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Scholarly Publications

Is There a “Modern” Natural Law Theory? Notes on the History of Human Rights

December 2016

Human rights are a complex concept with distinct parts, whose histories are often independent from one another.

Air Power

January 2016

Air power has proved crucial to the exercise of imperial power – conquest, disciplinary action, transportation, and surveillance – since the start of the 20th century.

European Nuclear Nationalism: the UK and France (book chapter)

December 2015

France and the UK have had different approaches to the possibility of nuclear disarmament; these derive from the different post- Second World War national narratives in which the development of...

Other Publications

On Gun Laws, We Must Get the History Right

October 2015

As restrictions on the right to carry guns in public are challenged in American courts, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that a rigorous analysis of British history and law (as it is invoked...

North Korean Human Rights: A Long Journey with Little Progress

March 2015

"North Korean Human Rights: A Long Journey with Little Progress" examines human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea) and the approaches that the European Union...

Nuclear weapons' future ripe for discussion

December 2011

The supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement on debt reduction will probably result in unexpected reductions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

News

The Dangers of Disruption

December 2016

"In Silicon Valley, where I live, the word “disruption” has an overwhelmingly positive valence: Thousands of smart, young people arrive here every year hoping to disrupt established ways of doing...

The fallout from Brexit

November 2016

Christophe Crombez, Senior Research Scholar at The Europe Center, and Nick Bloom, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at SIEPR, explored the short-term and long-term consequences of Brexit and...

Britain wiser to remain in European Union, Stanford scholar says

June 2016

The United Kingdom would lose more than it would gain if it left the European Union, a Stanford scholar said.So would other European nations, and the real winners would be countries that seek to...

Events

Nicola Sturgeon: "Scotland's Place in the World"

March 26, 2017

This event has reached full capacity and we are no longer able to accept RSVPs.We will be livestreaming this talk on April 4th at https://livestream.com/accounts/1973198/events/7109075  beginning...

Damian Collins: "Britain and Brexit"

March 2, 2017

Damian Collins MP is a member of the House of Commons, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport.

Is Britain Going to Leave the EU? The Referendum Campaign and the Crisis of British Democracy

April 25, 2016

David Cameron's promise to renegotiate the terms of British membership and organise an in/out referendum rested on a double gamble.

Multimedia

Liz Moreton, Battersea Arts Centre; Suzie Henderson, Creative Development

June 2015

To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Liz Moreton is a Senior Producer for London’s Battersea Arts Centre, the UK’s most influential theatre (The...

Paul Heritage, Queen Mary University of London

June 2015

 To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 --------Speaker Bio: Paul Heritage is a Professor of Drama and Performance at Queen Mary University of London, International...

People

John Morton Associate Professor, Surgery
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Seth Krummrich Visiting Scholar, CDDRL