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Wednesday, March 05
Refugee Presence and Perceptions of Citizenship Exclusivity in Africa
Program in African Studies
Yang-Yang Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Politics, Princeton University
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
The Ethics of Scientific Communication under Uncertainty
Director’s Book Forum
Robert Keohane, Professor of Public and International Affairs, WWS
Melissa Lane, Professor of Politics: Director, Program in Values and Public Life
Michael Oppenheimer, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Communicating Risk and Maintaining Public Trust: Challenges in Vaccination and Emergency Health Threats
Communicating Uncertainty:  Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change

Leslie Gerwin, LAPA, Princeton University
Jason Schwartz, UCHV, Princeton University
Commentator: Ezra Markowitz, PIIRS Communicating Uncertainly Research Community, Princeton University

Seminar papers will be available to anyone with a Princeton University Net ID online at

Others wishing to attend should contact Caitlin Daley at; 609-258-5467.

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions and Constitutions: The Difficult Rebirth of the Modern Arab World
Rami Khouri, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, American University of Beirut

Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Program in Near Eastern Studies
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Challenges of a Rising China
PIIRS at the Princeton Club of New York
Faculty Lecture Series
Thomas Christensen, William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War, Professor of Politics and Public and International Affairs & Director of the China and the World Program

Admission free for club members; nonmembers $25.  To make a reservation, call 212-596-1261 or e-mail
6:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
The Brothers Karamazov, 1958, directed by Richard Brooks
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.