The Right for Self-Determination and the Recent Events in Eastern Europe: Is There a Norm Erosion?

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Event Time: 
12:00 p.m.
Location: 
012 Bendheim Hall

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will co-sponsor a lecture, "The Right for Self-Determination and the Recent Events in Eastern Europe: Is There a Norm Erosion?" Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. The featured speaker will be Kavus Abushov from the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. The session is sponsored by the Program in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at Princeton, with additional co-sponsorship by the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Questions may be directed to Carole Frantzen.

Kavus Abushov is the assistant professor of political science at ADA University with research interests in international relations and comparative politics of post-Soviet states, Russian foreign policy and political economy. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Muenster, Germany, and completed his postdoctoral work at the Center for International Studies at MIT. He has conducted research at Tufts University and at the Prague Institute of International Affairs. His recent publications include: “Self-determination and secession in international law,” C.Walter, A.Wiener, Kavus Abushov eds.; and “Autonomy as a solution to self-determination,”Journal of Minority and Group Rights, 2015.