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Oct 4 2019 | Iran 2040 Project | Posted In: Research
The Iranian economy is experiencing a severe bout of instability which, in terms of scope and depth, has no historical precedence since the end of the Iran-Iraq war three decades ago. Iran's current economic crisis can be attributed to decades of poor governance whose ramifications are now...
Anna Boch
Sep 27 2019 | The Europe Center | Posted In: Research, Students
With support from a grant from The Europe Center, Anna Boch, a Ph.D. student in sociology, spent nine weeks at the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research in Germany this summer. There, she focused on the regulation of online hate speech in the U.S. and Germany. Below, she reflects on her...
Negotiations in a canal water dispute mediated by irrigation personnel in Pakistan.
Aug 16 2019 | Global Perspectives Blog | Posted In: Research
Maira Hayat is a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for South Asia, the Department of Anthropology, and the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University. Her research focuses on the anthropology of bureaucracy, law, ethics, and Islam; corporate capital and political ecology; science...
Rayan Sud
Aug 2 2019 | Posted In: Research, Students
Physics major Rayan Sud ‘21 traveled to southern France to conduct research at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a nuclear fusion megaproject, through a grant offered by the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.  ITER is a collaboration between 35...
View of Earth from space
Jun 25 2019 | Posted In: Research
Malcolm Hodgskiss, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Geological Sciences, uses geochemistry to understand the processes that took place billions of years ago. He is especially interested in the Proterozoic era of Earth’s history, a period of time often referred to by scientists as the “Boring...

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