The Princeton project on Reimagining World Order is a three-year PIIRS-funded international research community that seeks to foster debate and collaboration among a diverse range of scholars over the character and future of global order. Our goal is to enliven scholarly and public thinking about possible “future world orders” by exploring the history, politics, and theory of international order.
A group of international scholars and public intellectuals, deeply concerned by the state of the world, convened at Princeton for a kind of latter-day constitutional convention, this one aimed at fostering unity on a global level.
The institutional and the moral foundations of the international order are under severe strain: peace is broken or threatened across the world and humanitarian catastrophes are mounting. On Thursday, Apr. 13, three distinguished thinkers asked how — and though which institutions and by means of which arguments — a common global vision might be regenerated.
Reimagining World Order's research director, John Ikenberry, was recently interviewed by Gideon Rachman of the "Financial Times" about the war in Ukraine (2022- ) and broader geopolitical challenges to the rules-based international order.