The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination is launching a new initiative to deepen analysis of contemporary problems by connecting the research of our undergraduate and graduate student associates, Princeton faculty, and outside LISD experts, alumni, and non-resident associates. Interested participants should contact Julia Tréhucoordinator and liaison for the Research Group initiative.

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Program on Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations (PORDIR) is now accepting applications for 2015-2016 student fellows. The theme for this year’s fellowship is “Religion and Strategy.” Fellows will be selected through a competitive application process. Applications should be submitted to Angella Matheney in 010 Bendheim Hall by Monday, October 5, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

A new policy report, "Addressing Child Protection in Conflict Mediation" outlines strategies and actions that can be taken to promote child protection in peace processes. The report is the result of ongoing discussions started at a workshop co-sponsored by LISD and Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, with support from the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, held at the Princeton Club of New York in July 2014.

Conference speakers at head table in front of Gartenpalais in Liechtenstein

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination hosted the colloquium, "The Congress of Vienna, 1815/2015/2115: Analyses, Perspectives, Projections," in Vienna, Austria at the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein, June 7-8, 2015. The colloquium was convened under the auspices of LISD, The House of Liechtenstein, and the Federal Chancellery of Austria, in cooperation with the Wiener Zeitung and the European Forum Alpbach.

A new report by the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, "Grand Strategy and Self-Determination," analyzes the relevance of grand strategy through a historical lens as well as its role in today’s policy-making environment of multiple international crises.

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Headshot of Jose Manuel Barroso

The Honorable José Manuel Durao Barroso, former president of the European Commission, has been appointed the Frederick H. Schultz Class of 1951 Visiting Professor of International Economic Policy and a policy fellow of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) at Princeton University. This appointment in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs will begin Feb. 1, 2015.

Poster announcement for Grand Strategy and Self-Determination conference

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University (LISD) convened a seminar, “Grand Strategy and Self-Determination” at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on November 19-20, 2014. This special Liechtenstein Colloquium (LCM) commemorated the twenty year anniversary of the Liechtenstein Initiative for the study of self-determination at Princeton and also coincided with the twenty-fifth year of the reign of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein. 

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination’s Project on Gender in the Global Community co-sponsored a panel discussion, "Boko Haram and Cycles of Violence: Strengthening Prevention Using the Women Peace and Security Agenda," on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at the United Nations in New York.

His Excellency Dr. Khalid Bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar, visited Princeton University’s Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs for both a private discussions and a public lecture, “Qatari Foreign Policy Today: Challenges and Opportunities, on Monday, September 29, 2014Accompanied by H.E.