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Scholarly Publications

Jewish Argument Style among Russian Revolutionaries

November 2016

Jewish speech was heard in Russian revolutionary contexts as characterized by emphatic tones, rhetorical questions, an argumentative stance, and sarcasm, all performative elements of Jewish English...

The Social Effects of Ethnic Diversity at the Local Level: A Natural Experiment with Exogenous Residential Allocation

June 2016

Relying on diversity measures computed at the apartment block level under conditions of exogenous allocation of public housing in France, this paper identifies the effects of ethnic diversity on...

Writing Jewish Culture: Paradoxes in Ethnography

March 2016

Focusing on Eastern and Central Europe before WWII, this collection explores various genres of “ethnoliterature” across temporal, geographical, and ideological borders as sites of Jewish identity...

Other Publications

Who is Charlie?

January 2015

In the aftermath of the fatal attacks on the cartoonists of Charlie Hebo, TEC affiliate faculty Cécile Alduy explores the French reaction to the violence in light of the competing ideologies of an...

The Debt Crisis Consummates the End of the European Nation States

September 2012

The debt crisis is clear: Smaller areas can be managed better than large nations. Therefore they should be autonomous - under the umbrella of the European Union.

The false promise of the nation-state

September 2011

Emerging nation-states like Libya and Palestine are constrained by local elites integration in socio-economic networks.

News

Changing attitudes toward diversity in South Korea

April 2017

South Korean culture has long held ethnic homogeneity as an integral part of national identity, but attitudes toward multiculturalism are slowly beginning to change amid the country’s shifting...

Ian Johnson, longtime foreign correspondent, to receive Shorenstein Journalism Award

March 2017

Ian Johnson, a veteran journalist with a focus on Chinese society, religion and history, is the 2016 recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award.

Social capital matters for a sustainable South Korea

August 2016

South Korea is facing a number of challenges.

Events

Preventing ISIS 3.0: Winning the Peace in Iraq

March 20, 2017

ABSTRACTThe Iraqi government, the Peshmerga, the international coalition and a consortium of militia have been winning the war against ISIS in Iraq.  The concern moving forward is whether Iraq’s...

War Is Coming: Between Past and Future Violence in Lebanon

March 16, 2017

ABSTRACTFrom 1975 to 1990, Lebanon experienced a long war involving various national and international actors.

Book Event: "Genocide: A World History" with Norman M. Naimark

December 12, 2016

  Genocide occurs in every time period and on every continent. Using the 1948 U.N.

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

Japan
English

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
English

Multimedia

Can India Ever Become a Great Power?

January 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center seminar, "Can India Ever Become a Great Power?" with Ashley J. Tellis on Jan.

Taiwan’s China Dilemma

October 2016

Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic PolicyAbstractChina and Taiwan share one of the world's most complex international relationships.

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

Video and transcript from the Stanford+Connects event in Seoul, South Korea, on March 15.

People

Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus
Roland Hsu Affiliate