PRINCETON UNIVERSITY: The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies - Fung Global Fellows

Deadline: 
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 23:59
Discipline: 
Humanities & Arts
Social Sciences
Region: 
Global

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE ONLY. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON NOVEMBER 9, 2018. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES. 

 

The 2019-20 program topic is “Thinking Globally.”  How people have thought about the planet has informed the institutions, norms, and policies that have pulled it together and torn it apart.  For centuries, ideas of free trade, human rights or global governance have framed cooperation and competition, order and disorder.  Such ideas have also spawned border-crossing movements, from campaigns to end slavery to commitments to reduce carbon emissions.  In turn, global thinking and action have often reinforced commitments to national ideas and efforts to curb global exchange.  The goal of this research theme is to explore how ideas framed the understanding of interests and the making of institutions that have yielded commonness and conflict across and within borders. The goal of the 2019-20 Fung Global Fellows cohort will be to explore the ways people learned to rely on or to reject strangers far away, as well as to imagine how global relationships came to be and could be different.  We welcome applicants from all disciplinary and inter-disciplinary fields from the sciences to the humanities whose work addresses this set of themes in any historical period or world region.