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Sunday, October 13
Monday, October 14
Speaking as Greeks; Speaking over Greeks: Romans and Translation
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Siobhan McElduff, University of British Columbia
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Una vida contada en diarios
Program in Latin American Studies
Wendy Guerra (Cuban Poet and Novelist)
Respondent: Alexandra Vazquez (English and African American Studies)
12:20 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Leslie Campbell, National Democratic Institute
"Interim Assessment: Is There Progress Toward Democracy in the Post-Spring Arab World?"
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 15
Building Political Publics: The Politics of Urban Transformation in Historic Cairo and Istanbul
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Sarah El Kazaz, Politics
Discussant: Erin Raffety, Anthropology

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Where the Sun Rises: Under the Shadow of the Assam-India Conflict
Program in South Asian Studies
Aruni Kashyap, author and translator
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16
"Balloting Rwanda" and the Democratic Question
Program in African Studies
Indaba
David Kiwuwa, Fung Global Fellow
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Bilateralism and Multilateralism in China's ASEAN Pivot
China and the World Program
Cheng-Chwee Kuik, Assoc Prof, Univ. of Malaysia and CWP Postdoctoral Fellow
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Social Foundations of Institutional Order
Comparative Politics

Project on Democracy and Development

Marcus Kurtz, Ohio State University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
What is at Stake in the 2014 General Elections in India
Center for International Security Studies
Ram Jethmalani, Member of Parliament, India
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Black Ice (Russia, 2002)
Slavic Film Series at Princeton
Out of the Iron Closet: Gay Cinema After Socialism

Sponsored by: The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; The Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; The Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Organized by Philip Gleissner, Slavic Languages and Literatures
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 17
Wealth, Poverty, Power and the Question of Conceptual History in Oral Contexts: Uganda from c. 1000 C.E.
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Rhiannon Stephens, Columbia University
Discussant: Wendy Belcher, Princeton University
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Explaining Changes in U.S. Grand Strategy
Center for International Security Studies

Benjamin Miller, Visiting Professor of Politics, Visiting Fellow from the Israel Institute, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 18
Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies Conference
http://aalims.org/
Presentations by faculty and advanced graduate students will explore the workings and transformations of diverse institutions that have been identified with Islam either through doctrinal interpretation or the practices of Muslims. The workshop's purpose is to foster conversations between scholars studying such institutions from various perspectives, in various contexts, and in both the past and the present. The focus will be on institutions that have affected political and economic performance.
9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Conceptualizing the Human in Slavic and Eurasian Culture
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference
Keynote: Mikhail Iampolski, NYU: 5:00 pm
http://conceptualizingthehuman.wordpress.com/
Questions may be sent to: princeton.slavic.conference@gmail.com
9:20 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 19
Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies Conference
http://aalims.org/
Presentations by faculty and advanced graduate students will explore the workings and transformations of diverse institutions that have been identified with Islam either through doctrinal interpretation or the practices of Muslims. The workshop's purpose is to foster conversations between scholars studying such institutions from various perspectives, in various contexts, and in both the past and the present. The focus will be on institutions that have affected political and economic performance.
9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Conceptualizing the Human in Slavic and Eurasian Culture
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures Graduate Student Conference
Keynote: Mikhail Iampolski, NYU: 5:00 pm
http://conceptualizingthehuman.wordpress.com/
Questions may be sent to: princeton.slavic.conference@gmail.com
9:20 a.m. 4:00 p.m.