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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.
Nadia Murad
Apr 20 2017 | By Kendra Davidson | Posted In: Events, Global Perspectives Blog
Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist who escaped ISIS captivity, spoke at the annual Stanford Global Studies student dinner on April 17.
Apr 18 2017 | By Kendra Davidson | Stanford Homepage | Posted In: Announcements, Media, Students
While Stanford students gain a theoretical understanding of international justice from coursework, through Stanford Global Studies internships with the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice they learn firsthand how these theories can be applied on the ground.
Apr 17 2017 | Lisa Trei, School of Humanities and Sciences | Posted In: Media, Students
As the refugee crisis in Europe exploded in 2015, Ibrahim Bharmal ’18, knew he couldn’t stay on campus and watch events unfold without trying to help. “I saw that the Handa Center had a new fellowship,” he says. “I applied and was accepted to volunteer at a refugee camp in Skaramagus Port Harbor in...
Alexis Kallen
Apr 12 2017 | Posted In: Students
Alexis Kallen, who hopes to become a human rights lawyer, is one of 62 recipients of the scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 for graduate study – in the United States and abroad – to students who are committed to careers in public service. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation recently...
Apr 3 2017 | Emily Goodling, Stanford News | Posted In: Media, Research, Students
In a research project spanning eight countries, two Stanford students search for Esperanto, a constructed language, against the backdrop of European populism. In an effort to create an easy-to-learn language with the potential to unify humanity, Polish-Jewish ophthalmologist L. L. Zamenhof invented...
Mar 29 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Events
A new, one-unit course explores the pressing issues of the Republic of Turkey through a series of film screenings.
Mar 17 2017 | Posted In: Global Perspectives Blog, Media
By Kelley Cortright, Events & Communications Coordinator, Center for East Asian Studies In September 2016, Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) welcomed Charles Chang as its Chinese Studies Postdoctoral Fellow for 2016–17.
Mar 6 2017 | Posted In: Media, Research, Students
As an undergraduate in the Iranian Studies Program, Anna Polishchuk translated top-secret documents from the Soviet Union as she researched the relationship between Iran’s pro-communist groups and the Soviets during the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Tarabnameh play
Mar 2 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Media
Over the past several years, the Stanford Iranian Studies Program has focused on bringing important Iranian artists to Stanford and building awareness of Iran’s art history and culture through new programs and classes.