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Alina Utrata
Dec 12 2016 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News Service | Posted In: Announcements, Students
Alina Utrata, a senior majoring in history and the law, with a minor in human rights, will pursue a master’s degree in conflict transformation and social justice at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland as a 2017 Marshall Scholar. Looking back, Alina Utrata can pinpoint the moment she...
Norman Naimark
Dec 8 2016 | Posted In: Faculty, Global Perspectives Blog
On December 9, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. The convention was among the first UN conventions to address humanitarian issues, and made genocide a crime under international law.
Dec 5 2016 | Posted In: Global Perspectives Blog, Research
Alumnus Srihari Seshasayee, Latin American Studies ‘15, presented his M.A. capstone research at an Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) conference in October. Members of the diplomatic corps attended the conference, which focused on India-Latin America relations, and since the ICWA is the Foreign...
Fidel Castro
Nov 28 2016 | KQED's Forum with Michael Krasny | Posted In: Faculty, Media
Born in 1926, Fidel Castro died on November 25, 2016, at the age of 90. Stanford Professor of Latin American Studies and Political Science Terry Lynn Karl, UC Berkeley's Lisa Garcia Bedolla, and NPR's Thomas Gjelten discuss the life and legacy of the man who ruled Cuba for nearly 50 years on KQED's...
Nov 18 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
Established in 2004 and endowed in 2006, the Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies at Stanford University promotes the interdisciplinary study of modern Iranian society, culture, politics and economy.
2016-16 Annual Report
Nov 14 2016 | Posted In: Announcements
The 2015-16 academic year was a busy one for the Stanford Global Studies Division, which launched a new minor in Global Studies and celebrated the fiftieth anniversaries of the Center for African Studies and the Center for Latin American Studies. Read our 2015-16 annual report for more highlights...
Nov 7 2016 | By Tia Schwab, The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Students
IPS 275: “U.N. Habitat III: Bridging Cities and Nations to Tackle Urban Development” is housed in the international policy studies program and offers students the opportunity to explore sustainable urban development strategies. The class studies Habitat III, a week-long United Nations conference on...
Summer Research College participants
Nov 1 2016 | Posted In: Global Perspectives Blog, Students
For 15 years, the Summer Research College, administered through the Program in International Relations and the Department of Political Science, has supported hundreds of students to conduct social science research with over 50 faculty mentors. 
kathryn stoner
Oct 25 2016 | The New York Times: Room for Debate | Posted In: Faculty, Media
In The New York Times' Room for Debate, Ford Dorsey Program in International Policy Studies Director Kathryn Stoner debates the Wilson Center's Matthew Rojansky over whether the U.S. should try to deal more closely with Russia, as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has argued during...
Oct 18 2016 | Posted In: Media, Students
In October, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise visit to the Hacking for Diplomacy course (pictured below), co-taught by Stanford Global Studies Director Jeremy Weinstein. In the course, students team-up and tackle actual foreign policy challenges facing the U.S. State Department.