In June 2018, Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) M.A. graduate Thomas Ashforth was invited by his advisor Professor Kyoko Sato to attend and speak at the “Revisiting the Nuclear Order: Technopolitical Landscapes and Timescapes” conference held in Paris, France.
The WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice has created resources about data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices about getting responsible and reliable data when working with hidden and vulnerable populations.
A new online Virtual Tribunals resource developed by Stanford Libraries in collaboration with the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice has launched, making records from 105 cases investigated by the Special Panel for Serious Crimes (SPSC) in East Timor widely accessible.
Why has Iran's Central Bank systematically failed to achieve its goal of price stability? Just how bad is Iran's water crisis, and what options does the country have to address it? These are some of the questions addressed in two new reports released by the Iran 2040 Project this summer.
This summer, the Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice released the results of two research projects on human trafficking.
Each year, the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies fosters collaborative research between French and U.S. scholars through grants for interdisciplinary conferences, group research projects, and individual fellowships.
Below are the grant recipients for the 2018-19 academic year:
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.
When Stanford scholar Lisa Blaydes decided to write a book on Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, she turned to one of most comprehensive collection on the subject – the Ba’ath Party Archives at the Hoover Institution.
As California and other states and cities act on their own on the international stage, Stanford scholars explore how these sub-federal actors are shifting the laws that would otherwise limit their state authority in foreign affairs.
California – the country’s most populous state and the world’s sixth largest economy – is challenging the legal limits of federal power in foreign affairs. From climate to immigration to human rights, California is increasingly acting on its own.