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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.

LAD Course: University of Cape Town, April 2015

April 20, 2015

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), in collaboration with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), an affiliate of Stanford University,...

LGBT Rights and Public Health: Tensions and Potential in Collaboration

March 13, 2014

AbstractThe framework of "LGBT rights" can be critiqued as challenging tradition or as culturally specific, yet at the same time, it can be essential to one's sense of identity and justice.

Imagining Global Health with Justice

February 13, 2014

AbstractThe scope and complexity of global health can be overwhelming, making it difficult to form an inspiring and unified vision for the future.

Positive Innovation for the Next Generation: Adventures Building Mobile Health Solutions and Bridging the Digital Divide with Youth in Southern Africa

January 24, 2014

  AbstractThe story, experiences and lessons learned moving to Botswana and building an organization from the ground up that worked on mobile health solutions with a specific methodology to address...

Ties That Bind: Cultural Identity, Class, and Law in Vietnam's Labor Resistance

November 6, 2013

Vietnamese news accounts of labor-management conflicts, including strikes, and even reports of owners fleeing their factories raise potent questions about labor activism in light of this self...

Albie Sachs Workshop

June 27, 2013

The event will be a dialogue with Justice Sachs about contemporary human rights challenges in South Sfrica and the role South Africa plays in the region.

Health and Human Rights in South Africa Today

June 27, 2013

Justice Sachs will deliver the keynote address for Summer Session's Human Rights Intensive in CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

LAD Course: University of Cape Town 2013

May 6, 2013

The University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice (GSDPP), in collaboration with the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins...

Going Beyond Form-Based Governance Indicators and 'Reforms as Signals' in Development

April 25, 2013

Abstract: The last few decades have seen a growth in the number and influence of governance indicators in development. These indicators shape the institutional reform agenda in many countries.

ICC Speaker Series- Shamila Batohi

February 27, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

CISAC-SCICN Special Seminar: Investigating Post-Conflict Violence at the Micro-Level: Accounting for Patterns among Victims of Past Atrocities in Liberia

January 31, 2013

Anupma Kulkarni is currently a Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) and Co-director of the West Africa Transitional Justice (WATJ) Project, a cross...

The Historical Dimensions of South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program

December 9, 2012

A three-day conference in Pretoria, South Africa, to discuss the historical dimensions of South Africa's nuclear weapons program. CISAC was strongly represented at the event.

The Marikana Mineworkers Massacre and the Crisis of Democracy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

December 4, 2012

Abstract: Mazibuko Jara, one of the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence this fall through CDDRL’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship, will be discussing the August 16 massacre of striking mineworkers...

Panel and Special Reception to Meet the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford

November 15, 2012

The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law invites you to a special event and reception to meet the second class of Social...

Customary Law and the Constitution in Post-Apartheid South Africa

October 31, 2012

This is co-sponsered with Stanford's Center for Africa Studies Abstract: Rural dwellers in the former homeland areas of South Africa are now increasingly defined as rightless subjects, as a result...

Mobile Africa

October 26, 2012

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

2012 Robert G. Wesson Lecture - Michael Manley: Decolonization and the International Politics of Sovereignty

May 17, 2012

Anthony Bogues is currently the Harmon Family Professor of Africana Studies and affiliated Professor of Political Science and Modern Culture and Media at Brown University, and a Visiting Professor...

Structural Change and the Future of Indian Agriculture

May 10, 2012

Binswanger-Mkhize's talk will look at past and likely future agricultural growth and rural poverty reduction in the context of the overall economy of India, in which growth has accelerated sharply...

A Critique of Repressive Approaches to Combat Human Trafficking

March 14, 2012

Alison Brysk is the Mellichamp Chair in Global Governance, Global and International Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

The Mysterious Flash of 9/22/79: The Case for an Israeli Nuclear Test

March 5, 2012

This seminar is based on a recently published article that reviews the history of the September 22, 1979 double flash recorded by the VELA satellite and concludes that the flash was an Israeli...

Screening of RFK in the Land of Apartheid

February 16, 2012

A screening of RFK IN THE LAND OF APARTHEID.  A high point of the film is Kennedy's meeting with one of the unknown giants of African history - the banned President of the African National Congress...

The South African Denuclearization Exemplar: Insights for Nonproliferation

February 13, 2012

July 10, 2011 was a milestone in history, marking twenty years since South Africa acceded to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT).

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Fafchamps Photo Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jamie O'Connell headshot Jamie O'Connell Network Affiliate, CDDRL, Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School