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Professor Harold Kahn
Jan 15 2019 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
Harold L. Kahn, a professor emeritus who helped create a generation of leading U.S. scholars in Chinese and Japanese history, died on Dec. 11. Kahn served as the director for the Center for East Asian Studies from 1997-1998. Harold L. “Hal” Kahn, a professor emeritus of history who taught at...
Japan in the Pacific World symposium panel
Dec 5 2018 | Center for East Asian Studies | Posted In: Events
In their first-ever collaboration in 50 years, the Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) and Hoover Institution Library & Archives jointly held a two-day celebration of a trifecta of anniversaries: the 50th Anniversary of CEAS, Hoover’s centennial, and the 150th anniversary of the Meiji...
Navi Pillay
Nov 27 2018 | Aparna Verma and Daniel Yang, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Events
Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay reflected upon her history in law and human rights, calling for students to stand up for global human rights during a campus roundtable discussion on Monday. Pillay, who served as the High Commissioner from 2008-2014, traced her dedication to...
Alina Utrata
Nov 15 2018 | Regina King, Stanford Daily | Posted In: Students
Alina Utrata ‘17, the first Stanford graduate with a minor in human rights, visited the Handa Center on Tuesday to share her experiences at Stanford and as a master’s student in the U.K. “The Handa Center was one of the most important – if not the most important – parts of my undergraduate...
student presents in mapping poverty course
Nov 1 2018 | Posted In: Students
Still deciding what courses to take next quarter? Check out these intro-level winter quarter courses that have an international focus, and add a new global perspective to your studies: AFRICAAM 31: RealTalk: Intimate Discussions about the African Diaspora
Elaine Fisher
Oct 31 2018 | Posted In: Faculty
Elaine Fisher joined Stanford in the 2017-18 academic year as an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and an affiliate of the Center for South Asia. Below, she participated in an interview with the center as part of its annual newsletter:
Faculty Senate
Oct 26 2018 | Posted In: Announcements
Stanford Global Studies Director Jeremy M. Weinstein presented at the October meeting of the faculty senate as part of a panel about the university's international efforts. The panel was convened to discuss how Stanford can continue to be at the forefront of efforts to foster global cooperation and...
Oct 19 2018 | Stanford News | Posted In: Events, Media
The exhibition, Hand and Eye: Contemporary Reflections of East Asian Ceramic Traditions, on view through Dec. 14 in the East Asia Library, features historic and contemporary works by Japanese, American and Stanford artists. A new campus ceramics exhibition that displays many works produced in wood-...
Kendal Burkins at an exhibit in Australia
Oct 18 2018 | Alex Kekauoha | Posted In: Students
After switching majors from mechanical engineering to product design, Kendal Burkins, ’19, spent the summer exploring art and design as an intern at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, an opportunity offered through the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program.
Saad Gulzar
Oct 17 2018 | Posted In: Faculty
Saad Gulzar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and an affiliate of the Center for South Asia at Stanford. Below, the center asked him questions as part of its annual newsletter: