A comparative legal scholar, Matthew Erie has spent almost half his life studying Asia and its legal systems, while employing ethnography to shed light on questions of comparative law.
The aftereffects of the February 2014 Uprising in Ukraine are still reverberating around the world. The consequences of the popular rebellion and Russian President Putin’s attempt to strangle it remain uncertain.
The Global Systemic Risk research community, with financial support from the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, is working to better understand the nature of risk, the structure of increasingly fragile systems and the ability to anticipate and prevent catastrophic consequences.
PIIRS Undergraduate Fellow Rachel Skokowski has been awarded a coveted Rhodes Scholarship. At Oxford, she plans to complete an M. Phil. in modern languages.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies is delighted to welcome Yu Xie, as the Institute’s first faculty member. A leading expert and scholar in Chinese social science, Xie will join PIIRS next fall when he will also begin his joint appointment as professor in sociology.
On December 1, PIIRS will host an opening reception for “In Transit in the City,” a photography exhibit featuring the works of students from the 2014 PIIRS Global Seminar, “Modern Greek Literature and Photography.”
Having lived in India and traveled there more times than she can recall, Isabelle Clark-Decès insists that every time she returns from her travels she is exhilarated, inspired by the country’s rich culture and diversity and eager to share her experiences.
Six PIIRS Global Seminars will be offered in 2015: in Vienna, Austria; Santiago, Chile; Berlin, Germany; Thessaloniki, Greece; Kyoto, Japan; and Windhoek, Namibia.
The Princeton in Dar es Salaam Kiswahili is a summer study abroad program designed in the spirit of Princeton University’s commitment to providing high quality opportunities that allow its undergraduates to encounter firsthand the peoples, culture, and contemporary concerns of other regions of the world.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies(PIIRS) is soliciting proposals from Princeton faculty for funding new research initiatives in international and regional studies.