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February 2013   >>
Sunday, February 10
Monday, February 11
"'Lee's Miserables': Censoring Victor Hugo for the Confederate States of America"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Jessica Christy '13, Religion
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Does Chinese Foreign Aid Giving Differ from Other Donor Nations?
Politics Department
International Relations Faculty Colloquium
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, New York University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Imperial Thinking
East Asian Studies Program
Mark Elliott, Harvard University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
2013 Cyril Black International Book Forum
Victor Cha, Georgetown University

Thomas Christensen
G. John Ikenberry
Gilbert Rozman
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 12
The Politics of the 1971 Bangladesh War
Program in South Asian Studies
Gary Bass, Woodrow Wilson School and Dept. of Politics
12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Military Monolith or Subcontractor State?: The Politics of Privatization in the Islamic Republic of Iram
Program in Near Eastern Studies
Brown Bag Lunch Series, 2012-13
Kevan Harris, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Robot Plays and Japanese Language Education
East Asian Studies Program
Oriza Hirata, Okasa University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
How Not to Write a Constitution: Lessons From Egypt
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Marina Ottaway, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

This event is co-sponsored by th Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, and the Department of and Program in Near Eastern Studies.
4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
"Protest Movements and Cultural Policies in Today's Russia"
Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies
Artem Troitsky, Moscow State University

Co-sponored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
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.
Global Seminars Open House
Global Seminars, led by Princeton faculty, are open to all freshman, sophomores, and juniors interested in summer study abroad.
5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Political Transition, the Role of Women, and Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan
Fawzia Koofi, Afghan presidential candidate and human rights activist

Sponsors: Woodrow Wilson School and the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination
7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13
"By Bread Alone? Promoting Science in Africa, and Elsewhere"
Program in African Studies
Samuel G. Philander, Geosciences
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
"The Looks of Power: Coercion and Persuasion in the Post-War American Empire"
PIIRS research community, "Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance"
Emily Rosenberg, University of California, Irvine

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Special Features of Uyghur Buddhism
Hosted by the East Asian Studies Program and Buddhist Studies Workshop
Peter Zieme, Institute of Turkology, Free University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 14
Sacred Polyphony: The Transmission and Transcription of Georgian Liturgical Chant
Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
John Graham, Music
Discussant: Alex Ovodenko, Politics

Princeton faculty and grad students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Friday, February 15
Saturday, February 16