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Brick kilns
Sep 14 2017 | Rob Jordon, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment | Posted In: Faculty, Research
Brick kilns and their pollution are ubiquitous in South Asia. An interdisciplinary team is combining satellite data and political persuasion to track kilns, raise public awareness and incentivize kiln owners to use cleaner technologies.
Ardeshir Zahedi with Richard Nixon in Tehran in 1969.
Sep 8 2017 | Posted In: Announcements, Research
Stanford's Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies (ISP) is offering a new fellowship opportunity to study the new Ardeshir Zahedi Archive at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives.
Aug 25 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Media, Research, Students
Italy, a previously fascist country, became a democracy shortly after World War II ended. That transition and the country’s 1948 election are still sources of debate, and led Stanford undergraduate Anatole Schneider to search for answers.
May 26 2017 | Posted In: Research, Students
As a U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer, it’s difficult for Joel Beckner, M.A. candidate in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies ‘17, to establish real relationships with Russians, outside of a professional context. That’s one of the reasons why Joel and fellow master’s student Katherine...
May 9 2017 | Alex Shashkevich, Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Media, Research
Stanford has amassed thousands of Persian books, official documents, letters, multimedia pieces and other materials related to Iran’s history, politics and culture. The collections, held at the Stanford University Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, were expanded after the...