Scholarly Publications

The Mystery of the Kibbutz: Egalitarian Principles in a Capitalist World

February 2018

How the kibbutz movement thrived despite its inherent economic contradictions and why it eventually declinedThe kibbutz is a social experiment in collective living that challenges traditional...

The German-Hebrew Dialogue: Studies of Encounter and Exchange (Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts)

February 2018

In the wake of World War II and the Holocaust, it seemed there was no place for German in Israel and no trace of Hebrew in Germany — the two languages and their cultures appeared as divergent as...

What do past nonproliferation failures say about the Iran nuclear agreement?

September 2015

The history of nonproliferation failures in Israel, India, Pakistan, and North Korea are reviewed in the light of the nuclear agreement with Iran.


Israel-Emirates: Neither Betrayal nor History-Making Deal

September 2020

[This article originally appeared in Orient XII.] Political observers have voiced contrasting opinions about the peace treaty between Israel and the Arab Emirates.

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...


Israel and the Persian Gulf: New Relations for a Challenging New Era

December 12, 2019

Seminar Recording: About this Event: Israel’s relations with the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf, and particularly Saudi Arabia, have been improving for many years....

Israel’s National Security Challenges 2019

November 5, 2018

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Debating History, Democracy, Development, and Education in Conflicted Societies

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) has launched a multi-year collaborative project with research institutes in...


krasner Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
Jessie headshot Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
JackRowe lg John (Jack) W. Rowe Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR
kmoiyoi Katrina ole-MoiYoi Affiliated scholar
2018 02 12 miis day1 high res 112 Melissa Hanham Affiliate
Picture if Dr. Eiran Ehud Eiran Affiliate