The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a lunch seminar on Thursday, October 9, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. Michael Reynolds, Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, will discuss his recent research trips through the Caucasus and Russia. Wolfgang Danspeckgruber will moderate the session. Lunch will be served. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.
Michael A. Reynolds is Associate Professor in Princeton’s Department of Near Eastern Studies and author of Shattering Empires: The Clash and Collapse of the Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1908-1918 (Cambridge University Press, 2011), co-winner of the 2011 American Historical Association’s George Louis Beer Prize, a Choice outstanding title, and a Financial Times book of the summer. In addition to his historical research on the Ottoman and Russian empires and their successor states, Reynolds works on contemporary issues related to Turkey, the Kurds, Azerbaijan, and the North Caucasus.
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, a private diplomacy forum in Liechtenstein.