Feb 28, 2019, 12:00 pm1:15 pm
019 Bendheim Hall
  • RSVP Required
  • Faculty/Student Only



Event Description

The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a Crisis Diplomacy lunch seminar, "The Kurd in Iraq and the Right to Self-Determination," on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. in 019 Bendheim Hall, with Dr. Hamdi Sinjari, who has worked as an adviser to the Kurdish Regional Security Council. The lunch is open to Princeton University faculty and students only. To attend, RSVP to Angella Sandford.

Dr. Hamdi Sinjari is a lawyer with deep knowledge and personal expertise of the conflicts in Iraq, Syria and the Middle East and their impact on law and human rights. He worked as an adviser to the Kurdish Regional Security Council and has taught at Ishik University, Erbil. Dr. Sinjari studied law at the University of Arizona, Tucson, where he received his LLM and SJD. He is a specialist of indigenous people's law and wrote his dissertation on "The Kurdish Way to Attain Nation Building and Oil Rights through the Constitution and the United Nations."