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This Time is Serious: Captialism on the Brink
Wolfgang Streeck, director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
March 27, 14
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Fighting Organzied Crime in Post-Soviet Eurasia: Achievements and Challenges
Gavin Slade (University of Toronto), Alexander Kupatzdze (Princeton University), Mark Beissinger (Princeton University)
March 13, 14
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Who Really Holds Power in Europe Today? A Panel on Eurocracy
Didier Georgakakis, Université Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne
March 10, 14
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The role of national constitutional courts in European Democracy
Dieter Grimm, a professor of law at Humboldt University of Berlin
March 6, 14
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Concentration Camp as Film Set: The Ambivalent Bequest of the Theresienstadt Films 1942-1945
Speaker: Natascha Drubik, Heisenberg Fellow at the University of Regensburg
March 6, 2014
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Ciphering the Satyagrahi: Gandhi, the Principle, and the Vow
Ajay Skaria University of Minnesota
March 6, 14
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Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions, and Constitutions: The Difficult Rebirth of the Modern Arab World
Rami Khouri, American University Beirut 
March 5, 14
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PIIRS Director's Book Forum Robert O. Keohane, Princeton University Melissa Lane, Princeton University Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton University
March 5, 14
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Mark R. Beissinger

The Uprising in Ukraine
Original Broadcast 02/21/14
WHYY Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane
MARK BEISSINGER, Henry W. Putnam Professor of Politics at Princeton University, takes listeners deeper into the history and politics behind the uprising.
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Six Theses on Russian/Soviet Modernity, or a Historian's Manifesto
Lecture Series--Soviet: Modernity and Empire
Michael David-Fox, Georgetown University

February 18, 14
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Treasury's War: The Unleasing of a New Era of Financial Warfare
Juan Zarate, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Adviser for Combating Terrorism
Commentator: Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly

February 12, 14
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Into the Wild: Training students to talk about wildlife conservation.
Student-made films from the 2013 Global Seminar at Mpala, “Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya: The Art of Science Storytelling”

Kenya Global Seminar compilation

The Lost Boys of Lakipia
The Matriarch
Realignments: A Zebra Story
Nature's Nurturers
Curse of the Gazelle King

The Politics of Narendra Modi in Gujarat – 2001-2013
Christophe Jaffrelot
November 21, 13
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The Artist's Survival from Communism to Capitalism
Dan Perjovschi
November 15, 13
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Post-Soviet Cinema: The Death and Rebirth of Mythology
Evgeny Gusyatinskiy
November 14, 13
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Dominant Caste and Territory in South India 
Dalel Benbabaali
November 7, 13
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Where the Sun Rises: Under the Shadow of the Assam-India Conflict
Aruni Kashyap
October 15, 13
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The Financial Crisis: What Happened?
Gary Gorton
October 11, 2013
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The Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirshman
Director’s Book Forum
October 3, 2013
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Modern Taxes and Modern States: How Russia and the World Learned to Love Taxes in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Lecture series
October 1, 2013
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Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India
Speaker series
September 30, 2013
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Europe out of the crisis
Luuk van Middelaar
September 27, 2013
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Vision and Insight in Classic Japan
PIIRS 2013 Global Seminar
Kyoto, Japan, June 17 - July 26
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PIIRS Director’s Book Forum features
"The Itinerant Languages of Photography"

A Panel discussion
September 25, 2013
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The "New German Question"
A Panel discussion
September 10, 2013
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Amaney Jamal

MSNBC Panel featuring Amaney Jamal discussing justification and public perception of possible strike on Syria.

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