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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
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
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.
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

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
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”
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

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
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
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.