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Sunday, February 16
Monday, February 17
"Imagined Languages" Imagined, and Realized
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Joshua Katz, Princeton University
Michael Gordin, Princeton University
216 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Discovering Empire in China
PIIRS research community, Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance
Mark C. Elliott, Harvard University
219 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 18
Why Oil Causes Civil War
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Graeme Blair, Politics
Discussant: Meredith Wilf, Politics

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
216 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Six Theses on Russian/Soviet Modernity, or a Historian's Manifesto
Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Michael David-Fox, Georgetown University

219 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Literary Debates about Buddhism in the 19th-century Russia: From 'Harmful Superstition" to the "Noble Paganism."
Kruzhok Meeting - BY INVITATION ONLY
Presenter: Nikolay Tsyrempilov (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and Institute for Mongolian, Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences)

Discussant:  TBC
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Netiher Donkey or Horse: Medicine andthe Struggle over China
East Asian Studies Program
Academia Sinica, Taiwan and Institute for Advanced Study
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19
Contraceptive use and marital status in sub-Saharan Africa
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Takudzwa Sayi, Ph.D. Candidate, Office of Population Research
216 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Legal Aspects of Territorial and Maritime Disputes In The South And East Seas
China and the World Program
Robert Harris, Assistant Legal Adviser for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Reflections on the Emerald City: How the United States Tried - and Failed - to Govern and Rebuild Iraq
Department of Near East Studies
The Near East and the World Seminar Series - Reckoning with Iraq: Ten Years Later
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior Correspondent and Associate Director of The Washington Post
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
"Up to the Minute" with Kenneth M. Pollack
Woodrow Wilson School
Kenneth M. Pollack, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, the Brookings Institution; author, “Unthinkable: Iran, the Bomb and American Strategy”
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Gambler, 1997, directed by Karoly Makk
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 20
Health and the City: Rights, Difference, Belonging
Program in Latin American Studies
RACA Conference

12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Permanent Coup D'etat: Military Politics in Pakistan
Program in South Asian Studies
Aqil Shah, Department of Politics

219 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Trouble and Strife: Resolving Decades of Conflict over the Sovereignty of the Western Sahara
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Samir Bennis, Co-founder/Editor-in-Chief, Morocco World News
102 Jones Hall  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Citizens, Subjects and Subjectivity in Republican Empire
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Clifford Ando, University of Chicago
216 Aaron Burr Hall  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, February 21
CONFERENCE: Architecture, Urban Space, and Democracy
The Project in the History of Political Thought at the Center for Human Values, co-sponsored by the Program in European Cultural Studies, and the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society.

Contact Kim Girman, kgirman@princeton.edu for information about this conference.



9:45 a.m. 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, February 22
CONFERENCE: Architecture, Urban Space, and Democracy
The Project in the History of Political Thought at the Center for Human Values, co-sponsored by the Program in European Cultural Studies, and the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society.

Contact Kim Girman, kgirman@princeton.edu for information about this conference.



9:45 a.m. 4:15 p.m.