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March 2013   >>
Sunday, March 10
Monday, March 11
"Double Exposure: Lin Shu’s Translation of 'Oliver Twist' and the Social Vision of Chinese Fiction"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Michael Gibbs Hill, University of South Carolina
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Legislative Veto Players and the Effects of International Human Rights Agreements
Politics Department
International Relations Faculty Colloquium
Yonatan Lupu, NCGG Fellow, Princeton and George Washington University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Navigating European Union and International Arbitration Law
Program in Law and Public Affairs
George Berman, Columbia Law School
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
“Ballet and Politics in Russia: A Conversation with Svetlana Lunkina, Prima Ballerina of the Bolshoi Theater Ballet.”
Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies
Svetlana Lunkina, Prima Ballerina, Bolshoi Theater Ballet

Participants: Simon Morrison (Music), Tina Fehlandt (Dance), Serguei Oushakine (Anthropology/Slavic).

Registration is required for this event.  Please contact Catherine Ugolini at 609-258-6024 or  Thank you.

Organized by : The Lewis Center for the Arts, The Department of Music, The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies.

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Impact of the 2013 Israeli Elections on the Middle East Peace Process
A Panel Discussion with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, Lecturer in Public and International Affairs and S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor in Middle East Policy Studies and Yael Berda, Israeli Constitutional Lawyer and PhD Candidate in Sociology.  Moderated by Professor Amaney Jamal

Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School, Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Workshop on Arab Political Development
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12
Talk Therapy - Yemen, the National Dialogue and Prospects for Transition
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Barbara Bodine, WWS
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13
"Innovations in Conservation: Successful New Approaches in Southern Africa to Create Large Protected Areas"
Program in African Studies
Herbert Prins, Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Arrangements
PIIRS Director's Book Forum
Helen Milner, B.C. Forbes Professor of Public Affairs; Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; and director, Center for Globalization and Governance
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Climate Change Uncertainty in Development Projects
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Stephane Hallegatte, World Bank
Commentator:  Felix Creutzig, Berlin Technical University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series: Leonid Gaidai, "Ivan Vasilievich Changes Professions", 1973
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.
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 14
Pakistan: Preventing State Failure
Program in South Asian Studies
Pervez Hoodbhoy, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
Cosponsored by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Modernization Theory, Islam, and a Hermeneutic for Development
PIIRS research community, "Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance"
Graduate Student Workshop Series, "Colonialism and Imperialism"
Megan Brankley, Department of History
Commentator: Faez Syed, Department of Religion

12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
The International Refugee Regime: Protection without Solutions?
T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Deputy High Commissioner of the United Nations High Commission on Refugees

Sponsored by the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship Programme, the University Center for Human Values, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Woodrow Wilson School.
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 15
Saturday, March 16