Currently in Thessaloniki, Greece teaching a PIIRS Global Seminar, Molly Greene spoke to The Atlantic on "How Greece Became European" explaining how Greece's history has contributed to today's crisis.
Every year, Princeton students travel to Tanzania’s largest and richest city for interesting summer study abroad programs led by PIIRS Lecturer Mahiri Mwita. The innovative courses immerse students in the daily life and culture of the Dar es Salaam residents. Read their stories here.
Every summer Princeton students head overseas for an adventure of a lifetime, traveling to one of six fascinating locations, chosen for their historical or political significance. These seminars are truly special since the courses are held in the heart of the Seminar’s subject matter. Read what students have to say about their experiences on a PIIRS Global Seminar.
This fall, a new PIIRS Research Community on Climate Change and history will host its first workshop. Entitled “Paleoclimate –Dendroclimatology Workshop for Pre-Modernists,” the workshop has been designed for history and archaeology graduate students and junior faculty with no previous knowledge of the subjects.
During the academic year 2016/17, the theme for the Fung Global Fellows Program will be “International Society: Institutions and Actors in Global Governance.” The growth of international organizations and transnational actors has brought about the emergence of a dense international society above the nation-state.
As soon as rising senior Azza Cohen learned about the opportunity to participate in the gap-year program at Princeton, the Highland Park, Illinois native had her mind set. She was Princeton bound. The nine-month program took her to Varanasi, India
Cameron Maple '15 says that one of his favorite times at Princeton was not even at Princeton, but in Rio de Janeiro during a PIIRS Global Seminar he attended the summer after his freshman year.
PIIRS celebrated Class Day on June 1 for two of its programs: the Program in African Studies and the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication. Both sets of graduating seniors received their certificates during commencement ceremonies but were honored earlier by their respective program managers and faculty members.
The alums who attended the PIIRS and the Office of International Programs inaugural Reunions event on May 29, all shared the same sentiments about their international experiences at Princeton: they were transformative.