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Human Rights in North Korea Policy: Human Rights and Security are not in Conflict

January 22, 2020

Over the last three years, the United Sates has done an about-face in terms of engaging North Korea on human rights.

The Strike on Qassem Soleimani: Implications for Iran, the Middle East and the World

January 6, 2020

Panel discussion with Stanford international affairs experts on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions. Register: Click here to RSVP Livestream: Please click here to join the livestream. About this Event: U...

Cyberspace, Information Strategy, and International Security - Marina Kaljurand and Elaine Korzak

February 22, 2018

Please join us for an informal discussion on with Marina Kaljurand and Elaine Korzak: Monday February 26th3:30-4:30pmEncina E207 (Reuben Hills Conference Room) This discussion will cover how...

Odd one out? The UK government’s voting behaviour in the EU Council

December 15, 2017

EU legislative politics have changed dramatically during the past decade, and the British government has been a vocal and influential voice in shaping EU policies and processes.

Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan

September 26, 2016

AbstractThe existence of two Chinese states—one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan—is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war...

SJIL 2016 Symposium (Day 1)-- Adjudicating Across Borders: Contemporary Challenges in International Arbitration

April 26, 2016

Stanford Journal of International LawAnnual SymposiumFriday April 29th, 4pm - 6pmEnforcing Arbitration Awards: Yukos and BeyondDinner Please RSVP here or contact Lbaker15@stanford.edu This event is...

SJIL 2016 Symposium (Day 2)-- Adjudicating Across Borders: Contemporary Challenges in International Arbitration

April 26, 2016

Stanford Journal of International LawAnnual SymposiumSaturday, April 30th 9am - 5pmBreakfastProcedure and Due Process in International ArbitrationInvestor-State Arbitration: Here to Stay...

Human Rights and Refugees in Europe

January 22, 2016

 The rights of refugees and obligations of states under international law was broadly addressed before focussing on how European Union law affects these rights and obligations.

Europe at the Crossroads

November 9, 2015

   General Philip M. Breedlove will discuss the rapidly evolving geopolitical climate in Europe.

Just Enough: The Politics of Accountability for Mass Atrocities

October 15, 2015

Abstract: This project looks at the politics of accountability for mass atrocities.

The Possible Approaches for Defusing Tensions in the South China Sea: A Taiwanese Perspective

September 8, 2015

In this talk, Wellington Shih will provide a historical and legal overview of the Republic of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Taiwan's National Security and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: The International Law Dimension

July 1, 2015

AbstractThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is widely regarded as the economic component of the US strategy of “rebalance” to Asia.

Ukraine-Russia: What Next?

May 18, 2015

Due to the high interest in this event, we have moved it to a larger room.  It is now in the Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd floor. The February Minsk II agreement introduced a fragile...

War on Gaza in the Age of Human Rights: Prospects for Accountability

May 4, 2015

Abstract:In July and August, hostilities in the Gaza Strip left 2,131 Palestinians and 71 Israelis dead, including 501 Palestinian children and one Israeli child.

Moral Cognition and the Law and Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Theory of Moral Discourse and International Norms

February 19, 2015

Abstract: In contemporary political science, many believe that normative restrictions on armed conflict are an outgrowth of Western culture and the Judeo-Christian just war tradition.  Drawing on...

The Politics of Polarization: Taiwan in Comparative Perspective

October 17, 2014

Over the past year and more, Taiwan’s political elite has been deadlocked over the question of deepening economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

Why Government Fails So Often, and How It Can Do Better

April 17, 2014

Abstract: Professor Schuck's new book first identifies the endemic  ineffectiveness of much federal domestic policy as a major cause of public disaffection with Washington.  This disaffection has...

International Law and Social Facts: Some Experimental Data on War Crimes Investigations, Attitudes, and Perceived Credibility of Facts

March 13, 2014

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Shiri Krebs is a JSD Candidate at Stanford Law School, specializing in international criminal and humanitarian law.

Historical Injustice and Territorial Disputes in East Asia

March 5, 2014

There are four serious island disputes in East Asia: from north to south, the Southern Kurile dispute (Russia vs. Japan), the Liancourt dispute (two Koreas vs.

The Global Economy, Innovation, and Interconnections

February 25, 2014

Due to venue capacity, RSVP's for this event have been closed.  See the livestream here       This event is co-sponsored with The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research   Doors open at 11...

A War of Words: Allied Captivity and Swiss Neutrality in the Pacific, 1941-1945

January 27, 2014

This talk explores the work of Swiss diplomats and Red Cross delegates to explain the experience of Allied POWs and civilian internees in the Pacific War.

The Tower of Babel: Human Rights and the Paradox of Language

January 16, 2014

ABOUT THE TOPIC: Key human rights instruments and leading scholars argue that minority language rights should be treated as human rights, both because language is constitutive of an individual’s...

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Tobacco Control and Human Rights

January 16, 2014

AbstractPreventing tobacco addiction is one of the leading ways to prevent fatal disease, yet many nations have declined to take steps against it.

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Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Elaine Korzak Affiliate
Sean Kanuck Sean Kanuck Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Erik Lin-Greenberg Affiliate
Head shot of Hideaki Yonekura Hideaki Yonekura Visiting Scholar at APARC
Betsy Cooper Betsy Cooper Affiliate
Sarah Shirazian Sarah Shirazyan Affiliate
Rob Blair Affiliate