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Sunday, March 24
Monday, March 25
"Do Publishers have a Theory of Translation? What we think about when we think about commissioning a translation"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Helen Conford, Penguin Press Publishing, London
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, March 26
On Autocracy and the Transition Towards Democracy in the Arab Region
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Samir Makdisi, Professor Emeritus, American University of Beirut
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Islam and Exile in the 18th Century Indian Ocean
The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies & The Transregional Institute - Brown Bag Lunch Series
Michael Laffan, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27
Foreign Aid, Economic Development and Politics: What we can lear from a Representative Survey and Randomized Field Experiment in Uganda
Politics Department
Helen Milner, B.C. Forbes Professor of Public Affairs; Professor of Politics & International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Director, Center for Globalization & Governance

Discussant: Thomas Romer, Professor of Politics & Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Director, Research Program in Political Economy
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"The Politics of Improving Cabinet Office Performance"
Democracy & Development
Jennifer Widner, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Is There a Future for Democracy in Iraq?
The Princeton Middle East Society
Eric Davis, Rutgers University

co-sponsored by the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Communicating Uncertainty in the H1N1 Pandemic
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Leslie Gerwin, Associate Director, Program in Law and Public Affairs
Commentator:  Robert O. Keohane, Professor of Public and International Affairs, WWS

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series: Andrei Tarkovskii, "Stalker" (Part 1),1979
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.
Near Eastern Studies Films - Spring 2013
Arabic, Persian and Turkish Films
The Herd (Sürü), Yılmaz Güney, 1978 (Turkish)
7:15 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 28
Music Making and the Politics of Listening and Relatedness in Turkey
PIIRS Grad Fellows Lunch Seminar
Nikolaos Michailidis
Discussant: Joel Blecher
For Princeton faculty and students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
From Lubok to Novel: Mikhail Chulkov's The Comley Cook (1770)
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Marcus Levitt, USC

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Political Inconsistency and Scientific Uncertainty: An Experimental Test
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Dustin Tingley, Harvard University
Michael Tomz, Stanford University
Commentator: Johannes Urpelainen, Columbia University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 29
Saturday, March 30