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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

WSD HANDA CENTER JOINS SGS

Kim Rapp, Executive Director of Stanford Global Studies (SGS), recently announced the addition of a new center in the division. Directed by Professor David Cohen, the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice (formerly known as the War Crimes Studies Center) was housed at the University of California-Berkeley, but is now at Stanford, within SGS.

Internships in East Asia

“Exchange student researcher by day and a tourist by night, this double life enabled me to experience Taiwan through a unique lens,” said Christine Quan ’15, who was one of 32 students that received an international summer internship through the East Asia Internship Program, managed by the Division of International, Comparative & Area Studies (ICA), with support from the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center.

2014-15 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP - LITERARY CULTURES OF MUSLIM SOUTH ASIA

Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” The postdoctoral fellow will teach two courses related to his/her interests, pursue his/her own research, and participate in the activities of Stanford University programs and departments. The fellow is expected to be in residence at Stanford during the 2014-2015 academic year.

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