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December 2012   >>
Sunday, December 2
Monday, December 3
"Translating Western Anatomy in Early Nineteenth Century Japan"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Mathias Vigouroux, Post-doc, East Asian Studies
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Rising Economic Powers and Global Governance: Reforming a Resilient Status Quo
Politics Department
Miles Kahler, UCSD

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

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 4
"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.
Wednesday, December 5
"Market-based conservation: Assessing food security and technology adoption in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia"
Program in African Studies
Kim Bothi, Consultant, International Conservation
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Who Cares About Identity
Program in East Asian Studies
Susan Naquin
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Oligarchy and the Politics of Wealth Defense
Democracy & Development
Jeffrey Winters, Northwestern University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan
Woodrow Wilson School
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Author, Little America
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Late Imperial China in the Early Modern Era: Placing World Regions in Historical Times
East Asian Studies Program
R. Bin Wong, University of California, Los Angeles
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series "Nureyev: A Documentary"
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.

Nureyev:  A Documentary - 2000, 90 min.

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

7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 6
Reading and Experience in the Literature of the Americas
PIIRS Grad Fellows Seminar
Jeffrey Lawrence, Comparative Literature
Discussant: Alex Levitov, Politics

For Princeton faculty and grad students.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Looking for Pilgrims in Colonial Mexico
Department of Religion
William B. Taylor, University of California - Berkeley
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Program in African Studies
Senior Certificate Students only
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Settler Colonialism: Then and Now
Edward W. Said '57 Memorial Lecture
Mahmood Mamdani, Columbia University

This event is sponsored by the Edward W. Said '57 Memorial Lecture Fund, the Princeton Committee on Palestine, the Department of English, and the Program in African Studies
5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
"Jai Bhim Comrade" Film Screening
Program in South Asian Studies
Seminar Series, "Politics and Religion in South Asia"
Film screening and discussion with the director, Anand Patwardhan
Cosponsored by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice
6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Friday, December 7
Saturday, December 8