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Connie Chin
Constance “Connie” Chin, former administrative manager at the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) who had also worked in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, died on Aug. 6. She was 74. Chin worked at Stanford for 43 years and retired in December 2019. “Connie exemplified the...
Joceline Yu
Oct 14 2020 | Posted In: Internships
Every year, hundreds of students apply to participate in the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, which offers undergraduates and graduate students an opportunity to extend classroom learning while engaging in immersive cultural and professional experiences around the world. Open to students...
Makato Ueda
Oct 5 2020 | Veronica Marian, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Ueda, a noted translator and critic of Japanese poetry, was instrumental in expanding Stanford’s East Asian studies program. Makoto Ueda, Stanford professor emeritus of Japanese in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died Aug. 19. He was 89.
Daniel Mason
Sep 24 2020
Stanford Global Studies has awarded a Course Innovation Grant to Daniel Mason, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine, for his new course Global 150N: Climate Change and Mental Health. SGS Course Innovation Grants support courses that creativ
Gabby Conforti and mom
Sep 14 2020 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Students
When global studies minor Gabby Conforti ’22 first heard about the devastating explosion at the port of Beirut on August 4, which ravaged neighborhoods across the city, she was shocked. “My initial reaction was one of disbelief,” she said. “I immediately reached out to my friends in Beirut and was...
2021 EPIC Fellows
Sep 4 2020
Twelve community college instructors have been named 2020-21 Stanford EPIC fellows. Through the year-long professional development program, the fellows will work on projects to incorporate global themes into their courses.
Gi-week Shin
September 2, 1945, is recognized in many American history books as the day World War II formally ended in Asia. But according to Stanford sociologist Gi-Wook Shin, the conflict was never fully resolved in the region, leading to strains in diplomatic relations today.
Getting to good human trafficking data: A workbook and field guide for Indonesian civil society
Aug 31 2020
This summer, the Center for Human Rights & International Justice, in partnership with the Indonesian Institute for Criminal Justice Reform, released a new resource aimed at supporting enhanced data collection at the frontlines of the anti-trafficking movement.
Cover of the Structure of Corruption in Iran
Aug 28 2020 | Iran 2040 Project | Posted In: Research
"Iran is currently in the midst of its deepest economic and legitimacy crisis since the inception of the Islamic Republic about four decades ago. At the root of these twin crises is a long period of political decay [1] which has slowly but consistently eroded all three institutions that constitute...
Hagia sofia
Aug 7 2020 | Sandra Feder, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
With the conversion last month of turning the architecturally stunning Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a working mosque, Turkish President Recep Erdoğan fulfilled a long-held hope of many Turkish Muslims and of his own political party. On July 24, for the first time in nearly 90 years, Muslim...

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