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Globalization and the Social Sciences

Sep 12, 2014  ·  8:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m.

PIIRS Conference
Directors: Jeremy Adelman; Olivier Bouin (FMSH-Paris); Michel Wieviorka (FMSH-Paris)

An Existential Threat? Medieval East Roman (Byzantine) Views on Islam and on Jihād, ca 850-950 CE

Sep 15, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies
Brown Bag Lunch Series
John Haldon, Princeton University

Prolegomena to a Graphic Translation of "Sinuhe"

Sep 15, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Thomas Hare, Princeton University

New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in Latin America

Sep 16, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Edward Telles, Department of Sociology

Schooling as a Collapsible Power in Post-War Liberia

Sep 17, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Eva Harman, Princeton University

Be Careful What You Regulate: Sarbanes-Oxley and Banks’ Growing Appetite for Risk

Sep 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Frank Dobbin, Harvard University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Abe is Back... Now What?

Sep 17, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
Henry Wendt III Lecture

Gerald Curtis, Columbia University

The Translational Life of Cities: Language and the Urban Imagination from Montreal to Trieste

Sep 22, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Sherry Simon, Concordia University

“El manejo de recursos culturales en una sociedad que no protege el patrimonio: la arqueología de Buenos Aires”

Sep 23, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program on Latin American Studies
Daniel Schavelzon, University of Buenos Aires

Negotiating the Nature State: Conservation and the State in North-Central Namibia, 1920-2000

Sep 24, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University

How to Study Diffusion – Innovations in Theories, Methods and Research Designs

Sep 26, 2014  ·  8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Directors: Matthias Koenig (University of Göttingen), Andreas Wimmer (Princeton)
Fung Global Fellows Program Workshop

Tales of the Open World: The Fall of the Ming Dynasty as Chinese Rumor, Dutch Theater, and Global News

Sep 29, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Pieter Keulemans, Princeton University

The Rwanda Government's Genocide Narrative in Comparative Context

Oct 1, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

The Program in African Studies
Indaba
Annette Seegers, University of Cape Town, Visiting Professor, Princeton University

Connection or Diffusion? Around the Histories of 1688

Oct 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Sanjay Subrahmanyam, University of California at Los Angeles / College de France, Paris
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Politics of Police Detention in Japan: Facilitating Interrogations

Oct 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
Silvia Croydon, Kyoto University

Translating Kafka into the Central European Novel

Oct 6, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Michelle Woods, State University of New York, New Paltz

Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing Brazil

Oct 7, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Latin American Studies
Jose Ricardo Ayres, University of São Paulo and Woodrow Wilson School

TBD

Oct 8, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Joan Ricart-Huguet, Princeton University

Conduits, Barriers and the Diffusion of Policy Externalities: Criminalization and the Case of Human Trafficking

Oct 8, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Beth Simmons, Harvard University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

Unpacking Derrida's Library: Secrets of the Archive

Oct 9, 2014  ·  3:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m.

Directors: Eduardo Cadava (Princeton) and Avital Ronell (NYU)
PIIRS Conference

Yiddish Translation Matters

Oct 13, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Anita Norich, University of Michigan

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Oct 13, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

TBD

Oct 15, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
C. Jessica Metcalf, Princeton University

Zoopoetics: The Animal in French Literature

Oct 17, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

Directors: Andre Benhaim (Princeton) Anne Simon (CNRS/EHESS, Paris)
PIIRS Conference

Playing By Ear

Oct 20, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Liesl Yamaguchi, Princeton University

Uganda Lacrosse and Sport as a Development Tool

Oct 22, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Anya Gersoff '16, Princeton University

High Stakes Writing in Translation: Rodolfo Walsh and "Operation Massacre"

Nov 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Daniella Gatlin '06, Independent Translator

TBD

Nov 5, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
TBD

The Diffusion of Protest and Non-violent Direct Action

Nov 5, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, University of Essex, UK
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

What Does and Does Not Get Translated: The Case of Literature

Nov 10, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Denis Feeney, Princeton University

TBD

Nov 12, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

Hannah Arendt's Plurality of Languages

Nov 17, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Thomas Wild, Bard College

TBD

Nov 19, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Sarah Rich, RISE, IAS

Democratic Foundations of Policy Diffusion

Nov 19, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Katerina Linos, University of California at Berkeley
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

TBD

Nov 26, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Hannah Essien, Princeton University

TBD

Dec 1, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Lital Levy, Princeton University

TBD

Dec 3, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Joan Ricart-Huguet, Princeton University

Global Diffusion

Dec 3, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

John Meyer, Stanford University
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Minor Ways Have Their Reason -- Discourses on Divination in Chinese Tradition

Dec 3, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  202 Jones Hall

East Asian Studies Program
10th Annual F.W. Mote Memorial Lecture

Michael Lackner, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Dec 4, 2014  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

The Road to Gloro: Max Talmey and the Einsteinian Language

Dec 8, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Michael Gordin, Princeton University

TBD

Dec 10, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
Carolyn Rouse, Princeton University

From the Spring of Nations to the Arab Spring: Building Better Typologies of Regime Diffusion

Dec 10, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Seva Gunitsky, Fung Global Fellow, Princeton University / University of Toronto
Fung Global Fellows Program Lecture Series

The Great Indoors: Paradoxes of Inwardness among Mongolian and Danish Protestants

Feb 5, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Morten Pedersen, University of Copenhagen

Senior Thesis Colloquium

Feb 10, 2015  ·  5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Senior Thesis Colloquium
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton University

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