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Jan 15 2020 | Robin Wander, Stanford News | Posted In: Events
Many departments and programs across campus, including the Center for East Asian Studies and the Program in Iranian Studies, will host artists this winter quarter.
Tehran, Iran
Jan 15 2020 | Alice Wenner, FSI
The January 3 assassination by the United States of Qassem Soleimani — the commander of Iran’s Quds Force — transformed Iran, Abbas Milani told Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Director Michael McFaul on the World Class podcast. Posters of Soleimani’s face were plastered...
Jan 13 2020 | Emma Smith and Patricia Wei, The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Media
From Obama-era officials to eminent Middle East scholars, Stanford international affairs experts convened on Friday to discuss escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The panel provided historical context to the Jan. 3 U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani....
Anqi Xu
Jan 10 2020 | Center for East Asian Studies | Posted In: Students
Center for East Asian Studies student Anqi Xu was among five Stanford students selected as part of the 2021 Schwarzman Scholar class.  As a fellowship recipient, she will pursue a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Abbas Milani
Jan 9 2020 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Media
For hostilities between the United States and Iran to de-escalate, both sides must move away from the rhetoric they have used that binds them to escalatory action, says Stanford scholar Abbas Milani.
Lily Ann Foulkes
Jan 8 2020 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
In a new Spanish immersion class organized by the Center for Human Rights & International Justice with support from SGS and other campus partners, Stanford students apply their language skills to helping detained Spanish-speaking asylum seekers in Texas prepare for credible fear interviews.
Norman Naimark
In the immediate years after World War II, Josef Stalin sought a more flexible, geostrategic approach to advancing Soviet interests abroad, according to Stanford historian Norman Naimark. To many historians considering the aftermath of World War II, the division of Europe was inevitable, because,...
Isabelle Carpenter
The Stanford Humanities Center welcomes a new cohort of undergraduates, including international relations major Isabelle Carpenter, who have been awarded Hume Humanities Honors Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year.
Students seasoning salmon
Dec 12 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Students
The scent of toasted coriander seeds, rose water infused with saffron, and date molasses filled the kitchen as Stanford students practiced sautéing onions, chopping fresh herbs, and seasoning salmon fillets in a new cooking class, called French Persian Cooking.
Erica Scott
Dec 10 2019 | Alex Kekauoha, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements
International relations senior Erica Scott and coterminal student Mustafa Fattah have been named Marshall Scholars and will use the scholarship to pursue graduate degrees in the United Kingdom. Stanford students Erica Scott and Mustafa Fattah are recipients of the 2020 Marshall Scholarship. Next...