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New Minor in Global Studies

On Thursday night, the Faculty Senate approved a new minor in Global Studies. Interested students will be able to choose from several different areas of the world to study.

According to Norman Naimark B.A.’66 M.A. ’68 Ph.D.‘72 , Professor of History and Fisher Family Director of the Stanford Global Studies Division, the minor is actually a group of six sub-plans, each tied to a different area studies center. These six centers are:

KHMER ROUGE TRIBUNAL PROCESS DOCUMENTED BY THE HANDA CENTER

On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge took control of Cambodia by violent overthrow of the Lon Nol government.  The secretive leaders of this radical Maoist regime ruled Cambodia for a period of 3 years, 8 months and 20 days, during which time at least 1.7 million people are believed to have died from starvation, torture, execution and forced labor.  Now, more than three decades after the Khmer Rouge fell from power, the alleged perpetrators of the genocide are being put on trial in Phnom Penh before a hybrid international criminal tribunal known as the

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