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February 2014   >>
Sunday, February 2
Monday, February 3
Tuesday, February 4
**Cancelled** International Politics of Finance and Bank Regulations
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Meredith Wilf, Politics
Discussant: Graeme Blair, Politics

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
The World in 2020: Technology, Geopolitics and the Next Disruptions
Woodrow Wilson School
Jared Cohen, Director, Google Ideas
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5
CANCELLED -- Meningitis in Mali: Impact of Vaccination
Program in African Studies
Nicole Basta, Associate Research Scholar, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
• What Can the European Commission Do When Member States Violate Basic Principles of the European Union? The Case for Systemic Infringement Actions
European Union
Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University)

Co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
12:15 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Russia: Virtual and Real Political Prospects
Mark Urnov, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Cosmopolitanism and the Cult of the Martyrs in Late Antique North Africa
Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Richard Miles
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Chinese Aerospace Development: Comprehensiveness, Converging Sectors
China and the World Program
Andrew Erickson, US Naval War College
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
6th Annual OIP International Eye Student Photo Exhibit & Reception
Come and be inspired to study and travel abroad.
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Cosmpolitanism and the Cult of the Martyrs in Late Antique North Africa
Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity
Richard Miles, University of Sydney

Cosponsored by the Department of Art and Archaeology, the Department of Classics, the Department of History, and the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Great Indoors: Paradoxes of Inwardness among Mongolian and Danish Protestants
Sponsored by Department of Anthropology and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Morten Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
PIIRS Global Seminar Student Forum
Mitchell Duneier, Maurice P. During Professor Sociology and director of two global seminars in Italy and Poland, will lead a panel discussion of five global seminar alumni to introduce the program to students.
6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Understanding the Arab Spring Uprisings
PIIRS at the Princeton Club of New York
Faculty Lecture Series
Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies & Director for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

Admission free for club members; nonmembers $25.  To make a reservation, call 212-596-1261
6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 6
Finding New Passwords to Paradise: How Do Alien Tongues Change a World Faith as It Expands?
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Nicholas Ostler, Independent Scholar, UK.
Discussant: Jack Tannous, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 7
Climate Change, Global Health and Human Rights
Center for Health and Wellbeing
Marcos A. Orellana, Director of CIEL's Environmental Health Program
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Symposium: The Choreography of Power: Dance and Politics in Russia
Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Joan Acocella, Dance Critic, The New Yorker
Tim Scholl, Oberlin College
Pavel Gershenzon, Saint-Petersburg State University
1:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 8