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Scholarly Publications

Cold war isomorphism: Communist regimes and the West European model of worker participation

July 2016

In studies of cultural globalisation, the influence of communist regimes on Western Europe has remained under-theorised and little explored.

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe

March 2016

In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich?

Those Who Know Most: Insider Trading in Eighteenth-Century Amsterdam

November 2015

This paper studies how private information is incorporated into prices, using a unique setting from the eighteenth century that is closer to stylized models of price discovery than modern-day...

Other Publications

How to Think about Modi's Visit to Silicon Valley

September 2015

As Silicon Valley prepares to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that Indians and Americans should remember the state-abetted violence and...

News

Former ambassador on Berlusconi, Monti and cutting Italian debt

November 2011

As a new government takes place in Italy, Ronald Spogli talks about what’s next for the country and whether America should get involved in the eurozone’s tailspin.

Conference in Jerusalem engages European, US, and Middle East scholars on democracy

April 2011

The Europe Center announces a major international conference co-sponsored by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, designed to engage profound global problems of divided societies, including today’s...

Problems of membership: Seeking solutions to expansion, integration, and intervention in globalized Europe

August 2007

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) achieved two major goals in 2006-2007, by developing FCE into a trans-Atlantic hub for policy and academic leaders and guiding research affiliates to answer...

Events

NATO Expansion and the Swap Lines: the Unspoken Geopolitics of the Financial Crisis in Europe, 2007-2013

March 28, 2016

2008 witnessed a double shock to the post Cold War order.

The Patchwork Ecosystem of Local Shopping Streets: Globalization and Gentrification from New York to Shanghai

November 12, 2014

Professor Sharon Zukin's talk will describe how, in cities across the world, the everyday spaces of local shopping streets are undergoing dramatic transformations.

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

Projects

Stanford-Suhrkamp Lecture and Publication Series

Stanford University and German publishing house Suhrkamp Verlag are pleased to jointly sponsor the international lecture and publication series devoted to new work by Stanford faculty on...
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Semantic Information Systems and Visualization

Business InformaticsIn today’s businesses information technology plays a central role.
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Institutional Reform in the EU

Christophe Crombez (University of Leuven) has been at the European Forum as a Visiting Associate Professor since July 1999.
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People

Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution