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Sunday, November 17
Monday, November 18
Amimal Instability: Dante, Boccaccio, and the Question of Language
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Simone Marchesi, Princeton University
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
The Mandate System, Decolonization, and the Sciences of the Self in Hashimite Iraq
The Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies
Fall 2013 - Brown Bag Lunch Talk
Sara Pursley, CUNY/Graduate Center
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 19
The Image of the World in Thirteenth-Century Rome
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Marius Hauknes, Art and Archaeology
Discussant: Yael Berda, Sociology

For Princeton Faculty and Grad Students only.
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Syria, What's Next?
The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

Joshua Lands, Director for the Center of Middle East Studies and Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Modern Spanish-American Literature - Architecture and Literature: Perverse Space
Program in Latin American Studies
Andres Jaque (Architect)

1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Life and Literature: European today and Soviet yesterday
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Co-sponsored by the Russian Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and European Cultural Studies.
Dubravka Ugresic, Writer
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20
The Cycle of Violence: Perpetrating Violence and Commitment to Violent Groups
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Rebecca Littman, Ph.D. Candidate, Social Psychology and Bethany Park, Graduate Student, Politics
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
Safety, Risk and the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Gregory Jaczko, former chairman, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

This is a brown bag seminar, and you are welcome to bring your own lunch and beverage
12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Putting the New IPCC Report in Context
PIIRS Research Community, "Communicating Uncertainty: Science, Institutions, and Ethics in the Politics of Global Climate Change"
Michael Oppenheimer, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
Commentator: Gabriel Vecchi, Geosciences, Princeton University
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Protest and Criticism in China's Early Empires (221 BCE - 220 CE)
Program in East Asian Studies
9th Annual F.W. Mote Memorial Lecture
Michael Loewe, University of Cambridge
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Open House: PIIRS Summer Study Abroad
Interested in summer 2014 study abroad? Come to the PIIRS Summer Study Abroad Open House to learn about the 6 PIIRS Global Seminars and Princeton in Dar es Salaam.  Course directors will give presentations and be on hand to answer questions.  Open to all freshman, sophomores, and juniors.
5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
The Country Teacher
Slavic Film Series at Princeton
Out of the Iron Closet: Gay Cinema After Socialism

Sponsored by: The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; The Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies; The Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Organized by Philip Gleissner, Slavic Languages and Literatures
7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 21
The Politics of Narendra Modi in Gujarat, 2001-2013
Program in South Asian Studies
Christophe Jaffrelot, 2013-2014 Princeton Global Scholar; CERI/CNRS, Sciences Po (Paris)
12:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
Broken Social Contracts? The Eurocrisis in Southern Europe
Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society
Co-sponsored by the Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies, the Project in the History of Political Thought (UCHV), The European Union Program, and the Program in Law and Public Affairs
Panel Discussion
Panelists are:
Carles Boix, Princeton University
Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
Mark Mazower, Columbia University
Nadia Urbinati, Columbia University
Jan-Werner Müller, Princeton University, Panel Chair

12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Language and the Ideology of Kingship in the 'Canon of Yao'
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Martin Kern, Princeton University
Discussant: John Haldon, Princeton University
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
The Itinerant Languages of Photography
This is a two day workshop commencing on Thursday evening with a keynote speaker. Organizers are Professors Gabriela Nouzeilles and Eduardo Cadava
5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, November 22
Muslims among Others: Islam's Pluralism in South Asia
Symposium - Program in South Asian Studies
Michael Cook, Near Eastern Studies;
Simon Fuchs, Near Eastern Studies;
Christophe Jaffrelot, CERI-Sciences Po/CNRS and Princeton University;
Mirjam Kunkler, Near Eastern Studies
Daniel Sheffield, Council of the Humanities and Near Eastern Studies;
Frederick Smith, University of Iowa and Princeton University
9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Itinerant Languages of Photography
This is a two day workshop commencing on Thursday evening with a keynote speaker. Organizers are Professors Gabriela Nouzeilles and Eduardo Cadava
5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Musical Crossroads: Greek Melodies Across Cultures
Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies
Concert
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 23
The Itinerant Languages of Photography
This is a two day workshop commencing on Thursday evening with a keynote speaker. Organizers are Professors Gabriela Nouzeilles and Eduardo Cadava
5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.