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Jeremy Weinstein
Mar 12 2019 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein discusses why it is important to cultivate a new generation of tech-savvy students who can anticipate the ethical, legal, policy, and societal implications of technology.
 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Mar 8 2019 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Students
The 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars includes a senior majoring in chemistry; a coterminal student studying biology, economics and computer science; and three alumni from the classes of 2015, 2017 and 2018. The 2019 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars includes five people with Stanford...
Priya Satia
Mar 8 2019 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Historian Priya Satia discusses the history of the 1947 partition of India and how that is at the root of today’s continuing tensions between Pakistan and India. Satia is an affiliate of the Center for South Asia.  A recent escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan has put a spotlight on...
Mar 6 2019 | Isabel Vasquez, Handa Center | Posted In: Events
David Morales, director of strategic litigation for Cristosal, an NGO working to advance human rights in Central America, spoke to a Stanford audience about his work on the El Mozote case in El Salvador. El Mozote was the site of the largest massacre of civilians during the country’s civil war,...
Mar 4 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Announcements, Events
Faculty affiliated with two Global Studies centers gave micro-lectures during Stanford Family Weekend, which took place February 22 and 23, 2019. This annual event provides families with a glimpse of their undergraduate student's life at Stanford. Read about the lectures below.
Nandita Das
Feb 25 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Events
Nandita Das is an Indian actor and director who has appeared in more than 40 feature films.
Jun Uchida
Feb 22 2019 | Center for East Asian Studies | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty
Stanford Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) Director and Associate Professor of History Jun Uchida has been awarded a Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan from the National Endowment for the Humanities to complete her book project, Provincializing Empire: Ōmi Me
Feb 22 2019 | Arman Kassam, Handa Center | Posted In: Events
On Wednesday night, 65 members of the Stanford community gathered for a screening of 82 Names: Syria, Please Don't Forget Us. This documentary, produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explores the imprisonment and torture of Syrian activist Mansour Omari.
Cantor Center
Feb 22 2019 | Stanford Arts | Posted In: Announcements
The Office of the Vice President for the Arts at Stanford University announces the first two artists in the new Visiting Artist Fund in Honor of Roberta Bowman Denning (VAF). The program brings international artists into Stanford classrooms in order to provide a stimulus in artistic thinking and...
Adam Kochanski
Feb 21 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Research
Research fellow Adam Kochanski joined the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice one year ago after completing his Ph.D. in Political Studies from the University of Ottawa.