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…

Professor Moravcsik Speaks at Harvard's Center for European Studies
May 16, 2023

Prof. Moravcsik spoke at the EU Seminar at Harvard’s Center for European Studies, chaired by Karl Kaiser and Nicolas Prevelakis. He made a presentation, followed by a debate with Kennedy School Professor Stephen Walt. The discussion revisited Moravcsik’s 2020 article in Foreign Policy magazine entitled “Why Europe Wins,” in which he…

Berlin Prize Awarded to Andrew Moravcsik and Anne-Marie Slaughter
May 15, 2023

Andrew Moravcsik, Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD) and professor of politics and international affairs and Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of New America, former Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and…

2023-2024 International Policy Associates
April 21, 2023

We are thrilled to announce the 2023-2024 Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination International Policy Associate (IPA) cohort. The IPA initiative is a foreign-policy-centered program that strives to empower students interested in international affairs and careers in public service by creating unique…

Liechtenstein Institute Best Senior Thesis Award
April 18, 2023

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the first Liechtenstein Institute Best Senior Thesis Award on the politics of self-determination. This prize recognizes the best senior thesis that focuses on self-determination of nations, groups and individuals in international politics.

To qualify for nomination,…
German Finance Minister Speaks About the Future of Liberalism at SPIA
April 15, 2023

LISD Director Andrew Moravcsik and Markus Brunnermeier, Director of Princeton’s Bendheim Center for Finance, co-hosted the German Minister of Finance Christian Lindner on April 14 at Princeton for a public talk on the future of…

Liechtenstein Institute Internship at UN Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
March 3, 2023
Call for Applications

Princeton University students are invited to apply to join the United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (SRSG CAAC) as unpaid interns this summer to conduct collaborative…