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The World Heritage Bluff: Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos

May 2019

Comparing Vienna’s historic city center with Ephesos, Sabine Ladstätter discusses how a consciousness for cultural heritage, apart from touristic-economic incentives and beyond national (in many cases regional) borders, can be created.Sabine...

The Future of Europe

April 2019

 In her April 4th talk at The Europe Center, Professor Kathleen McNamara discussed the future of Europe and the EU in comparative historical terms, showing that such challenges are nothing new when governing power is centralized.  Kathleen R....

Global Connections of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Graciela Márquez Colín, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the global connections that existed during the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for...

Enduring Perceptions of Mexico

October 2017

Juanita Darling, Director of the Latin American Studies Minor at San Francisco State University, discusses enduring perceptions of Mexicans that began during the time of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this...

Legacies of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the legacies of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for download below.

Mexican Revolution and Nation-Building

October 2017

Over the course of a week-long workshop for K–12 educators conducted by the Center for Latin American Studies, historians from one of Mexico’s leading universities, El Colegio de México, joined U.S.

15th Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award Keynote Speech by Ian Johnson: Religion After Mao

May 2017

Video and transcript from "15th Annual Shorenstein Journalism Award Keynote Speech by Ian Johnson: Religion after Mao" on May 1, 2017, with keynote speaker and Shorenstein Journalism Award winner Ian Johnson.Following a century of violent anti...

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC colloquium, "Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India," on April 5, 2017, with Ramachandra Guha.India prides itself on being the "world's largest democracy." In some respects it is certifiably...

Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?

February 2017

Video and transcript from Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program panel discussion, "Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?" on Jan.

Road to Tokyo

February 2017

In 2020, Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic Games, and the city hopes to use its moment in the international spotlight to dazzle the world with its state-of-the-art facilities, technological innovations, impeccable hospitality, and Japan’s...

Can India Ever Become a Great Power?

January 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center seminar, "Can India Ever Become a Great Power?" with Ashley J. Tellis on Jan.

The Logic of China's Global Policymaking

January 2017

Is there a grand strategy behind Beijing’s foreign policymaking?

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

China Under Mao

August 2015

Andrew Walder, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is a political sociologist, specializing in sources of conflict, stability, and change in communist regimes and their successor states.

Talk by ballroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine

May 2015

AbstractBallroom dancing legend Pierre Dulaine will discuss his 'Dancing Classrooms' method which he applied in his award winning documentary 'Dancing in Jaffa' to bring Arab and Jewish children together through dance. Mr.

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

May 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.

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.

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...

Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia

January 2015

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

My Cambodia

October 2014

In 1975, with the flames of civil war advancing toward Cambodia’s capital city, a young refugee named Khatharya Um fled the country on the eve of its takeover by the Khmer Rouge.

My Cambodian America

October 2014

After the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, over 600,000 Cambodians fled to refugee camps throughout Southeast Asia.

My Cambodia and My Cambodian America

October 2014

In 1975, a radical new government assumed power in Cambodia and drastically transformed the country. Religion was outlawed, and money was abolished. Mass executions were sanctioned by the state.

Silk Road Ensemble: The Road to Beijing

December 2013

In this documentary, which features Yo-Yo Ma, students learn about the Silk Road Ensemble and the Ensemble's musicians.

People

Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Portrait of Takeo Hoshi Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor by courtesy, Finance
Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Abbas Milani Adjunct Professor Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus