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The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) announces the establishment of the Global Japan Lab (GJL) to promote and support research, teaching and training on contemporary Japan across multiple disciplines.

Friday July 01

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) announces the establishment of the Global Japan Lab (GJL) to promote and support research, teaching and training on contemporary Japan across multiple disciplines.
Deborah J. Yashar, professor of politics and international affairs, has been appointed director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2022.

Tuesday June 21

Deborah J. Yashar, professor of politics and international affairs, has been appointed director of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2022.
“Justice as Checks and Balances: Indigenous Claims in the Courts of Colonial Mexico” by Edgar Franco Vivanco, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan, first published in the September 2021 issue of World Politics, was named co-winner of the 2022 APSA Mary Parker Follett prize.

Monday June 06

“Justice as Checks and Balances: Indigenous Claims in the Courts of Colonial Mexico” by Edgar Franco Vivanco, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan, first published in the September 2021 issue of World Politics, was named co-winner of the 2022 APSA Mary Parker Follett prize.
Ben Reade

Thursday May 26

Reade Ben ’22 from Loudonville, N.Y., was named a Fulbright scholar and will pursue a research project in Serbia studying foreign direct investment with the Belgrade Center for Security Policy in conjunction with the University of Belgrade.

Friday May 20

Home to hundreds of Indigenous groups, Amazonia has more species of animals and plants than any other ecosystem. Because of this, threats to the rainforest imperil chances to fulfill Paris Agreement commitments to tackle climate change and its negative impacts.
Photo byDanielle Alio, Office of Communications

Monday May 02

Princeton faculty members David Bell, Nancy Bermeo, Jonathan Cohen, Bo Honoré, Sabine Kastner, Yiyun Li and Daniel Rubenstein have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Ribeirinho, Solimões River, Brazilian Amazon, 2011. A nature-based, interdisciplinary approach that takes into account economic, environmental, political and historical considerations is the focus of this year’s Amazonian Leapfrogging conference.  Photo by Araquém Alcantara

Friday April 29

Top thinkers and stakeholders from Brazil will visit the Princeton campus May 5-6 to discuss with the University community the critical environmental and climate justice issues facing the Brazilian Amazon and its Indigenous peoples.
World Politics (Volume 74, Issue 2) is available online.  

Friday April 22

World Politics (Volume 74, Issue 2) is available online.  
On Wednesday, Apr. 13, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 met with a small group Princeton University students. She shared her experiences as a career diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service and answered their questions.

Monday April 18

On Wednesday, Apr. 13, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch ’80 met with a small group Princeton University students.  She shared her experiences as a career diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service and answered their questions.

Tuesday April 12

Daniel Kelemen, professor and chair of political science at Rutgers University, Jan-Werner Mueller, Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences and professor of politcs, Wojciech Sadurski Challis Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Sydney, and Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Sociology and International Affairs in the School for Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and the University Center for Human Values (UCHV), discussed the outcome of the Hungarian parlimentary election in an in-person forum, “The Hungarian Election: What Just Happened?”