Johnathan Falcone‘19 Receives the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement
July 14, 2023

On June 9th, SPIA alumnus and former Program in Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations (PORDIR) fellow at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD), Johnathan Falcone’19, received the Alfred Thayer Mahan Award for Literary Achievement by the Navy League of the United States. The award is presented annually to "a U.S…

Uni Liechtenstein Delegation Visits Princeton
July 10, 2023

On June 29th, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) hosted in Princeton a large student delegation from the Liechtenstein Business School at the University of Liechtenstein led by Dr. Bernd Schenk, Senior Lecturer and Academic Director. The visit revives a tradition of broader exchanges between the two academic institutions…

Sophie Meunier to Serve as LISD Acting Director for the 2023-2024 Academic Year
June 30, 2023

Starting on July 1st, Sophie Meunier, Senior Research Scholar at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Director of the

LISD and New America convene top UN ambassadors to discuss renewing global governance
June 26, 2023

On June 14, 2023 near United Nations Headquarters in New York City, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) and New America sponsored a lively and productive roundtable discussion among a group of ambassadors to the United Nations and Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of New America. Professor Slaughter also…

LISD Summer Interns Attend High-Level Side-Event at the UN
May 24, 2023

The first cohort of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) interns at the UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (OSRSG CAAC)  attended a High-Level Side-Event at UN Headquarters together with Barbara Buckinx, Associate Research Scholar at the institute.

LISD Team Attends SPIA in D.C. Opening
May 22, 2023

Professor Andrew Moravcsik, Executive Director Nadia Crisan, and Research Scholar Dr. Barbara Buckinx attend the launch of SPIA in D.C. initiative on May 10, 2023. A bipartisan group of speakers joined more than 250 SPIA alumni, faculty, staff, and friends at the School’s new Washington home. “The proximity of SPIA in D.C. to the center of…

Former World Food Programme Head Presents Wide-Ranging Talk to LISD Audience
May 22, 2023

Gov. David M. Beasley, the former executive director of the World Food Programme and a former governor of South Carolina, spoke with students, faculty, and community members on issues including global food security, leadership, public service, fundraising, and reconciliation on May 10. His presentation at LISD was organized as a conversation…

Liechtenstein Institute’s Student-Led Simulation Holds Promise for U.N. Reform
May 22, 2023

At this simulation, students tested scenarios for the application of the ‘Veto Initiative’ and its implications for the possibility of action in the UNGA and the UNSC, as well as the relationship between the two bodies. The case study was Myanmar.

LISD joins the Complexity and International Relations Study Group
May 17, 2023

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) is pleased to join the Complexity and International Relations Study Group, a multidisciplinary effort that brings together eminent scholars and practitioners to explore how insights from the science of complexity can revitalize international institutions and global governance. This…

Best LISD Inaugural Senior Thesis Award
May 16, 2023

Margaret Ellen Commander, LISD Student Ambassador 2022-2023 and a senior in the School of Public and International Affairs, has been named the winner of the inaugural LISD Best Senior Thesis Award. Her thesis, "Up in Arms: The Consequences of Globalization on the Russian Defense Industry," was nominated by Mark Beissinger and Aaron L. Friedberg…