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.
Joschka Fischer, former German Foreign Minister, former Vice Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and former chair of the German Green Party spoke on "The End of the West as We Have Known It?," at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. in 019 Bendheim Hall. Fischer was a former LISD Senior Visiting Fellow while at the Woodrow Wilson School as Frederick H. Schultz Class of 1951 Professor of International Economic Policy.
On Monday, March 11, 2019, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination together with the Woodrow Wilson School welcomed HE Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, to Princeton University for a day-long visit. While at Princeton, HE Mogherini presented a luncheon lecture co-sponsored by the EU Program at Princeton University, "The European Union: A Powerful Global Actor?" and later adressed a select group of Princeton faculty and students in a private session.
In a new LISD Commentary, "Letter from Seoul: 'Memory and Hope'," Wolfgang Danspeckgruber with Hans Ulrich Seidt discuss the geopolitical, cultural and regional factors affecting a potential reunification of North Korea and the Republic of South Korea. They detail that "most Koreans, regardless whether they are in favor of reunification or not, do feel like one people.
LISD Research Associate Barbara Buckinx is teaching the course "Mobility and Migration in International Perspective" during the 2019 spring semester as part of the curriculum of the Woodrow Wilson School. Buckinx's course, WWS 404, is a junior seminar.
Four Princeton seniors have been named Schwarzman Scholars, including Amanda Morrison, currently a Gender in the Global Community student fellow at LISD, and Rebekah Ninan, a student fellow of both LISD's Program on Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations (PORDIR) and Project on Gender in the Global Community during the 2017-18 academic year. The Schwarzman Scholarship covers the cost of graduate study and living toward a one-year master’s pro
Beth English, Director of LISD's Project on Gender in the Global Community, is co-editor of the new book, Global Women's Work: Perspectives on Gender and Work in the Global Economy, published by Routledge in December 2018. Co-edited with Mary E.
In a new LISD Commentary, "The Situation and Upcoming Elections in Europe: A Brief Overview," Benedict Pöttering cautions that "the European Union has never witnessed its democracies and the EU itself under such attack and in vital danger—from inside and outside." This, he argues will shape the upcoming European Parliament elections in profound ways.
The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination has hosted a seminar on Emerging Foreign and Security Dimensions. The seminar discusses emerging security challenges from strategic developments, inter-state and intra-state perspectives, self-determination, climate and environmental issues, to migration and leadership challenges in the region spanning from Vancouver to Vladivostok.