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Mar 6 2017 | Posted In: Media, Research, Students
As an undergraduate in the Iranian Studies Program, Anna Polishchuk translated top-secret documents from the Soviet Union as she researched the relationship between Iran’s pro-communist groups and the Soviets during the 1979 Iranian Revolution.
Jan 4 2017 | BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH, Stanford News Service | Posted In: Announcements, Media, Research
The Iranian Studies Program at Stanford launched a new initiative, called the Stanford Iran 2040 Project, that will produce research and analyses on Iran’s economy.   A new research initiative at Stanford is bringing together experts to create independent data-driven analysis on the current state...
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...
Eiffel tower, Paris
Aug 22 2016 | Posted In: Announcements, Research
This year, 15 scholars, undergraduate and graduate students received fellowships through the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.
Taxing the Rich Book Cover
Mar 17 2016 | Posted In: Faculty, Research
In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens—and their answers may surprise you.