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Jan 18 2018 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Research
A new machine learning algorithm developed by Stanford researchers could help governments and resettlement agencies find the best places for refugees to relocate, depending on their particular skills and backgrounds. As the world faces its largest crisis of displaced people since World War II, a...
Jan 9 2018 | Posted In: Announcements, Research, Students
Stanford Global Studies is pleased to announce two new research grant opportunities for Stanford graduate students: The Parveen Hassan and Ritva Heikkila Fund for International Research and The Europe Center's Graduate Internship and Research Program in Germany.
Abbas Milani
Jan 5 2018 | Posted In: Faculty, Media
Beginning on the night of December 28, demonstrators took to the streets across Iran to protest rising food and fuel prices, corruption, and other economic hardships in the largest wave of demonstrations in the country since 2009 (Reuters).
Mateusz Morawiecki
Dec 13 2017 | Posted In: Media
Anna Grzymala-Busse, the Kevin and Michelle Douglas professor of international studies, weighs-in on the new prime minister of Poland's right-wing, Polish Law and Justice Party government, Mateusz Morawiecki. 
Dec 5 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Students
Claire Colberg, who earned her bachelor's degree in international relations in 2014, is one of two Stanford alumni and three seniors to win 2018 Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. They are among the 142 scholars from 39 countries who were named 2019...
"We Keep It in Our Heart" - Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis
Nov 20 2017 | Posted In: Research
Dr. Sarah Chynoweth, a Research Fellow at the WSD Handa Center for Human Rights & International Justice, is the author of a new UN High Comissioner for Refugees publication, "We Keep It in Our Heart" - Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys in the Syria Crisis.
Ed Roberts Center in Berkeley
Nov 15 2017 | Olivia Mitchel, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Media
When J.S.D. candidate Doron Dorfman J.S.M. ’14 arrived at Stanford five years ago, he was shocked to find that not a single person at the university identified as a disabilities scholar. This fall, Dorfman introduced a new course called “HUMRTS 104: Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability...
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.