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Sunday, April 21
Near Eastern Studies Films - Spring 2013
Hebrew Films
The Dolphin Boy (נער דולפין), Dani Menkin, 2011
7:15 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Monday, April 22
"Translating Diglossia: A Cultural and Ethical Question"
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Series
Christine Raguet, Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23
Offshore Citizenship: A Market Solution to the 'Problem' of Migrant Incorporation
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
Brown Bag Lunch
Noora Anwar Lori, Harvard University
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
"Popular Literature and Youth Identity in Africa"
Program in African Studies
Fikeni Senkoro, Visiting Professor, Swahili
4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
Arab Business and the Revolution
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia

Giacomo Luciani, Princeton Global Scholar and The Transregional Institute
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Facing Racial Justice in Brazil
Joaquim Barbosa, President of the Brazilian Supreme Court
With Commentary by: Christopher Eisgruber, Provost, Princeton

Sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School, the Program in Law and Public Affairs, the Center for Migration and Development; Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24
Senior Thesis Presentations
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Certificate Seniors
8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
IPCC Report on Climate and Uncertainty
PIIRS research community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Howard Kunreuther, University of Pennsylvania
Elke Weber, Columbia University
Commentator: Felix Creutzig, Technical University Berlin
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Slavic Film Series: Aleksandr Sokurov, "Days of Eclipse", 1988
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Soviet Sci-Fi: Nostalgia For the Future

Organized by the graduate students in Slavic Languages and Literatures and sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies.
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Near Eastern Studies Films - Spring 2013
Arabic, Persian and Turkish Films
The Time that Remains (الزمن الباقي), Elia Suleiman, 2009 (Arabic)
7:15 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25
Restoring the Faith in the Republic: Place Making and the Politics of Minority Recognition in Contemporary Turkey
Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Bridget Purcell, Anthropology
Discussant: Lamis Abdelaaty, Politics

For Princeton faculty and grad students only
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
India and the U.S. Pivot to Asia: Strategic Autonomy or Geopolitical Opportunity?
Program in South Asian Studies
C. Raja Mohan, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan
Program in East Asian Studies
Richard Samuels, MIT
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 26
Modernity and its Discontents: Early Career South Asian Studies Workshop
Program in South Asian Studies
Graduate Student Workshop
Keynote speaker: Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford University
Cosponsored with the Council of the Humanities, Center for Collaborative History, and University Center for Human Values.

9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 27
Modernity and its Discontents: Early Career South Asian Studies Workshop
Program in South Asian Studies
Graduate Student Workshop
Keynote speaker: Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford University
Cosponsored with the Council of the Humanities, Center for Collaborative History, and University Center for Human Values.
9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.