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Stanford exhibition celebrates East Asian ceramic traditions

The exhibition, Hand and Eye: Contemporary Reflections of East Asian Ceramic Traditions, on view through Dec. 14 in the East Asia Library, features historic and contemporary works by Japanese, American and Stanford artists.

A new campus ceramics exhibition that displays many works produced in wood-burning kilns – including sculptures, jars and tea sets – shows that the ceramic traditions of East Asia are alive and evolving in contemporary Japan and United States – and at Stanford.

Stanford scholars discuss diplomacy’s future after U.S.-North Korea summit is canceled

Stanford scholars offer their reaction to the cancellation of the highly anticipated summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea.

Following the announcement that the United States had canceled a planned summit with North Korea, Stanford scholars discuss the future of diplomacy and denuclearization on the Korean peninsula.

Handa center research fellow publishes articles on economics & governance

Dr. Desiree Desierto, a research fellow at the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has two forthcoming publications: "Formal Models of the Political Resource Curse” in Economics of Governance, and "What Resource Curse? The Null Effect of Remittances on Public Good Provision" in the Journal of Theoretical Politics.

New authoritarianism & democratic resistance: reflections on Turkey

At an evening panel discussion, visiting Turkish academics discussed the current socio-political environment, foreign policy and future prospects of contemporary Turkey.

Sponsored by The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and chaired by visiting postdoctoral scholar Halil Yenigun, the discussion focused on the policies and impacts of Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s consolidation of power.

Professor Milani discusses Iran's role in heightened Syria-Israel tensions on NPR

Tensions in the Middle East are high following military clashes involving Israel, Syria, and Iran earlier this month, and after the Syrian military shot down an Israeli fighter jet. Professor Abbas Milani, Director of the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, spoke with NPR's Michael Krasny about Iran's role in fueling instability in the region.


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