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Sunday, April 6
Monday, April 7
Crowd-sourced Translation: Menace or Magic?
Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication
Translation Lunch Lecture
Mengyi Xu '14, Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs
12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
Historical Traditions in Early North India
Program in South Asian Studies
Romila Thapar, historian; Jawaharlal Nehru University (emerita)
Cosponsored by the Center for Collaborative History
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8
TALK CANCELLED -- A Global History of the 19th Century
PIIRS research community, Empires: Domination, Collaboration, and Resistance
Jurgen Osterhammel, University of Konstanz
12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Speaking the Past: Etymology, Translation and Empire in Early Modern Spain (1520-1650)
PIIRS Graduate Fellows Lunch Seminar
Speaker: Valeria Fadul Lopez, Department of History
Discussant: April Hughes, Department of Religion

For faculty and grad students only.


12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Bukhara Center: The Reconstruction and Mythologization of a Persianate Cultural Hub in Central Asia, 18th - 20th Century
Kruzhok Meeting - BY INVITATION ONLY
Presenter: James Pickett (Princeton)
Bukhara Center: The Reconstruction and Mythologization of a Persianate Cultural Hub in Central Asia, 18th - 20th Century.
Discussant: TBC

4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Why America is not exceptional: The New Deal in a Global Perspective
Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, co-sponsored with the European Union Program.

Panel Discussion:
Kiran Klaus Patel, Maastricht
Respondent:  David Ciepley, University of Denver and UCHV, Princeton
Chair:  Harold James, Princeton
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 9
Can cattle grazing be used for wildlife conservation?
Program in African Studies
Indaba
Jennifer Schieltz, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m.
How Societies Mind the Gap: Generating Comparative Data
PIIRS Director's Book Forum

Susan Fiske,Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology. Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs
12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
Does the European Welfare State Have a Future?
Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, cosponsored with the French Studies Program.

Stefano Sacchi, University of Milan, and visiting professor at Cornell University.

By Invitation Only
12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
War and Peace, 1966, directed by Sergei Bondarchuk, PART TWO
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.
Thursday, April 10
The Intellectual History of Classical Indian Aesthetics
Program in South Asian Studies
Sheldon Pollock, Columbia University
12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Philology and Freedom
Fung Global Fellows Program Seminar Series
Sheldon Pollock, Columbia University.
Discussant: Jonathan Gold, Princeton University.
For pre-circulated paper contact fung-gfp@princeton.edu.
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday, April 11
Cultures -- Past and Present
Program in South Asian Studies
South Asian Studies Early Career Workshop

9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 12
Cultures -- Past and Present
Program in South Asian Studies
South Asian Studies Early Career Workshop
9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.