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A New Era in the Hong Kong Democracy Movement

May 2016

  On April 26, CDDRL and the Taiwan Democracy Project welcomed Joshua Chi-fung Wong, founder of the Hong Kong student activist group, Scholarism, and Nathan Kwun-chung Law, a prominent activist and Secretary General of the Hong Kong Federation of...

Crafting Democratic Transitions: Learning from Experience

March 2016

Abstract: Drawing upon personal interviews Abraham Lowenthal and Sergio Bitar of Chile conducted with 13 former presidents and prime ministers from 9 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America who played leading roles in managing...

The Paradoxes of Political Aid in the Arab World

May 2015

AbstractEuropean and US-based scholars and practitioners have debated the purposes and sometimes the (limited) macro-effects of programs designed to promote transitions from authoritarianism to democracy in Middle East countries.

The Tunisian Transition and the Challenge of Youth Alienation

April 2015

 AbstractSocial and economic grievances of Tunisian youth played a major role in igniting the uprising in Tunisia, and more generally, the so-called Arab Spring.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Russia: Back to the Future

April 2015

On April 13, 2015, Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed former Russian businessman and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky as he presented his talk, Russia: Back to the Future. Mr.

The End of Neoliberalism and the Rise of the Human-Security State

February 2015

 AbstractPaul Amar will discuss his book The Security Archipelago, winner of the 2014 Charles Taylor Book Award of the American Political Science Association.

Egypt’s Bread Intifada: On the Subject of the People

February 2015

 AbstractOver the last four years of upheaval in the Arab world, the notion of “the people,” Egyptian and otherwise, has proven profoundly resilient.  It is these “people”—as individuals and a collective—that are problematically celebrated as...

Authoritarianism in the Era of Mass Politics

February 2015

  AbstractThe uprisings that spread across the Middle East in 2011 created new hope for democratic change in the Arab world.  Four years later, the euphoria that greeted the Arab uprisings has given way to a far more somber mood, a recognition of...

Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia

January 2015

Abstract:Arab workers participated prominently in the popular uprisings of 2011.

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michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Photo of Kiyo Tsutsui Kiyoteru Tsutsui Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
yff 2013 3281 med Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Associate Professor, Political Science
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jamie O'Connell headshot Jamie O'Connell Affiliate, CDDRL Lecturer in Residence at Stanford Law School
kaiping zhang headshot Kaiping Zhang SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, January 2016
sasha Sasha Jason Program Manager, CDDRL
renee diresta Renee DiResta Research Manager, Stanford Internet Observatory