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Priya Satia
Oct 9 2019 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Priya Satia, the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History and an affiliate of the Center for South Asia, has been awarded the American Historical Association’s Jerry Bentley Prize for best book in world history for Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution.
Oct 4 2019 | Iran 2040 Project | Posted In: Research
The Iranian economy is experiencing a severe bout of instability which, in terms of scope and depth, has no historical precedence since the end of the Iran-Iraq war three decades ago. Iran's current economic crisis can be attributed to decades of poor governance whose ramifications are now...
Anna Boch
Sep 27 2019 | The Europe Center | Posted In: Research, Students
With support from a grant from The Europe Center, Anna Boch, a Ph.D. student in sociology, spent nine weeks at the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research in Germany this summer. There, she focused on the regulation of online hate speech in the U.S. and Germany. Below, she reflects on her...
Samer Al-Saber
Sep 5 2019 | Posted In: Faculty
Samer Al-Saber joined Stanford in the 2018-19 academic year as an assistant professor of theater and performance studies and an affiliate of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. Below, he participated in an interview as part of the Abbasi Program's annual newsletter.
Sep 3 2019
Stanford Global Studies has awarded three Stanford faculty members with Course Innovation Grants, which support courses that creatively offer ways for students to learn about topics of regional and global importance.
EPIC fellows 2019-20
The Education Partnership for Internationalizing Curriculum (EPIC) Fellowship Program welcomed 10 community college instructors as members of its class of 2019-20.
Negotiations in a canal water dispute mediated by irrigation personnel in Pakistan.
Aug 16 2019 | Global Perspectives Blog | Posted In: Research
Maira Hayat is a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for South Asia, the Department of Anthropology, and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the anthropology of bureaucracy, law, ethics, and Islam; corporate capital and political ecology; science...
James Fox
Aug 15 2019 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Linguistic anthropologist James A. Fox, who has taught at Stanford for over 40 years, died on Aug. 7 at his home in Palo Alto from complications of kidney failure. He was 75. Fox was the former director of the Center for Latin American Studies.
Rayan Sud
Aug 2 2019 | Posted In: Research, Students
Physics major Rayan Sud ‘21 traveled to southern France to conduct research at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a nuclear fusion megaproject, through a grant offered by the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.  ITER is a collaboration between 35...
Girl on a motorcycle
Jul 31 2019 | Global Perspectives Blog | Posted In: Global Perspectives Blog
On Wednesday, July 31, the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies will screen the movie “Motorcycle Girl” as part of the Stanford Global Studies Summer Film Festival. The biographical drama is based on the life of motorcyclist Zenith Irfan, the first Pakistani woman to travel alone through the north of...