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Scholarly Publications

A Question of Genocide

December 2011

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian genocide is a...

International Actors, Democratization, and the Rule of Law: Anchoring Democracy?

July 2008

Do external factors facilitate or hamper domestic democratic development?

International Influences on the Turkish Transition to Democracy in 1983

July 2008

This paper analyzes international influences on the transition to democracy in November 1983.

Other Publications

The Flawed Logic of Striking Iran

January 2012

Matthew Kroenig's argument for preventive military action to combat Tehran's nuclear program -- "Time to Attack Iran" (January/February 2012) -- suffers from three problems.

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

While world seeks to defeat terror, Stockholm welcomes notorious terrorist into country

June 2011

The number one topic around the globe has been the world after Bin Laden and the appropriate ways for democracies to dispose of terrorists.

News

Egyptian visiting scholar examines political economy of the Arab world

March 2016

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to welcome Egyptian economist Samer Atallah as a visiting...

Diamond on deepening democratic recession

May 2014

CDDRL Director Larry Diamond addresses concerns of an intensifying democratic recession in a piece in The Atlantic.

CHP/PCOR’s three new faculty members bring a varied background in behavioral health economics, law and children’s health outcomes

December 2013

Three researchers, whose work spans the globe as well as disciplines, have joined CHP/PCOR.

Events

Abbasi Program's 2017 Annual Conference: "Understanding Turkey: Vision, Revision, and the Future," April 28-29 (Day 1)

March 21, 2017

Bringing together more than 25 scholars from Europe, Turkey, and the United States, the conference will explore the contemporary Turkey through the conceptual lenses of space, narrative, and affect...

Gulru Gezer: Turkish Foreign Policy

April 14, 2016

Open only to Stanford affiliates. RSVP here to confirm the event venue and availability.Gülru Gezer (Consul General of Turkey to Los Angeles) will discuss the contemporary Turkish foreign policy...

Global Governance: What to Expect from the G20

October 5, 2015

Montek Singh Ahluwalia is an economist who trained at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

Projects

The Gendered Spillover Effect of Young Children's Health on Human Capital: Evidence from Turkey

How health technology interacts with underlying cultural norms may have unanticipated consequences for development.
English

The Cult of the Cross in Byzantium

My dissertation discusses the cult of the cross in the Byzantine Empire from the reign of its first emperor Constantine the Great (r.
English

Just Supply Chains

Globalization, with its volatile mix of economic opportunity and social disruption, is reorganizing production, redefining work, and provoking fundamental changes in the institutions of economic...
English

People