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Kofi Annan
May 2 2018 | By Vibhav Mariwala, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Events, Media
On May 1, former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan discussed topics ranging from the rise of illiberal democracies to the Syrian Civil War and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in a panel discussion with Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...
student photo contest images
Apr 26 2018 | Posted In: Awards, Students
Please join us in congratulating the 8 winners of this year’s student photo contest! The photos were selected in six categories and featured students from across Stanford Global Studies programs who traveled around the world pursuing research, language study, internships, and more. Travel Winner
Apr 25 2018 | By Katy Gabel, Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Scott D. Sagan, the Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science, has been named a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Sagan is also a senior fellow in the Center for International Security and Cooperation and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford.
Apr 24 2018 | Stanford Office of International Affairs, Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Six Stanford faculty members from across the university were recently awarded Companion Grants from the Office of International Affairs Research Exploration Fund. The grants enable faculty members to pursue collaborative research while serving as faculty-in-residence directors at Bing Overseas...
activism map of stanford
Apr 16 2018 | Barbara Wilcox, Graduate School of Education | Posted In: Students
Student-produced digital map reveals decades of conflict and change on the outwardly peaceful Farm. A digital map created by Stanford undergraduates is helping to reveal what social change looks like by tracking the geospatial footprint of decades of activism on campus. 
turkey event photo
Apr 6 2018 | By Sean Chen, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Events, Media
At an evening panel discussion, visiting Turkish academics discussed the current socio-political environment, foreign policy and future prospects of contemporary Turkey. Sponsored by The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and chaired by visiting postdoctoral scholar Halil Yenigun, the discussion...
Elizabeth Bachman
Apr 3 2018 | Kelley Cortright, Center for East Asian Studies | Posted In: Announcements, Students
Despite her long fascination with the country, Elizabeth Bachman had never been to mainland China before last summer.  Now, following intense studies of international relations and Chinese language and culture, Bachman has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Presidential Management...
Apr 3 2018 | Holden Foreman, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Events, Media
In an April presentation on his new book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet, Varun Sivaram, ’11, stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he...
Mar 29 2018 | Clifton B. Parker, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Research
When Stanford scholar Lisa Blaydes decided to write a book on Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq, she turned to one of most comprehensive collection on the subject – the Ba’ath Party Archives at the Hoover Institution.
Engstrom and Weinstein
Mar 26 2018 | Melissa De Witte, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Research
As California and other states and cities act on their own on the international stage, Stanford scholars explore how these sub-federal actors are shifting the laws that would otherwise limit their state authority in foreign affairs. California – the country’s most populous state and the world’s...