Monday June 05

PIIRS awards certificates to student on Class Day.

Monday June 05

Achille Tenkiang '18, an African Studies concentrator, and Jeffrey Williamson '18, a history major, have been awarded the first Senior Thesis Prize by the Program in African Studies.

Wednesday May 03

A photo of a lone white rhinoceros is projected onto a screen behind Jacob Dlamini, a Princeton University assistant professor of history, as his students argue the justification of using violence against the poachers and criminal syndicates who illegally hunt the animal for its iconic horn — and the moral authority non-Africans have to push for those measures.
Antoinette Handley, this year's World Politics Fellow.

Wednesday April 26

World Politics Fellow Antoinette Handley, who is visiting PIIRS this year from the University of Toronto, will deliver a talk today, April 26, on how businesses in Africa react in times of crises. The event will be held at 4:30 to 6 p.m. in 127 Corwin Hall and will be followed by a reception.
Chika Okeke-Agulu (right) with Program in African Studies Director Carolyn Rouse

Thursday December 15

Chika Okeke-Agulu, associate professor of art and archaeology and African American studies and faculty associate of the Program in African Studies, has been awarded the Melville J. Herskovits Award from the African Studies Association (ASA) for his book "Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in 20th-Century Nigeria."
global seminars 2017

Friday December 09

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are invited to apply to PIIRS Global Seminars held in seven exciting locations next summer. The deadline application is February 13.