Events - Weekly
|Sunday, February 17|
|Monday, February 18|
"Proustofuturism: Imagined Languages in Marcel Proust's Correspondence with Reynaldo Hahn"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Ruben Gallo, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
216 Aaron Burr Hall · 12:00 p.m.– 1:15 p.m.
Magical Food and Spatiotemporal Displacement in Early Medieval Chinese Narratives
East Asian Studies Program
Tim Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University
202 Jones Hall · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
|Tuesday, February 19|
Debating Women's Mosque Access in Sixteenth-Century Mecca
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Professor Marion Katz, New York University
202 Jones Hall · 12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Emperors and Barbarians
Lee Ann Riccardi, TCNJ
106 McCormick · 5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m.
|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.
|Thursday, February 21|
The Administration of Alfonse of Poitiers in the Auvergne 1246-1270 and the Capetian Family Enterprise
Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Hagar Barak, History
Discussant: Kyrill Kunakhovich, History
For Princeton faculty and grad students only.
Aaron Burr Hall, 3rd Floor Atrium · 12:00 p.m.– 1:15 p.m.
|Friday, February 22|
Ways Out of War: Peacemakers in the Middle East and Balkans, edited by Mona Fixdal, University of Oslo
Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, Former Ambassador to Israel and Egypt and Woodrow Wilson School Lecturer and S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor in Middle East Policy Studies
Ambassador Samuel Lewis, Former Ambassador to Israel, Former Director of Policy Planning Staff and past President and CEO of the United States Institute of Peace
The Honorable Harold Saunders ‘52, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs and current Director of International Affairs, Kettering Foundation
The Honorable Tamara Cofman Wittes, Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and current Director, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
101 Bobst Center · 10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-America Democracy or No Democracy at All?
PIIRS Director's Book Forum
Amaney Jamal, Associate Professor of Politics and Director of both the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Workshop on Arab Political Development
219 Aaron Burr Hall · 12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
Administrative Law as a Vehicle for Political Reform in China
Program in Law and Public Affairs
Wang Xixin, Vice-Dean and Professor of Law, and Founding Director of the Center for Public Participation Studies and Support, Peking University Law School, Beijing, China
Kerstetter Room, Marx Hall · 12:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.
|Saturday, February 23|