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Lebanon’s Uprising in A Time of Crises

May 13, 2020

ABSTRACTThis talk examines the multiple crises manifesting in Lebanon today and their impact on the fate of the uprising that began in October 2019.

Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship

February 13, 2020

Many observers, and many investors, believe that young people are especially likely to produce the most successful new firms.

Egypt’s Exiles: Repression, Polarization and Politics

January 28, 2020

ABSTRACTWhile the phenomenon of Egyptians leaving their homeland in search for work abroad has been ongoing for decades, a new trend has emerged since 2011, namely thousands have expatriated for...

Aging Japan as Global Opportunity? How Japan’s Extreme Demographics are Shaping Technological Trajectories

October 23, 2019

The demographics of Japan’s aging society has galvanized a wide range of corporate efforts, supported both directly and indirectly by the government, to aggressively develop artificial intelligence...

Socioeconomic Inequality across Religious Groups in the Middle East

April 2, 2018

 This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTThis talk expounds a book project to study various questions related to the long-standing socioeconomic inequality...

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.

We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

January 9, 2018

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTHow can we make sense of the tragedy in Syria?

Saudi Arabia: Can Economic Reform Succeed without Political Change?

November 15, 2017

ABSTRACTThe formation of Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption commission and the arrest of dozens of princes and former ranking officials have brought to focus the prospects for political and economic...

Book Talk: "The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century" with Walter Scheidel

October 27, 2016

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FOR THIS EVENT, WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED AND UNABLE TO TAKE FURTHER RSVPS. Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic...

Overcoming Economic Malaise: Strategic, Educational and Social Innovation for South Korea

May 4, 2016

South Korea has relied on its export-oriented development model to become an economic powerhouse, but has now reached the limits of this model.

Globalization, Innovation, and Culture in Korea

April 22, 2016

The 8th Annual Koret WorkshopSouth Korea has become an economic powerhouse, but faces multiple challenges.

Oil and Urban Life in Kuwait

April 20, 2016

AbstractIn this talk Farah Al-Nakib will discuss her recently released book Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life (Stanford University Press, 2016), in which she traces the...

Global Talent and Immigration Issues in Aging Societies: The Korean Experience

March 29, 2016

As the keynote for Shorenstein APARC's 8th annual Koret Workshop, Se Young Ahn, one of South Korea's leading public intellectuals, will analyze the Korean experience of utilizing global talent and...

Baghdad's Deep Dilemma: Sectarianism and Urban Segregation under Occupation

February 3, 2016

AbstractThe sectarian-based segregation that has shaped urbanism in Baghdad is a direct outcome of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Global Artform or Local Phenomenon? Demystifying K-Pop’s International Appeal

January 29, 2016

Why has Korean pop music (K-Pop) become so popular overseas?

The Containment of Politics in Egypt

January 12, 2016

Abstract With the nearing of the fifth anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, this panel examines the nature of politics under the rule of the current military sponsored regime in Egypt.

Book Talk: "The Shared Society" feat. Former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo

April 16, 2015

**Watch livestream here***Purchase book here*Watch live streaming video from bccconferencechannel at livestream.comAbstractLatin America has gone through a major transformation in the past two...

NCTA MS: The Silk Road

February 27, 2015

In an effort to infuse Asian studies in the social studies and literature curricula, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), in cooperation with the National...

The Luxury Goods Vote: Why the Left Loses from Asymmetric Electoral Accountability

January 15, 2015

Voters often punish incumbent parties for poor economic performance; whether they treat left and right governments differently is less clear.  The literature hosts multiple disconnected and often...

Recent Trends in Chinese Birth Policies and Demographics

February 25, 2004

Based on long-term research and regular research-focused visits to China, Dr. Scharping will sketch developments in Chinese birth control since the 1990s.

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