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Translating Text Types Across Cultures: Titularies in Ancient China

Apr 21, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Mercedes Valmisa, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

“'No animals were harmed in the filming of the Abattoir’: Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Culture”

Apr 22, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Co-sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Nancy Condee, University of Pittsburg

African Studies Senior Thesis Presentations

Apr 23, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
AFS Certificate Students

The Political Consequences of Communicating Uncertainty

Apr 23, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change Research Community

Michael Tomz, Political Science, Stanford University
Commentator:  Robert O. Koehane, WWS, Princeton University

The Lady with the Dog, 1960, directed by Iosif Kheifits

Apr 23, 2014  ·  7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.

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

Lesbian Mermaids, Occult Melodramas, and West African Video-Film

Apr 23, 2014  ·  7:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.  ·  Stanhope Hall, Room 201

Program in African Studies
Lecture series: Vampires and Zombies, the Better to Theorize You With
Lindsey Green-Simms, American University

The Genius of India: Linguistic Difference, Regionalism and the Indian Nation

Apr 24, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Pritipuspa Mishra, Fung Global Fellow, University of Southampton, UK.
Discussant: Gyan Prakash, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu.

Panel Discussion with Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer: Israeli-Palestinian Relations

Apr 24, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Woodrow Wilson School

Speaker(s):
Amaney Jamal, Director, Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, Princeton • Amb. Daniel Kurtzer, former ambassador to Israel and Egypt; S. Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies • Rami Khouri, Visiting Professional Specialist, Wilson School

The Mediterranean City and Its Rulers: A Comparison of Byzantium, Islam and Western Christendom in the High Middle Ages

Apr 26, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

PIIRS Conference
Various Speakers

AmazonCrossing: Stories Crossing Borders

Apr 28, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Gabriela Page-Fort, Editor of literture in English translation, AmazonCrossing

Multilateralism and The Post Bretton Woods World

Apr 28, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, and co-sponsored with the European Union Program

Bertrand Badre, Managing Director, The World Bank

African Studies Senior Thesis Presentations

Apr 29, 2014  ·  8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in African Studies
Indaba
AFS Certificate Students

Islam Without Sharia? Law, Public Morality and the Secular State in the Late Ottoman Empire (1908-1923)

Apr 29, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Hakan Karpuzcu, Near Eastern Studies
Discussant: Marius Hauknes, Art and Archaeology

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.

The Rise of Therapeutic Governing in Postsocialist China

Apr 30, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

East Asian Studies Program
Li Zhang, University of California, Davis

Participatory Democracy in Latin America

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

2014 World Politics Lecture
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
Tulia Falleti, World Politics Fellow

Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies, Comparative Politics, and the Project on Democracy and Development

An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano, 1977, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

Apr 30, 2014  ·  7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.

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

Possessing Asia: Law and the Art of Claiming in Early Modern Empire

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

Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Adam Clulow, Fung Global Fellow, Monash University, Australia.
Discussant: Michael Laffan, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu.

The Transnationalization of Democracy - A European Experiment

May 1, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  McCosh 50

Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, co-sponsored with the Universty Center for Human Values, and the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Jürgen Habermas, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

Sixth Annual Princeton Workshop on European Integration

May 2, 2014  ·  8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.  ·  216 Aaron Burr Hall

European Union
Conference
By Invitation Only

Workshop on Historicizing Climate Change

May 2, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Research Community on Communicating Uncertainty:
Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change

May 2 & 3, 2014.  See Additional Comments section.

The Language Authority of Imagined Texts: Original Translations

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

Brigitte Rath, Fung Global Fellow, Universität Innsbruck, Austria. Discussant: Sandra Bermann, Princeton University.
For precirculated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu

Romantic Subversions of Soviet Enlightenment: Questioning Socialism's Reason

May 9, 2014  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Aaron Burr Hall

Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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