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Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)

  • Postcolonial Modernism Kicks Off African Studies Inaugural Seminar Series
    Chika Okeke-Agulu presents his new book, Postcolonial Modernism, at the African Studies Open Seminar series.
  • Trees Offer Clues to Past History and Climate
    Tree coring is not something you see on campus every day, but it was a critical exercise for the participants of a recent workshop on dendroclimatology, the science of determining past climate from trees.
  • Ekaterina Pravilova Wins Two Book Prizes
    Associate 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.
  • Orbán’s police state by Kim Lane Scheppele
    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.
  • Paleoclimate-Dendroclimatology Workshop for Pre-Modernists
    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.
  • Fung Global Fellows Program: Call for Applications
    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.