The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University will co-host a lunch talk, "The Eternal Question - Kuda idyot Rossiya?" with Former Canadian Foreign Service Officer Jeremy K. B. Kinsman, on Monday, October 8, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. in 399 Julis Romo Rabinowitz. The event is organized by the G.S. Beckwith Gilbert '63 Lectures, and co-sponsored with the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and LISD. To attend the event, RSVP to Carole Dopp.
Jeremy K. B. Kinsman was a Canadian foreign service officer for 40 years. He joined the Department of External Affairs in 1966. During his career, he was the Canadian ambassador to the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Armenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. He also served as Ambassador to Italy, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ambassador to the European Union. He had earlier been Minister in New York (UN) and Washington, and Political Director of the Foreign Ministry.