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Handa Center celebrates the renewal of the human rights minor
May 20 2019 | Handa Center | Posted In: Announcements
The Handa Center is delighted to announce that the minor in human rights was unanimously renewed this month for a five year term by Stanford's Academic Council. The renewal comes after the program received a positive recommendation from the Committee on the Review of Undergraduate Majors.
SGS Summer Film Festival
May 17 2019 | Posted In: Announcements
Join us for our annual summer film festival. We will show 10 films from around the world that focus on the theme “Earth: Habitat for All.”   The film festival will run most Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., from June 19 to September 4, and they will feature a post-screening discussion.  Admission is free...
Grant Miller
May 16 2019 | Merry Pham, The Dish | Posted In: Faculty
Stanford’s Office of International Affairs has awarded the Roberta and Steve Denning International Research Exploration Fund to six faculty members for international research on water and sanitation issues, anti-tumor compounds, methane emission reduction, human trafficking and malaria impact.
IR honors students.
May 16 2019 | Posted In: Students
Ten seniors presented their honors theses at the annual International Relations Honors Conference on Tuesday, May 14. Watch a video of the conference below, and visit the International Relations website to read their abstracts.  
Nicholas Opiyo and Jeremy Weinstein.
May 13 2019 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Events
Nicholas Opiyo, a Ugandan human rights attorney, spoke at the annual Stanford Global Studies student dinner on Wednesday, April 17 at the Stanford Faculty Club. In his opening remarks, Opiyo confessed he was torn over whether he should be delivering a speech or following the news in Uganda, where...
Rainy Day at the Taj Mahal
May 9 2019 | Robin Wander, Stanford Arts | Posted In: Announcements
The results are in for the 8th annual Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest, and the winner of the popular vote is an evocative image of a rainy day at the Taj Mahal captured by senior human biology major EMILY MENDONSA while she was traveling in Utter Pradesh, India, conducting research on...
Franco Errico receives dean's award for merit.
May 8 2019 | Posted In: Staff
Stanford Global Studies congratulates Iranian Studies Program Coordinator Franco Errico, who is the recipient of the 2019 Dean’s Award of Merit in the spirit category. Errico joined Iranian Studies in 2015, and he helps organize dozens of events each year, including concerts, multi-day performances...
Audrey Huynh
May 7 2019 | Handa Center | Posted In: Students
Congratulations to international relations major and human rights minor Audrey Huynh, who is the recipient of the 2019-20 John Gardner Public Service Fellowship through the Haas Center for Public Service.
Gabriela Torres-Lorenzotti sits at the top of Lion's Head in Cape Town
May 6 2019 | Posted In: Students
Gabriela Torres-Lorenzotti will graduate in June with a B.A. in international relations and a minor in human rights.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
May 3 2019 | Alex Kekauoha, Stanford News | Posted In: Events
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s accomplishments on the basketball court have made him a sports legend and a cultural icon. As the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer and a six-time league champion, he remains best known for his contributions to the sport. However, he insists there’s...