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Defector Militias as Tools of Social Fragmentation: Evidence from Ba‘thist Iraq and Sudan

November 25, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/XFFT74SvaCM Abstract: Pro-government militias have become a regular dimension of counterinsurgency operations, serving governments in fighting rebels locally....

Exploring the Social and Religious Determinants of Female Genital Cutting in Egypt and North-Central Africa

June 6, 2014

Female genital cutting (FGC) remains a nearly ubiquitous cultural practice among ever-married women in Egypt, Eritrea, Mali and Sudan, and is practiced elsewhere in Africa, the Middle East, and...

The Current Conflict in South Sudan: A Conversation with John Prendergast

January 30, 2014

Speaker Bio: John Prendergast is Co-founder of the Enough Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity.

Preventing Genocide: Do We Have the Responsibility to Protect?

October 2, 2013

This event is being presented in partnership with CDDRL, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Hoover Institution, and a student led movement to end atrocities at Stanford (STAND).

From Campus to Camps: Presentations from the Student Research Trip to Ethiopian Refugee Camps

April 24, 2013

About the topic: The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees approached CISAC last year to collaborate on a project to improve conditions among global refugee communities.

Round table with Internet Freedom Fellows

March 14, 2013

The Internet Freedom Fellows program brings human rights activists from across the globe to Geneva, Washington, and Silicon Valley to meet with fellow activists, U.S.

Human Rights Defenders on the Front Line: Voices from the Congo

November 14, 2012

This is a Special Seminar in partnership with the Africa Table and the Stanford Center for African Studies

Democratic Transitions and Development in Africa: Beyond Prebendalist Systems

April 25, 2012

 Abstract: Systemic corruption undermines state capacity, imperils socio-economic development, and diminishes democracy. In his Nairobi speech as a U.S.

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa: Evidence from Policy and Field Experiments

February 7, 2012

Abstract Mobile phone coverage and adoption has grown substantially over the past decade, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. In the absence of public goods infrastructure in many countries, mobile...

The Arab Spring and Sudan

February 2, 2012

Speaker Bio: John Prendergast is an author and human rights activist who for over 25 years has worked for peace in Africa.

The Role of Ushahidi as a Liberation Technology

February 3, 2011

Abstract: Ushahidi is a free and open source platform used for real-time collaborative mapping.

The Good News from Africa: Success Stories and Their Implications

November 4, 2010

John Prendergast, an author, teacher, and human rights activist who for 25 years has worked tirelessly for peace in Africa, has been selected to deliver the 2010 S.T. Lee Lecture.  Mr.

Film: "War Photographer"

October 15, 2010

Film and Faculty Talk Back

The Question of Ethnic & Mass Violence

February 28, 2010

President Barack Obama is reading What Is the What and has recommended that all his staff read it as well.

Sudan Before and After 2011 [STAND Event]

January 28, 2010

Stanford STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition seeks to use advocacy, awareness-raising and fundraising to address the conflicts in Sudan, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burma.

Developmental Governance and the African Predicament: Research and Policy in the Obama Era

January 14, 2010

Professor Joseph previously taught at Emory University, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), and the University of Khartoum (Sudan)....

12th Annual United Nations Association Film Festival Session VI

October 20, 2009

The United Nations Association Film Festival was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The New Transatlantic Agenda

April 1, 2009

Ambassador Eliasson sets out the current status of Europe-US relations and acknowledges the wide range of daunting problems the world must face today.

Exporting the Rule of Law: International Law and Development in Sudan

January 22, 2009

Mark Fathi Massoud's research focuses on the development of law in volatile states rife with violent conflict.

Manipulating the Peace: Government Strategy in the Sudanese Peace Processes

May 22, 2008

Patrick Johnston is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University and a CISAC predoctoral fellow.

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Committing to War: Political Exclusion and Indiscriminate Violence in Africa

February 22, 2007

Philip Roessler (speaker) is a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC and in 2007 will be the Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in comparative government at the University of Oxford.

Presidential Term Limits as an Instrument for Democratization

April 27, 2006

Gideon Maltz is studying the role of presidential term limits in advancing democracy, strategies for more effectively enforcing term limits, and the question of term limits in the context of...