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Panelists at the IR Reunion event
Nov 2 2017 | Posted In: Events, Faculty
During Reunion weekend this fall, the Program in International Relations (IR) hosted its first-ever homecoming event. Over 150 alumni turned out to hear Stanford experts discuss the latest topics in the field.
Peace sign at LGBTI rally
Oct 31 2017 | Stanford Politics | Posted In: Events, Media
In October, the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice hosted an event about the unique challenges faced by refugees who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) and other sexual/gender minorities.
Landry Signe
Oct 31 2017 | Washington Post | Posted In: Faculty, Media
October 30 marks the eighth annual Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security, which aims to raise awareness of chronic hunger and malnutrition and to encourage collaboration between national, regional and international actors to achieve food security.
Trends in Iran's population growth and total fertility rate.
Oct 31 2017 | Posted In: Research
According to the 2016 census, Iran’s population reached close to 80 million while its growth rate dropped to 1.2% a year—a rate similar to today’s world average but substantially lower than its peak a few decades earlier.
Abbas Milani
Oct 18 2017 | Posted In: Faculty, Media
Professor Abbas Milani, Director of the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, offers an inside look into the politics at play within Iran, in light of the country's presidential election last spring and heightened tensions between Iran and the White House. 
Oct 13 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Provost Persis Drell announced Thursday that Program in International Relations Director Michael Tomz is one of eight faculty members appointed as Bass University Fellows.
US and Iran flags
Oct 12 2017 | Clifton Parker, Stanford News Service | Posted In: Faculty, Media
Stanford professors say upending the Iran nuclear deal would stymie U.S. efforts to solve the North Korean nuclear crisis, isolate America on the world’s stage and strengthen hard-liners in Iran. If the U.S. abandoned the Iran nuclear deal, it would harm America’s credibility on nonproliferation...
Oct 12 2017 | The Hill | Posted In: Media
Joan Ramon Resina, professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, and Comparative Literature, and the Director of The Europe Center's Iberian Studies Program, shares his perspective on the October 1, 2017, Catalonia referendum in an opinion piece for The Hill.  
Oct 2 2017 | Posted In: Announcements
This fall, SGS centers and programs welcomed 20 new visiting scholars from around the world to conduct research and/or teach in a variety of disciplines. Please join us in welcoming this group of scholars to campus, and read about their areas of interest below.
NPR's The Forum
Sep 26 2017 | NPR's The Forum with Michael Krasny | Posted In: Faculty, Media
In an address to the United Nations last week, President Trump called the 2015 Iran nuclear deal “an embarrassment to the United States,” and over the weekend tweeted that Iran had test launched a ballistic missile. U.S. intelligence officials have since been unable to confirm the launch actually...