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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.”
Growing Up In India: Global Seminar Students Learn About Schools, Students and Most of All, Themselves
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.
The Art of Translation
If there were to be a Cabinet-level position for translators, or maybe an ambassadorship, David Bellos would be a strong contender for the post. Professor Bellos is one of the nation’s most active literary translators. He provides an interesting and lighthearted view of the "Art of Translation" in his interview with the Wall Street Journal.
2015 PIIRS Global Seminars
Six PIIRS Global Seminars will be offered in 2015: in Vienna, Austria; Santiago, Chile; Berlin, Germany; Thessaloniki, Greece; Kyoto, Japan; and Windhoek, Namibia.
PIIRS invites applications for postdoctoral teaching fellowships
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for 1-3 postdoctoral teaching fellowships, beginning September 1, 2015.
Princeton in Dar es Salaam
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.
New PIIRS Research Initiatives: Call for Proposals
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.
“Empires” Research Community Invites Applications for Postdoctoral Position
The PIIRS Research Community on “Empires: Domination Collaboration and Resistance” invites applications for one postdoctoral research associate position for the 2015–16 academic year.
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.

Spring 2014 PIIRS News

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