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Amirah Goldberg
Jun 11 2020 | Posted In: Students
Amirah Goldberg, who graduates this year with a degree in political science and a minor in global studies, with a specialization in Iranian studies, says one of her favorite memories from her time at Stanford was sitting just a few feet away from Marjane Satrapi, a French-Iranian film director, at...
Jun 10 2020 | Rob Jordan, Stanford News | Posted In: Research
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, another source of deadly and increasingly frequent disease outbreaks goes largely unnoticed by much of the world. Stanford researchers working in rural Kenya have identified the most productive breeding habitats for certain mosquitoes – spreaders of...
Jun 10 2020 | Ekaterina Mozhaeva, Center for East Asian Studies | Posted In: Students
Yawen Tan, M.A. '20 is graduating this year with a master’s degree in East Asian Studies. During her time at Stanford, Yawen’s research centered on visual culture in modern and contemporary China. She focused on topics ranging from pictorial photography in the Republican Era to public art,...
Jun 9 2020 | Kathleen J. Sullivan, Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
The Faculty Women’s Forum, which acts to enable women faculty members to thrive at Stanford, presented its inaugural awards – for outstanding leadership and outstanding sponsorship – to two faculty members on Monday at a virtual ceremony.
Stanford campus
Jun 8 2020
As COVID-19 has upended life across the country, it has also exposed and amplified patterns of racial inequality that have a deep and long history. And now, on top of a pandemic, we are confronted with a string of incidents of racial violence that simply cannot be ignored.   
A new global focus in Stanford’s Humanities Core program reflects the important role the humanities play in understanding the complexities of the world and “the multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, international community that Stanford is today,” said Professor Alexander Key, faculty director for the...
2020 IR honors students
Jun 2 2020 | Posted In: Students
Four seniors presented their honors theses at the annual International Relations Honors Conference, which took place on Friday, May 22 and Friday, May 29. Watch videos of the conference below, and visit the International Relations website to read their abstracts. Part I Emily Bishko: How do White...
Jun 2 2020 | Muskan Shafat, Center for South Asia | Posted In: Students
When COVID emerged as a pandemic, I was at the cusp of planning my second quarter at Oxford through the Bing Overseas Study Program. I had had an amazing winter quarter, studying the political history of my home, Kashmir, along with another course on eastern philosophy (primarily focusing on Faiz...
Natalie Ponce
Jun 2 2020 | Posted In: Students
“Stanford has taught me that, when you have an understanding of peoples’ history and culture, you can be much more effective in whatever you are doing,” says Natalie Ponce, who is graduating this June with a double major in international relations and Italian.
SGS staff
May 27 2020 | Stefanie Pietkiewicz, Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: Staff
From virtual dance workouts to pizza parties to storytelling sessions, staff members in the Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division are finding creative strategies to connect with one another during a pandemic that has disrupted life around the globe.

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