LISD Begins Recruitment Process for 2024-2025 International Policy Associates
Feb. 21, 2024

We are delighted to announce the beginning of our recruitment process for 2024-2025 International Policy Associates.

The International Policy Associates (IPAs) initiative is a foreign policy centered program that strives to empower Princeton undergraduates interested in…

Summer Internship Opportunity at the Liechtenstein Mission to the United Nations, New York
Feb. 12, 2024

The Liechtenstein Mission to the UN (LMUN) has a long-standing relationship with the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University. In recent years we have worked together to advance dialogue on subjects including international criminal justice, sea-level rise and children in armed conflict, as well as ongoing…

LISD International Policy Associates Examined the Role of Tech Companies as Geopolitical Actors
Feb. 2, 2024

During the concluding week of Wintersession 2024, the LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) embarked on an insightful journey to Northern California to examine the role of tech companies as geopolitical actors. This visit aimed to deepen their understanding of the intricate ways in which technological advancements are influencing the…

Newly Elected LISD IPAs Ambassadors
Dec. 18, 2023


LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) elected Leighton Symons '25, Katya Hovnanian-Alexanian '25 and Luke Carroll '26 to serve as the new IPAs Ambassadors. They were…

Happy Holidays
Dec. 12, 2023

Warmest wishes for the Holidays and a Happy New Year!

A Conversation on Self-Determination in the European Union with MEP Clara Ponsatí: Its Challenges and Its Opportunities
Nov. 27, 2023

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) had the privilege of welcoming the former Minister of Education in the Catalan government and a Member of the European Parliament Dr. Clara Ponsatí to the Princeton University campus on October 30, 2023.

The discussion started with a formal introduction by the Acting Director of…

LISD IPA Sam Harshbarger ’24 named Rhodes Scholar
Nov. 13, 2023

Princeton University senior and LISD International Policy Associate (IPA) Sam Harshbarger has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford. Harshbarger has been an IPA since June 2022 and serves as the Vice Chair of the Research and Communications Committee.

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LISD International Policy Associates Met with French and German Senior Officials During Fall Break Europe Visit
Oct. 31, 2023

In October 2023, 22 LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) traveled to Paris and Berlin during the fall semester break for high-level meetings with government, private sector, think tank, media, and NGO officials as well as Princeton alumni. These are unique experiential learning opportunities for Princeton undergraduate students who were…

LISD Interim Director Publishes Article in Foreign Affairs
Oct. 3, 2023

Why has the European Union (EU) recently turned to “geoeconomics”, that is, the use of economic instruments for geoeconomic purposes? While China and the United States have been using geoeconomic tools for a long time, this is a rather new development in the EU, which has built its power on exporting free trade and multilateralism and on…

LISD IPAs meet with Microsoft President
Sept. 22, 2023

On September 22, LISD International Policy Associates (IPAs) welcomed Microsoft President and Vice Chair Brad Smith for a conversation on AI and global governance. Mr. Smith also shared career and leadership advice. He studied public policy at Princeton and is a member of the ‘23-24 Board of Trustees.