Princeton professors and Parisian journalist Philippe Lancon compare the recent tragic events in Paris, with other areas of the world where terrorism has struck.
A panel has been assembled to address the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13 that killed at least 129 people in four separate incidents. Open to the public, the panel discussion will be held Friday, November 20 at noon in 219 Aaron Burr Hall.
Benoit Pelopidas, a visiting scholar in the PIIRS Global Systemic Risk Research Initiative at PIIRS, recently presented “The Closest We Ever Came to Nuclear War: New Insights in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1995 Black Brant Event,” a fascinating topic he continues to research extensively.
The Chinese government announced today that it will abandon its controversial one-child policy, allowing families to have two children. We spoke with Yu Xie, the director of the Center for Contemporary China.
This year marks the 10th anniversary since the inception of the PIIRS Global Seminars which began in 2007 with a trip to Vietnam and a handful of students eager to experience an area they’d only previously read about in textbooks. What are we planning for Summer 2016?
Professor of History Ekaterina Pravilova has recently been honored with two major prizes for her recent book A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia.
REEES Faculty Associate Kim Lane Scheppele, the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the Woodrow School and the University Center for Human Values, recently penned an article in Politico on Hungary’s crackdown on refugees and how it tactics are shredding the value of democracy.