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Sunday, February 9
Monday, February 10
Dark Tongues
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
A Half-Smile: On the Wisdom of Women in Chachnama
Program in Near Eastern Studies
Manan Ahmed, Columbia University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Indo-European Pindar? The Archaeology of hymos
Department of Classics
Boris Maslov, University of Chicago
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Open only to African Studies faculty and certificate seniors.
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 11
Expert, Artifact, Fact: The Techno-politics of Architectural Production in French Black Africa, 1945-75
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Yetunde Olaiya, Architecture
Discussant: Sarah El Kazaz, Politics

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Open only to African Studies faculty and certificate seniors.
5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 12
The many authors of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, "Long Walk to Freedom"
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Kimberley Worthington, Ph.D. Candidate, History
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Treasury's War: The Unleashing of a New Era of Financial Warfare
2014 Cyril Black International Book Forum

Juan Zarate, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Combating Terrorism

Introduction: Stephen Kotkin, John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs and Acting Director of the PIIRS

Commentator: Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and professor of history and international affairs
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
HANDS OF A GOZE (blind female musician) -- the Tactile Culture of Visually-impaired People in Modern Japan
East Asian Studies Program
Kojiro Hirose, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Why the US Cannot Count on China to push North Korea to Denuclearize
China and the World Program
Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, US Institute of Peace
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Crime and Punishment, 1969, directed by Lev Kulidzhanov
Slavic Film Series
Mind the Gap: Between the Screen and the Page
Adaptations of Russian Classics

Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Cultures and the Program of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 13
CANCELLED - NEW DATE: MAY 5 - The Language Authority of Imagined Texts: Original Translations
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Brigitte Rath, Fung Global Fellow, Universitaet Innsbruck, Austria.
Discussant: Sandra Bermann, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu.
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Political Origins and Implications of Russian Economic Slowdown
Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs
Sergei Guriev, Visiting Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris, Professor of Economics, New Economic School, Moscow (on leave)

Co-sponsored by the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 14
Saturday, February 15