Stanford Global Studies (SGS), in partnership with the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice, presented its inaugural SGS Student Dinner featuring Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay.
Approximately 80 students and faculty members from SGS’s 14 affiliated centers and programs gathered at the Stanford Faculty Club on May 4 to celebrate their spirited SGS community with a guest who embodies the ideals of global studies.
Former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay gave the inaugural HANDA Center Lecture on Human Rights Tuesday night in Cemex Auditorium. Pillay reflected on her time as High Commissioner and discussed current human rights conflicts around the world.
Four Stanford Students to Travel to Istanbul, Turkey
April 24, 2015 will mark the 100-year anniversary of the concerted Ottoman campaign that resulted in the deaths and exile of the vast majority of Ottoman Armenians.
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:
Stanford Global Studies (SGS) in cooperation with the Department of Anthropology and the Vice Provost of Research recently awarded funding to two faculty research efforts under the “Urban Beyond Measure: New Urban Forms for the 21st Century” initiative to focus greater attention on the social realities of daily life within cities.
Engel graduated in 1996 with a BA in international relations. A veteran war correspondent and Stanford alumnus who has covered international events for nearly two decades, he will deliver the 124th Commencement address.
The 2013-14 Stanford Global Studies Annual Report is now available online. Enjoy reading highlights from our centers and programs, student research, academic programs, global internships, and more.