The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a Crisis Diplomacy lunch seminar on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. The session, "The Crisis in Ukraine in the Context of Multiple Other Crises," will be led by LISD Director, Wolfgang Danspeckgruber who recently returned from meetings in Kabul, Vienna, and Berlin. He will offer a European Perspective on the issues at stake ranging from sovereignty and EU integration, to (traditional great) power politics and Moscow's perspectives. Joschka Fischer, former German Foreign Minister, will participate in the seminar by Skype. Lunch will be served. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.
The session is co-sponsored by the European Union Program.
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber is the Founding Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and has been teaching on issues of state, security, self-determination, diplomacy, and crisis diplomacy at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Politics since 1988. He is also founder and chair of the Liechtenstein Colloquium on European and International Affairs, LCM, an international private diplomacy forum.
Joschka Fischer served as Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of Germany in the cabinet of Gerhard Schröder from 1998 to 2005. Fischer has been a leading figure in German Politics since the 1970s. Member of the board of trustees of the International Crisis Group and founding member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.