Discrimination on the Basis of Citizenship

Feb 11, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

PIIRS Project on Democracy and Development
Lecture Series
Charles Kurzman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Unpacking Revolutionary Waves: Diffusion, Conjunction, Recursion, and Reaction across Revolutionary Episodes, 1900-2012

Feb 11, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Mark Beissinger, Princeton University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Diffusion of Inflation Targeting

Feb 18, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Fabio Wasserfallen, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / Salzburg Center for European Union Studies, Austria
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

TBD

Feb 25, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

PIIRS Project on Democracy and Development
Lecture Series
Rachel Beatty Riedl, Northwestern University
Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

'Inching Towards the Metre': Global Technology Diffusion, Public Discourse and India’s Tryst with Destiny

Feb 25, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Aashish Velkar, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / University of Manchester, UK
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Languages and Authority: The Authority of Standardization

Feb 26, 2015  ·  9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.  ·  Prospect House

A 2-day workshop on February 26 & 27, hosted by the 2013-14 Fung Global Fellows inaugural cohort and director Michael Gordin, Princeton University.

Distributive Conflict and the Transition to Democratic Rule

Mar 4, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

PIIRS Project on Democracy and Development
Lecture Series
Robert Kaufman, Rutgers University
Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Birth of the Cultural Leviathan: On the Formation and Spread of National Policies of Historic Preservation in the 19th Century

Mar 4, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Alexandra Kowalksi, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / Central European University, Hungary
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Diffusion Models, Mechanisms, and Critical Values

Mar 11, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

David Strang, Cornell University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Citius, Altius, Fortius: A History of How the World Became Efficient

Mar 25, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Deephak Malghan, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

TBD

Mar 30, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

PIIRS Project on Democracy and Development
Lecture Series
Florencia Torche, New York University
Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Wordpower: Writing Constitutions and Writing Global History

Apr 1, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Linda Colley, Princeton University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

TBD

Apr 8, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

PIIRS Project on Democracy and Development
Lecture Series
Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard University
Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Institutional Diffusion. The Case of the ILO Domestic Workers Convention

Apr 8, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Lorena Poblete, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / National Research Council, Argentina
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Birth of a Place, the Spread of an Idea

Apr 15, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University
Fung Global Fellows Program lecture Series

AALIMS - Oxford Conference on Political Economy of Islam and Muslim Societies

May 15, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m.11:45 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center and the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development

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