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PIIRS Invites Applications for World Politics Fellowship
PIIRS invites applications for a World Politics visiting scholar for the 2015–16 academic year. The position is sponsored by the Institute’s scholarly journal World Politics and is intended to foster research and writing suitable for publication in the journal.
Are There Enduring Effects of Communism, or Is It Kaput? Two Princeton Professors Set Out to Determine Its Historical Legacy
Two passionate professors dive into post-communist politics in their new book, Historical Legacies of Communism in Russia and Eastern Europe, a collection of 11 essays written by notable scholars in the field and edited by Princeton's Mark Beissinger and Stephen Kotkin.
Q&A: Stephen Kotkin on Ukraine
The John P. Birkelund ’52 Professor in History and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School and acting director of REES, Stephen Kotkin discusses Ukraine's current events and what they may mean for the country's future.
Romantic Subversions of Soviet Enlightenment: Questioning Socialism's Reason
REEES organizes the annual Princeton Conjunction, an interdisciplinary and international conference that brings together scholars from around the world.
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Featured articles: Fung Global Fellows, led by Wimmer, to focus on global diffusion; Labouisse prize winners to work in South Africa and Sierra Leone; PIIRS 2015 Undergraduate Fellows; Hall named 2015 World Politics Visiting Fellow
Exploring vision and gaining insight: 2013 PIIRS Global Seminar in Japan
Video provides a glimpse of the 2013 PIIRS Global Seminar, "Vision and Insight in Classic Japan."
Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya: The Art of Science Storytelling
"Documentary Filmmaking in Kenya: The Art of Science Storytelling" will be taught at the Mpala Research Center in Kenya from June 24 to August 1. It is led by Su Friedrich, professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts, and Katie Carpenter ’79, documentary film producer.
Five undergraduates win Monty Raiser '92 Fund grants, administered by the Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies:  Benjamin Kalinsky '14, Morgan Nelson '15, Linnea Paseiro '14, Fabiola Pina '15, and Jake Robertson '15.
Gordin illuminates history through the overlooked and unexplored
Professor Michael Gordin illuminates the history of science and language by exploring the overlooked, the misunderstood and the unusual.
Spring 2013 PIIRS News
Six international scholars chosen as first Fung Global Fellows, PIIRS named 14 undergraduate fellows for AY 2014, 2013 Cyril Black International Book Forum.

Spring 2014 PIIRS News


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