In early July, the Center for East Asian Studies explored contemporary arts development in China in a major event at the Stanford Center at Peking University.
The China Arts Forum featured two visual artists, one performing artist, and one art market executive, all of whom were women.
On Sunday, June 12, over 140 undergraduate and graduate students celebrated the completion of their degrees from Stanford Global Studies (SGS) programs,
including the Center for African Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, the Center for Latin American Studies, as well as the Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies and the Program in International Relations.
Stanford Global Studies Faculty Director Norman Naimark has been awarded a fellowship through the Stanford Humanities Center for the upcoming academic year.
Naimark, who is a Professor of History focusing on Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia, will join a cohort of 22 other fellows who are scholars of history, philosophy, music, and English, among other humanities disciplines. Chosen from a pool of nearly 300 applicants, the fellows are Stanford faculty, advanced Stanford graduate students, and academics from California, across the United States, and Europe.
The seventh annual Summer Film Festival “Youth Culture in Global Cinema,” will run from July 13th to September 7th and features nine films from around the world.
All films are on Wednesdays at 7 p.m., and feature a post-screening discussion.
Admission is free and open to the community.
Soul, heart, mind, strong, inspired, valued, beautiful, community, family, love, forever—these are just some of the words written on hands, arms, and faces in photographs on display at the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Stanford's Center for African Studies (CAS).
Can poor crisis response in the face of a natural disaster shift long-standing party support for the long-term? According to research by Lina Erikkson, it can.
Eriksson, The Europe Center's Visiting Student Researcher, is a Fulbright Scholar who is visiting Stanford from Uppsala University and the Center for Natural Disaster Science in Sweden. In her dissertation, Natural Disasters and National Politics, she examines the electoral effects of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami and the 2005 Storm Gudrun on Swedish parliamentary elections.
A report by Stanford legal experts criticizes the trial proceedings and judgment of two Khmer Rouge leaders who were convicted in 2014 for the Cambodian genocide of the 1970s.
BY KENDRA DAVIDSON AND BETHANY AUGLIERE
The year was 1965. The Cuban Missile Crisis had elevated fears about international security as the world teetered on the brink of nuclear war, and U.S.-Latin America relations were at an all time low.
To improve relations and expertise, and to prevent the proliferation of communism in the region, President John F. Kennedy enacted a series of federal aid and education programs, and expanded funding for higher education centers dedicated to the study of Latin America.