Events - Daily
|Wednesday, February 20|
"Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa"
Program in African Studies
James Robinson, Professor of Government, Harvard University
216 Aaron Burr Hall · 8:00 a.m.– 9:00 a.m.
"Why Nations Fail"
Democracy & Development
James Robinson, Harvard University
216 Aaron Burr Hall · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Film Screening of "Writing in Water"
Angela Zito, New York University
Co-sponsored by the East Asian Studies Program and the Religion Department
202 Jones Hall · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
To Rise or Not to Rise?: China, India, and the Search for Technology and Power
China and the World Program
Andy Kennedy, Australian National University
McCosh Hall, Room 2 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
New Sources for the Roman Musical Life Between the Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Century: The Fondo Bolognetti in the Archivio Segreto Vaticano
Program in Italian Studies
Luca Della Libera, Conservatorio di Musica di Frosinone/Universita di Roma Tor Vergata
010 East Pyne · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Contending with Uncertainty: The Y2K Episode
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
John Koskinen, business advisor; former assistant to President Clinton and Chair of the President's Council on the Year 2000 Conversion
Bowl 1, Robertson Hall · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series: Vladimir Chebotarvov and Gennadii Kazanskii "Amphibian Man, 1962
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Soviet Sci-Fi: Nostalgia For the Future
Organized by the graduate students in Slavic Languages and Literatures and sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies.
010 East Pyne · 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.