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Sunday, November 4
Monday, November 5
"Extraterrestrial Intelligence: Can We Find It, and Could We Converse?"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Seth Shostak, SETI Institute
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
The Ecology of Institutions in World Politics: Institutional Density and Inter-Organizational Cooperation
Politics Department
Kenneth Abbott, Arizona State University
Jessica Green, Case Western Reserve University
Robert Keohane, Princeton University

The International Relations Faculty Colloquium is co-sponsored with the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
'The Gulf States' Response to the Arab Spring Uprisings
The Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, columnist
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6
Architecture as a Means of Social Transformation
Program in Latin American Studies
Gian Mazzanti, PLAS Visiting Fellow and Architect

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Rightsizing Ameria's Role in the Middle East
The Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Daniel C. Kurtzer, S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy Studies Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Cyborgs in the Kitchen: The Making of Socialist Consumers Inside the Soviet Home"
Kruzhok Meeting (By Invitation Only)
Diana K. West, School of Architecture
Discussant:  TBA
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Coping with the Gods: Implications and Complications of Greek Polytheism
Hellenic Studies
Hendrik Versnel
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7
"Perceptions of Scientific Dissent Undermine Public Support for Environmental Policy"
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Johannes Urpelainen, visiting research scholar, PIIRS; Columbia University
Commentator:  Scott Barrett, visiting research scholar, PIIRS; Columbia University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Can Peace be Engineered? Democratic Institutions, Political Inclusion, and Conflict
Democracy and Development
Andreas Wimmer, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series: Bauer's "Dying Swan, and "Les Noces"
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.

Bauer's "Dying Swan" - 1916, 45 min., and "Les Noces" -2002, 30 min.

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 8
CANCELED: "Stranded between Government and Opposition: The Politics of India's Left Front since 1989"
Program in South Asian Studies
Seminar Series, "Politics and Religion in South Asia"
Sanjay Ruparelia, The New School
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Pigmentocracy and Identity: Findings from the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America
Center for Migration and Development
Edward Telles, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Memory and Justice Delayed: Wrestling with Difficult Pasts in Buenos Aires
Department of History
Max Page, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Cosponsored with the Program in Latin American Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Religious Revolution and Cultural Change in the Roman World
Hellenic Studies
Guy Stroumsa
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
How to Read an Original
Department of French & Italian
Rebecca Walkowitz, Rutgers University

Co-Sponsors: Department of Comparative Literature, Program in European Culture, Department of English
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 9
Is There a Right to Pharmaceuticals? A History of Essential Medicines in Global Health
Center for Health and Wellbeing
Global Health Colloquium
Jeremy A. Greene, John Hopkins School of Medicine
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
The Eschatological Understanding of Tradition in Contemporary Orthodox Theology and its Relevance for Today's Issues
Hellenic Studies
Eugene Rogers, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Henry Richardson Labouisse '26 Prize Fellowship Information Session
PIIRS is hosting a meeting where you can find out more about this $30,000 fellowship awarded annually to a graduating senior.  The prize funds work or study that exemplifies the spirit of Henry Richardson Labouisse '26.  Fellowship details are located at  Application deadline: January 2, 2013.
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 10