Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance

** Niehaus Response to COVID-19 **

Response by Helen V. Milner, Director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance

Dear Colleagues,

As announced by the University this week, Princeton is implementing new policies in response to the COVID-19, one of which includes the limitation of large campus gatherings, meetings, and events are scheduled to occur between now and April 5. NCGG will be canceling/postponing events scheduled through April 5. These events include:

  • The Monday IR Faculty Colloquium lunchtime seminars of Michael Zürn (March 30), Karen Alter & Stephen C. Nielson (April 6), S.P. Harish (April 13), Jason Lyall (April 20), and Fotini Christia (April 27). We look forward to having them speak next year. 
  • The conference on The Politics of Economic Policy in Emerging Market States: Southern Africa scheduled for March 13-21, 2020 has been postponed while various details are worked out.
  • The Wednesday Pizza and Politics lunchtime sessions have been postponed until further notice. Please consider using ZOOM to hold these. Princeton has a free ZOOM service. Zoom instructions for meetings:  https://workcontinuity.princeton.edu/meetings.
  • Weekly Friday Fellows’ breakfast meetings are postponed until further notice with the exception of Friday, March 13, which will be held in 2-N-10, Green Hall. Please consider using ZOOM to hold these. Princeton has a free ZOOM service.

Other University-sponsored events:

  • Until April 5, all public events hosted by the University (including its schools, departments or units, and student-sponsored events) that involve more than 100 people or use more than one-third of a venue’s capacity are being cancelled or postponed.
  • All public talks hosted by WWS’ Office of Public Affairs and Communications for the remainder of this semester have been cancelled or postponed.

WWS has scheduled the following Zoom drop-in sessions for any faculty or staff who would like hands-on training or have specific questions related to Zoom:

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2 p.m.: Robertson Hall, 020
  • Thursday, March 12, 1:30 p.m.: Green Hall, 0-S-6
  • Friday, March 13, 10 a.m.: Robertson Hall, 035

Looking forward, we are not canceling later events awaiting further University instructions but anticipate the possibility of additional restrictions.

I will be following up with you in the future and appreciate your understanding while we take measures to keep our community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Best regards,

Helen V. Milner

 

Welcome to NCGG        

The Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance began operation in Fall 2004 and is directed by Helen V. Milner. The Center strives to develop a tight-knit intellectual community at Princeton and promote ties between the academic and policy communities involved in globalization and international governance issues.

 

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