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2017 EPIC Fellows
May 26 2017 | Posted In: Events
How is your problem solving or decision-making influenced by culture in this ever-globalizing world? This is a question that Susan Thomas, who teaches psychology at De Anza College, asked her students during the social behavior unit of general psychology. “Each of us has a unique perspective and...
Denise Chu receives Dean's Award of Merit from Richard Saller, Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences
May 22 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Internships, Staff
Please join us in congratulating Denise Chu, Program Manager of the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, who is a recipient of this year's Dean’s Award of Merit! Chu has been the intrepid manager of the Global Studies Internship Program (GSIP) for the past six years. Prior to working with...
Laura Hubbard
May 18 2017 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Media, Staff
Known for her tremendous energy and compassion, Laura Hubbard, associate director for the Center for African Studies, is one of this year’s winners of the Amy J. Blue Award, which honors staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive, and passionate about their work.
May 18 2017 | Diane Abundabar, Stanford News | Posted In: Media, Students
Senior Emma Coleman has been named the 2017 Baccalaureate student speaker by the Office for Religious Life and the four senior class presidents.  Coleman is a senior from Chicago who will be earning her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
SGS Summer Film Festival
May 17 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Events
This year's annual film festival features nine films from around that world that focus on the theme “Finding Place: Immigration, Refugees, and Borders Across the World.”   The film festival will run most Wednesdays at 7 p.m., from June 28 to September 13, and feature a post-screening discussion. ...
May 10 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Staff, Students
When the Iranian Studies program began in the 2005-06 academic year, only two classes were offered. Since then, under the direction of Abbas Milani, the program has expanded significantly. Today, as the program celebrates its 10th anniversary at Stanford, it continues to bring a thoughtful and...
IPS Students in Moscow
May 9 2017 | Posted In: Students
Students in the International Policy Studies M.A. program spent their spring break in Moscow, where they learned first-hand how Russia views U.S.-Russia relations. During the trip, students witnessed protests, met with diplomats and journalists, visited think tanks and financial institutions, and...
May 9 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Media, Research
Stanford has amassed thousands of Persian books, official documents, letters, multimedia pieces and other materials related to Iran’s history, politics and culture. The collections, held at the Stanford University Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, were expanded after the...
Among the Believers, winner of the Judge's Choice award & "people" category in the 2017 student photo contest.
May 4 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Students
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2017 SGS student photo contest! Winners were selected in six categories (below), and featured students from across Stanford Global Studies programs who travelled around the world pursuing research, language study, internships, and more. View all...
Apr 21 2017 | Posted In: Events, Global Perspectives Blog
Burcu Karahan, Lecturer in Turkish Language and Literature at Stanford University, teaches a course on “Understanding Turkey Through Film,” which includes a series of film screenings that are open to the public.