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This year, PIIRS will launch four new Global Seminars — including “African Modernities: Culture, Politics and Citizenship” in Pamplemousses, Mauritius, with Simon Gikandi, the Robert Schirmer Professor of English.

Wednesday January 10

This year, PIIRS will launch four new Global Seminars — including “African Modernities: Culture, Politics and Citizenship” in Pamplemousses, Mauritius, with Simon Gikandi, the Robert Schirmer Professor of English.
The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), in conjunction with the Office of International Programs, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Operations and the Council for International Teaching and Research, launched the 2017 edition of Princeton University’s international magazine, “Princeton International.”

Tuesday January 02

The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), in conjunction with the Office of International Programs, the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Operations and the Council for International Teaching and Research, launched the 2017 edition of Princeton University’s international magazine, “Princeton International.”
This year, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) will launch four new Global Seminars — including the Swani Family Global Seminar in India, “Indian Democracy in Motion,” with Pratap Bhanu Mehta, the vice-chancellor of Ashoka University in Sonipat, India, just outside the Delhi metropolitan area.

Tuesday January 02

This year, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) will launch four new Global Seminars — including the Swani Family Global Seminar in India, “Indian Democracy in Motion,” with Pratap Bhanu Mehta, the vice-chancellor of Ashoka University in Sonipat, India, just outside the Delhi metropolitan area.
Princeton senior Shruthi Rajasekar has been named a 2018 Marshall Scholar. Photo by David Nie, Class of 2019

Tuesday December 19

Princeton senior Shruthi Rajasekar has been named a 2018 Marshall Scholar.
Michael Moore has been named as Princeton University’s Translator in Residence for the spring 2018 semester by the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC).

Thursday December 14

Michael Moore, a translator and interpreter from Italian, has been named as Princeton University’s Translator in Residence for the spring 2018 semester by the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication (PTIC).
David Bellos  has won the American Library in Paris Book award for “The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventures of Les Misérables.”

Wednesday December 06

David Bellos, the Meredith Howland Pyne Professor of French Literature, a professor of French and comparative literature, and director of the Program in Translation and Intercultural Communication at Princeton University, has won the American Library in Paris Book award for “The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventures of Les Misérables.”
Sociologist Yu Xie is the director of Princeton’s Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, which aims to conduct research on Chinese society through an interdisciplinary approach.

Tuesday December 05

Sociologist Yu Xie is the director of Princeton’s Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China, which aims to conduct research on Chinese society through an interdisciplinary approach.
Wendy Laura Belcher, an associate professor of African literature at Princeton University

Monday December 04

Wendy Laura Belcher, an associate professor of African literature at Princeton University, has won the Association for the Preservation and Publication of African Historical Sources’ Paul Hair Prize for “The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman.” The book, by Galawdewos, is co-translated by Belcher and Michael Kleiner, a historian of Ethiopia and a translator of the ancient Ethiopian language Gəˁəz.

Tuesday November 14

David Bellos, Director of Princeton University's Translation and Intercultural Communication Program, describes how he believes that we use speech to distinguish ourselves from others.

Wednesday October 18

Led by Sandra Bermann, the Cotsen Professor in the Humanities and professor of comparative literature, and by a faculty steering committee spanning multiple disciplines, including history, sociology, comparative literature, English, politics and journalism, the seminar will take place in the 2018-19 academic year.