The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination will hold a Crisis Diplomacy lunch seminar on Friday, February 7, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. in 015 Robertson Hall. The session, "Syria Negotiations at a Standstill: Impressions from Montreux, Geneva, and Munich," will be led by LISD Director, Wolfgang Danspeckgruber. Lunch will be served. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney (Princeton University ID will be required).
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. Danspeckgruber researches, writes and teaches on security and state building issues in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and the wider Middle East; on theory and practice of international diplomacy, private, and crisis diplomacy; the International Criminal Court; and issues concerning Religion and Diplomacy. Since 2001 he has visited Afghanistan, China, Georgia, India (Kashmir), Israel, Oman, Pakistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and has been involved in related private diplomacy. Until 2000, Danspeckgruber was involved in private diplomacy in Southeastern Europe and the Caucasus, and has also worked with the Ahtisaari Team and the EU Special Representative on the status of Kosovo. He conducted fact-finding missions to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Yugoslavia/Serbia.
The lunch is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School.