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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.

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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.

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During a recent Liechtenstein Colloquium, LCM, Security Retreat on “European Foreign and Security Challenges”  at the Augustinian Monastery of Saint Florian - the first of it’s kind - LISD convened a historic coin-de-feu/fireside conversation. For the first time in OSCE history, all chairmanships from 2014 to 2019 including Ukraine, Switzerland, Serbia, Germany, Austria, Italy and Slovakia were present to offer their special impressions on the Chairmanship and the challenges associated with it.

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University, LISD, convened its first Liechtenstein Colloquium, LCM, Security Retreat on “European Foreign and Security Challenges”  at the Augustinian Monastery of Saint Florian in Upper Austria from March 15-18, 2018.

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In a new LISD Commentary, "Is Iran in the Process of Overextending Itself? Israel's Fear of a Super-Hezbollah," LISD non-resident associate Walter Posch analyzes the implications of the presence of pro-Iranian Shia militias in Syria both for relations between Iran and Israel, and for Iranian domestic politics.

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In a new WWS News feature, LISD Director Wolfgang Danspeckgruber argues that the world is currently experiencing a "Renaissance of Self-Determination." Using recent self-determination votes in Catalonia, Iraq, Scotland, and Ukraine as examples of the resurgence of self-determination, Danspeckgruber argues, "Today we are confronted with a critical challenge: The global order as we have known it since 1945 doesn’t seem to work anymore; however, a new order isn’t established yet ... ‘Determine your destiny’ has obtained a powerful attraction again.” Yet, Danspeckgruber cautions, "a severe self

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The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University hosted a High Tea and Open House to celebrate the start of the spring semester and LISD's newly renovated suite of offices on February 8, 2018.

Ambassador Hans Ulrich-Seidt speaking to meeting participants

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University warmly welcomes Ambassador Hans-Ulrich Seidt as a Distinguished Visiting Practitioner at the Institute during the 2018 Spring Semester. While in residence at LISD, Amb. Seidt will hold several talks for students and faculty, as well as deliver a public lecture on Tuesday, February 27.

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Two LISD student fellows, Dina Chotrani ’18 and Caitlin Quinn '18, are among 10 Princeton University students selected to the 2018 cohort of the Woodrow Wilson School's Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI). Established in 2006, SINSI is designed to encourage, support and prepare the nation’s top students to pursue careers in the U.S. federal government, in both international and domestic agencies.

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A new report by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, “OSCE-LCM Results,” details key findings from several Liechtenstein Colloquia (LCM), and initiatives launched by LISD during the 2017 Austrian Chairmanship in Office (CiO) of the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).