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A Novel Approach to Crowdsource: the Detection and Management of Large-scale Cholera Outbreaks

January 17, 2014

AbstractDiarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death for children under five years of age, globally.

Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

September 26, 2013

ABOUT THE TOPIC: The talk, based on Betts' new book, will explore the challenge of responding to new drivers of cross-border displacement that fall outside the existing refugee framework.

Screening of "A Whisper to A Roar"

November 13, 2012

Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law invites you to a screening of A Whisper to a Roar, a film chronicling the stories of five democracy activists in Egypt, Malaysia,...

The Tortuous Trajectories of Democracy and the Persistence of Authoritarianism in Africa

June 7, 2012

Abstract:   The "spirit of democracy" has recently been undermined in several African countries as authoritarian methods have been the preferred approach.

What to Do about Flu? A Public Health Challenge

November 28, 2011

Infectious diseases, especially those transmitted from person to person through the respiratory route, continue to pose a threat to the global community.

Second and Third Generation Human Rights in Africa: Ethics of Healthcare Workforce Maldistribution -- Zimbabwe as a Case Study

April 13, 2011

Building on the foundation of 2009-10 workshop Legalizing Human Rights in Africa, the 2010-11 interdisciplinary research workshop will extend the examination of human rights discourse and...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series: Decreasing Mugabe's Power by Increasing People Power in Zimbabwe

January 5, 2011

WOZA, the acronym of Women of Zimbabwe Arise, is an Ndebele word meaning "come forward." Now with a countrywide membership of over 75,000 women and men, WOZA was formed in 2003 as a women's civic...

Hope Deferred: Narratives of Zimbabwean Lives

December 1, 2010

Join the editors of Hope Deferred and Stanford faculty members as they explore the power of narration to make human rights claims.  The editors will recount true stories told by Zimbabweans about...

Seize the Day, Seize the Data: Tech-Enabled Moments of Opportunity in Closed Societies

September 30, 2010

The abrupt fall of an authoritarian regime often surprises the world with apparent suddenness.  Given the right moment of opportunity, skillfully applied pressure can prove a thuggish regime...

The New Global Architecture - Where Europe Fits In

May 18, 2009

Ambassador Sheinwald discusses how he envisages international relations will form in the near and far future.

Loan sanctions: a new tool for diplomacy?

February 3, 2009

Seema Jayachandran is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University.

Security and Policy Issues as seen by the United States and Europe

May 18, 2007

Dominique Struye de Swielande became ambassador of Belgium to the United States on December 29, 2006.

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...


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