Announcements

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HOPE: Human Odyssey to Political Existentialism, a new edX course offered jointly by Princeton University and Tel Aviv University (TAU) is now enrolling participants. The course will be taught by LISD non-resident fellow, Uriel Abulof, and will launch on October 10, 2018.

Courtesy of Katherine Elgin Photography 2018.

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University, LISD, convened a private Liechtenstein Colloquium, LCM, on “China in Europe II: Multiple Interconnected Dimensions,” in Triesenberg, Principality of Liechtenstein, August 19-21, 2018.

Princeton University, Office of Communications, Denise Applewhite (2017)

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Project on Gender in the Global Community is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Student Fellows Program. Graduate and undergraduate students are invited to apply. The theme for this year’s fellowship is “Gender, Law, and Security,” and fellows will be selected through a competitive application process.

Scudder Plaza, Princeton University

A new LISD publication, "Gender, Law, and Security," features research undertaken by Princeton University students as part of the Project on Gender in the Global Community's (GGC) student fellows program. Through the 2017-18 academic year, GGC fellows pursued independent, academically rigorous research around a topic of their choosing.

Photo Courtesy of All Survivors Project

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) and All Survivors Project have released the report, "Building a Gender Inclusive Response to Conflict Related Sexual Violence," summarizing key findings from a workshop convened at Princeton University in May 2018. This workshop brought together academics, policy makers, and key UN and NGO actors and aimed to facilitate discussions around the multi-disciplinary themes of viol

St. Peter's Dome, The Vatican

In the latest LISD White Paper, "The Impact of Laudato Si’ on the Paris Climate Agreement," former Program on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations LISD student fellow Irene Burke '16 analyzes the impact of Pope Francis's papal encyclical Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home on the United Nations Climate Change Conference of 2015, and the

This story originally appeared on the Princeton University website with the title "Robert George Gilpin Jr., expert on international political economy, dies at 87," by Denise Valenti for the Office of Communications.

 

Durand Line map

In a new LISD Commentary, "Does Trump's South Asia Strategy Trump the Taliban?," non-resident associate and Afghanistan expert Joseph Mohr* analyzes the connections between the Trump administration's new Afghanistan policies and proposed peace talks between the Government of Afghanistan and the Taliban.

Workshop: Conflict Related Sexual Violence

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Project on Gender in the Global Community co-sponsored a workshop, "Gender Inclusive Responses to Conflict Related Sexual Violence," on May 4, 2018, at Princeton University. The workshop was co-sponsored with the All Survivors Project and brought together academics, policy makers, and key UN and NGO actors to discuss the issue of sexual violence against males, and a framework for tangible measures that can be adopted to ensure a gender-inclusive and gender-competent approach to sexual violence in conflict.

 

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination hosted a lunch seminar on African migration within the continent and to Europe. Professor Loren Landau, Dr. Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, and Hannah Postel presented a draft of their foresight reflection paper on “The Future of Mobility and Migration within and from Sub-Saharan Africa,” which was commissioned by the European Political Strategy Center (EPSC), a Directorate-General of the European Commission and formerly known as the Bureau of European Policy Advisers.