Winners of the 7th Annual International Eye Photo Contest were recently announced at a reception hosted by the Office of International Programs and PIIRS. The annual competition invites students who have traveled abroad in a variety of programs to submit their best photographic work for consideration.
In the eight years that PIIRS has conducted its Global Seminars, last year was the first time a group of students headed to the remote country of Azerbaijan, sandwiched between Russia, Iran, Armenia and Turkey.
Students from the PIIRS Global Seminar in Athens, Greece gathered December 1, during an opening reception highlighting photography they created during last summer’s seminar, “A Land of Light and Shadows: Modern Greek Literature and Photography.”
World-renowned journalist Palagummi Sainath has returned to Princeton to teach two courses, beginning this week, in the Program for South Asian Studies.
A comparative legal scholar, Matthew Erie has spent almost half his life studying Asia and its legal systems, while employing ethnography to shed light on questions of comparative law.
PIIRS Undergraduate Fellow Rachel Skokowski has been awarded a coveted Rhodes Scholarship. At Oxford, she plans to complete an M. Phil. in modern languages.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies is delighted to welcome Yu Xie, as the Institute’s first faculty member. A leading expert and scholar in Chinese social science, Xie will join PIIRS next fall when he will also begin his joint appointment as professor in sociology.
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.”
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.
Six PIIRS Global Seminars will be offered in 2015: in Vienna, Austria; Santiago, Chile; Berlin, Germany; Thessaloniki, Greece; Kyoto, Japan; and Windhoek, Namibia.
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.