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Aug 21 2017 | Posted In: Events, Global Perspectives Blog
Belen Sánchez Hernández is from Cherán, a town of 16,000 indigenous Purépecha located in central-western Mexico, and one of the few autonomous communities recognized by the government as a self-governing indigenous community. “We govern by ‘usos y costumbres’ or ‘custom and usage’ as the fight...
Teachers Esther Mansdorf and Erin Wilson examine source materials at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives as part of a professional development course on teaching the history of World War I. (Image credit: Alex Shashkevich)
Aug 18 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Events, Media
A new professional development course for K-14 teachers at Stanford's Summer Teaching Festival highlights the importance of studying the history of the First World War in a global context. Despite the global nature of World War I – one of the deadliest conflicts in history, involving dozens of...
Aug 14 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty
Several Stanford Global Studies centers and programs are welcoming new faculty directors, beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. Read about the new directors below, and please join us in welcoming them to the SGS community!
Hemangini Raina
Aug 9 2017 | Stanford Magazine | Posted In: Media, Students
Hemangini Raina, Global Studies Minor student, talks to Stanford Magazine about rediscovering her Indian roots and changing her mind about moving back to the Middle East. A Canadian citizen, Hemangini Raina was born in Oman, spent half her youth in Bahrain and now returns to the United Arab...
Jul 28 2017 | Posted In: Media
As part of the African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular, the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog looks at how economic development strategies in Africa have changed since independence.
Jul 24 2017 | Posted In: Students
As part of his internship this summer at The Korea Herald, a daily English-language newspaper published in Seoul, South Korea, Alex Park is gaining first-hand experience in the field of journalism. A history major entering his senior year, Alex has written more than 20 articles for the paper this...
Jul 3 2017 | By Milenko Martinovich | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Events, Media
A unique collaboration at Stanford is bringing a renewed focus to one of the world’s most followed but misunderstood religions.
Jun 22 2017 | Stanford News | Alex Shashkevich | Posted In: Media
Lacuna, a free online annotation platform developed at Stanford, promotes collaborative learning and interdisciplinary conversations. Stanford Global Studies partners with Lacuna through the Education Partnership to Internationalize Curriculum (EPIC), which pairs community college faculty with...
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Jun 20 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Events, Students
On a scorching hot Sunday in June, Stanford University celebrated its 126th Commencement. Seventy-one undergraduate and 79 M.A. students graduated from Stanford Global Studies Division programs. 
Amartya Das
Jun 19 2017 | Posted In: Students
Amartya Das graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical and Computational Science and a minor in Global Studies with a focus on South Asian studies. "I've loved the breadth of classes I've been able to take even within my concentration," he said. "My electives included a Bollywood...