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Tuesday, December 04
"Shadow Elites: How the World's New Influencers Challenge Democracy, Government, and the Free Market in the United States, Europe, and Beyond "
Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, co-sponsored by the European Union Program
Janine Wedel, George Mason University

12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
"What Are You Reading? Power, Prestige and the Business of Intellectual Production"
Program in South Asian Studies
Pavithra Narayanan, Washington State University - Vancouver
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
A Familiar Presence: Muslims in Europe (16-18th c)
The Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Professor Lucette Valensi
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Laughter and the Phenomenology of Communist Window Shopping"
Kruzhok Meeting (By Invitation Only)
Anna Katsnelson, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Discussant:  Daniil M. Leiderman, Art History, Princeton
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
"Who Killed Benazir Bhutto?"
Program in South Asian Studies
Owen Bennett-Jones, lecturer in the Council of the Humanities, Ferris Professor of Journalism
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
History, Fiction, Myth: Some Moments in the Ancient Struggle
Richard Hunter, Cambridge University, Current Visiting Fellow Council of the Humanities

Sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Council of Humanities
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.