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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.

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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.

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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

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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

Robert Gilpin

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.

 

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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.

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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.

 

Refugees seeking asylum via boat

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.

Refugees seeking asylum via boat

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination hosted two lunch seminars focusing on refugees and migration. The first seminar, "How Italy's Humanitarian Corridors Have Created Pathways to Protection in Europe," was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, featuring guest speaker, Dr.

Group photo of student fellows outside Columbia University

Student Fellows in LISD's Project on Gender in the Global Community presented their year-long research projects at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The presentations were made as part of an intensive Research Day with students of Professor Yasmine Ergas, Director of the Program in Gender and Human Rights of Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights.