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Stanford scholars consider historic nuclear deal with Tehran

November 2013

Three experts consider the technical and political consequences of the historic agreement reached with Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear weapons program.

London's Tech City: Building Bridges, Not Valleys

November 2013

On October 30, 2013, the Silicon Valley Project of Stanford Graduate School of Business hosted a seminar on London as a hub of innovation featuring Eze Vidra, Head of Campus London and Google for...

Caixin Column 1: Why We Need to Worry About Inequality

October 2013

REAP co-director Scott Rozelle begins a ten-part series for Caixin Magazine titled, "Inequality 2030: Glimmering Hope in China in a Future Facing Extreme Despair." Rozelle explains why continued...

Experts on intelligence, terrorism, international law and Mideast policy examine Syrian conflict

August 2013

While the U.S. weighs options and rallies its allies for a possible military strike against Syria, Stanford experts consider the implications of an attack on Damascus.

Book: "Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past", written by Amir Eshel

August 2013

Bringing together postwar German, Israeli, and Anglo-American literature, Professor Amir Eshel (German Studies and Comparative Literature) traces a shared trajectory of futurity in world literature.

Globalization's Losers Responding? Foreign Direct Investment and Voting in Israel's Development Towns

July 2013

When do people perceive themselves to be losing out from international economic integration?  Do these perceptions translate into vote change?

SPRIE hosts Innovation Talent Roundtable

July 2013

On June 28, 2013, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) convened a circle of over 50 policymakers, executives and Stanford community members from 12 countries...

Stanford scholar argues that time is running out for a two-state solution

May 2013

CDDRL Director Larry Diamond argues in The Atlantic that there is no greater imperative for American interests in the Middle East- and no higher act of friendship that the U.S.

The Program on Human Rights spring quarter newsletter

April 2013

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is looking forward to an exciting quarter with a continued focus on human trafficking and human...

Democracy and Reconciliation: Jerusalem conference and launch of The Europe Center

September 2012

In the midst of the “Arab Spring”, and President Obama’s push for Palestinian-Israeli peace, The Europe Center (TEC) and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute hosted a May 18-19 conference on “Democracy...

Q&A: Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw on Olympic security

July 2012

Martha Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI and CISAC, explains what kinds of threats exist at the Games and what's being done to safeguard the XXX Olympics.

Amir Eshel’s new book on the concept of "Futurity"

July 2012

Amir Eshel's new book, "Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past" challenges the traditional view of literature written about traumatic events.

Conference on "History and Memory: Global and Local Dimensions"

April 2012

International conference at Stanford University May 17-18, 2012 aims to deepen our understanding of the interplay between history and memory.

Historic summit to convene leaders of the new Middle East at Stanford

April 2012

The American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford will host its inaugural conference April 10 to 14, convening exceptional young leaders together to share their ideas, seed potential...

Four social entrepreneurs to join Stanford research community this spring

March 2012

This spring four social entrepreneurs will be descending on the Stanford campus from as far away as Bosnia, Palestine, and Kenya and as close as San Francisco, to spend the quarter at CDDRL...

An opportunity to engage: US public diplomacy and the rise of Islamist parties

January 2012

One year after the Arab Spring, American public diplomacy is still facing the now-established conundrum of linking words and actions.

An interview with Prince Moulay Hicham

October 2011

Prince Moulay Hicham ben Abdallah was interviewed in the September/October issue of the French journal Le Débat, providing his unique insight on the Arab Spring events as a member of the Moroccan...

Turkey between Religion, Ideology and Politics: An Interview with Professor Roland Benedikter

September 2011

Interview of Professor Roland Benedikter conducted by Abuzar Baghi, Journalist and Editor-in-chief of the International section of Mehrnameh.

CDDRL honors students recognized for outstanding theses

June 2011

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to announce that undergraduate senior honors student Yihana von Ritter was awarded The Firestone Medal for Excellence in...

New International Scholars in Residence 2011-12

June 2011

FSI and the Stanford Humanities Center announce that four international scholars will come to Stanford this coming academic year as part of a joint international program entering its third year.

A fourth wave or a false start?

May 2011

In a new piece published on the Foreign Affairs website, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond argues that the Arab Spring is witnessing a thawing and freezing across the region as anti-democratic forces...

The solution for Morocco: the reformed monarchy

May 2011

In an interview with the French magazine l’Express, Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah, a consulting professor at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, analyzes the revolutions in...

Joe Joffe: The Arab Spring and the Palestine Distraction

April 2011

In politics, shoddy theories never die, FSI Senior Fellow and Hoover Institution Fellow Josef Joffe writes in the Wall Street Journal.

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
Katrina ole-MoiYoi PhD student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Matthew Nanes CDDRL Postdoctoral Fellow