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October 2012   >>
Sunday, October 21
Monday, October 22
"Renaissance Mistranslation and Literary Creation"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Francois Rigolot, French and Italian
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
From Emancipation to Empowerment: The European Union and the Individual
Program in Law and Public Affairs
Alexander Somek, University of Iowa and LAPA Fellow
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Invention of the Artist in 19th-Century Greece (1840-1890)
Hellenic Studies
Eleonora Vratskidou

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 23
Las particularidades del liberalismo economico argentino
Program in Latin American Studies
Mariano Plotkin, Instituto de Desarrollo Economico y Social, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, and Argentine Writer
Respondent: Jeremy Adelman, History
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Azerbaijan: Crossroads of a Region in Flux
Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
The Transregional Institute
Brown Bag Lunch Series
Ambassador Elin Suleymanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Waking the Sleeping :and: Akademgorodok-a Place and a Face of Soviet post-Stalinist science"
Kruzhok Meeting (by Invitation Only)
Ksenia Tatrchenko, History of Science
Discussant:  Petre Petrov (Slavic)
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
A Cognitive Approach to Homeric Versification
Hellenic Studies
Mark Janse
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 24
"Studying Geladas in the Ethiopian Highlands"
Program in African Studies
Caitlin Barale, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Aesthetics of Immanence: The 'Contemporary Opera' of Li Yu
Program in East Asian Studies
Paize Keulemans
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Talk at the Brink: Dilberation and Decision During the Cuban Missile Crisis
Science and Global Security Seminar Series
David Gibson
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Hitting the Roof of Analytical Framework: Epistemological Uncertainty in Bioenergy Assessments"
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Felix Creutzig, visiting associate research scholar, PIIRS; Technical University Berlin
Commentator:  Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
"Three Visions of Empire in the Last Years of the Russian Empire"
PIIRS research community, "Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance"
Peter Holquist, University of Pennsylvania
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Deteriorating Situation in Syria: Update from the Syrian Orthodox Archbishop of Aleppo
Woodrow Wilson School and LISD
Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, the Archbishop of the Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series "Dancing for Mr. B: 6 Balanchine Ballerinas"
Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies. 

All films in this series are subtitled in English.

"Dancing for Mr. B: 6 Balanchine Ballerinas" - 1989, 82 min.

Organized by the Graduate Students in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 25
"Pakistan as a Political Idea"
Program in South Asian Studies
Seminar Series, "Politics and Religion in South Asia"
Faisal Devji, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Selective Sovereignty: Foreign Policy, Ethnic Identity, and the Politics of Asylum
PIIRS Grad Fellow Lunch Seminar
Lamis Abdelaaty
Discussant: Bridget Purcell

For Princeton faculty and grad students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Friday, October 26
Saturday, October 27