Announcements

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The Project on Gender in the Global Community (GGC) has selected seven Princeton University undergraduate and graduate students as student fellows, and one postdoctoral associate for the 2019-20 academic year. The fellows were selected through a competitive application process. Members of this academic year's cohort are: Jake Gutman, Seoyoung Hong, Jennifer K. Johnson, Shafaq Khan, Mikaylah Ladue, Katrin Lewis, Liza Paudel, and Dr. J.D.

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Project on Gender in the Global Community is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 Student Fellows Program. Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply. The theme for this year’s fellowship is “Gender and Security,” and fellows will be selected through a competitive application process.

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University convened the 12th annual colloquium for the Program on Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations (PORDIR) in Jerusalem on June 9-12, 2019. This year’s program theme was “Religion and Mediation”. Hosted in a city rich with history and ripe with political relevancy, the meeting of PORDIR fellows, Princeton University resident scholars, and LISD associates was both important and memorable.

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The global health impact of pharmaceutical products, access to essential medicines, and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the focus of a workshop convened by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Princeton University. The workshop was organized by LISD’s Project on Self-Determination and Emerging Issues, which explores the intersection between self-determination and the topical concerns of migration, sustainable development, and the environment.

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A new report by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) and the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations in New York, "Self-Determination in Conflict Prevention and Resolution," focuses on the linkages between self-determination and conflict, in particular with regard to conflict prevention.

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The latest LISD Issue Report, "The Future of Mobility and Migration within and from Sub-Saharan Africa," analyzes the drivers, dynamics, and consequences of African migration. Originally written as a foresight reflection paper sponsored by the European Political Strategy Centre of the European Commission, the report's authors, Loren B.

John Kerry shaking hands with Javad Zarif

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination convened a Crisis Diplomacy lunch seminar, "The Iran Nuclear Agreement: The Triumph and Failure of Diplomacy," on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. in 019 Bendheim Hall, with Amin Saikal, University Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University.

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Student Fellows in LISD's Project on Gender in the Global Community (GGC) presented their year-long research projects as part of a day-long symposium convened at Princeton University on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Students presented research projects undertaken as part of their participation in the GGC student fellowship in "Gender, Law, and Security." It was the second annual research day sponsored by the GGC project.        

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination held a lunch seminar, "The Daunting State of Global Relations," on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. in 019 Bendheim Hall, with José Manuel Durao Barroso, former president of the European Commission and a non-resident senior fellow with LISD. The lunch session was co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, and the EU Program at Princeton.