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The Rise of Women in Muslim Political Parties

January 27, 2020

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.ABSTRACTBenazir Bhutto in Pakistan, Roza Otunbayva in Kyrgystan, Megawati Sukarno Putri in Indonesia: female Muslim leaders are...

The Struggle for Political Change in the Arab World

September 9, 2019

DAY 1: Friday October 11 8:30 – 9:00am         Breakfast 9:00 – 9:15am         Introductory Remarks 9:15 – 11:15am       Panel 1: The Boundaries of Authoritarianism post-Arab UprisingsAmr Hamzawy,...

Break Through: Women in Silicon Valley, Womenomics in Japan

July 6, 2018

Gender inequality in the workplace is still a reality and an issue that must be tackled head-on in Silicon Valley and Japan.

Arab Barometer Wave IV

March 26, 2018

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTThe Arab Barometer is the first and largest project of its kind that gives voice to the opinions and concerns of...

Political Contestation and New Social Forces in the Middle East and North Africa

March 9, 2018

Please note: Registration for the conference is open only to Stanford University affiliates. A valid SUNet ID is required to register. Click here to register.

Seminar with Johanna Rickne

January 11, 2018

Johanna Rickne is an Associate Professor in Economics at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, and an affiliated researcher at the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies ...

Womenomics, the Workplace, and Women: Stanford Silicon Valley US-Japan Dialogue 2016

October 28, 2016

As Japan faces a shrinking and aging population, it must pursue productivity growth to remain a wealthy nation.

Joan Wallach Scott: Theorizing the Relationship between Gender and Politics

October 24, 2016

Lecture by Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F.

**Cancelled** Seminar with Torben Iversen

April 25, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** Torben Iversen is Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard.

Personal and Party Representation in Contemporary Europe: Effects on Intra-party Dynamics

May 28, 2015

ABSTRACT:This study explores the relationship between elected representatives and the parties they belong to in the European context.

Women in Policy

February 18, 2015

Event DescriptionJoin us to hear from female speakers with experience at all levels of policy-making, learn about the challenges that women face in the political arena, and explore solutions to...

CHALLENGES IN THE PROCESS OF URBANIZATION: CHINA IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

May 25, 2014

China’s National New-type Urbanization Plan (2014-2020) sets ambitious targets for sustainable, human-centered, and environmentally friendly urbanization.

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

The Specter of Global China: Contesting the Fractured and Flexible Power of Chinese Investment in Africa

April 30, 2014

Drawing on data collected through comparative ethnographic fieldwork on Chinese investments in Zambia in the past five years, this talk seeks to answer the questions: What is the peculiarity of...

LGBT Rights and Public Health: Tensions and Potential in Collaboration

March 13, 2014

AbstractThe framework of "LGBT rights" can be critiqued as challenging tradition or as culturally specific, yet at the same time, it can be essential to one's sense of identity and justice.

Trauma and Technology: The Role of ICT in Women’s Safety and Mental Health Interventions

February 28, 2014

  Abstract: This talk is motivated by increased efforts in ICTD to lower rates of violence against women (VAW) worldwide.

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Gender Equality and Health: Realizing the Promise of Adolescence

January 30, 2014

**** PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF SPEAKER*** Dr. Susan Kasedde currently serves as Senior Advisor and Team Leader on HIV and Adolescents for UNICEF based in New York since November 2009.

Technology, Accountability and Democracy in South Asia and Beyond

January 17, 2014

Conference on the relationship between technology, accountability and democracy with a focus on South Asia

Do National Human Rights Institutions Work?

November 14, 2013

Abstract:  Do human rights institutions work?

Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora

November 7, 2013

Vietnamese diasporic relations affect and are affected by events inside Viet Nam.  In her recent book, Transnationalizing Viet Nam, Prof.

Ties That Bind: Cultural Identity, Class, and Law in Vietnam's Labor Resistance

November 6, 2013

Vietnamese news accounts of labor-management conflicts, including strikes, and even reports of owners fleeing their factories raise potent questions about labor activism in light of this self...

Empire as a Moral Problem: Religious Cosmopolitanism and Colonial Modernity in Northeast Asia

November 6, 2013

In the early twentieth century, against the backdrop of colonial violence, the Japanese annexation of Korea, and World War I, religious and secular groups in East Asia voiced support for a new...

University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy:Triumph of the BRICs?

October 31, 2013

Speaker bio: Martin Carnoy is the Vida Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University School of Education.

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