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Scholarly Publications

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe

December 2001

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe presents research Professor Norman Naimark conducted while working at the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) on cases of ethnic...

Gender and Antisemitism in Wartime Soviet Exile

December 2005

From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population.

Science, Technology, and Modernity

December 2007

This first volume of the Cambridge History of Russia covers the period from early ('Kievan') Rus' to the start of Peter the Great's reign in 1689.

Other Publications

While world seeks to defeat terror, Stockholm welcomes notorious terrorist into country

June 2011

The number one topic around the globe has been the world after Bin Laden and the appropriate ways for democracies to dispose of terrorists.

'Goebbels: A Biography,' by Peter Longerich

May 2015

As Peter Longerich's definitive biography of Joseph Goebbels is published in English translation, Stanford emeritus professor James J.

Why We Need Persistent Questioning About Civilian Deaths by Drones

April 2015

After an American hostage was mistakenly killed in a CIA drone strike, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that oversight of and attitudes toward the drone program should be examined in light of...

News

New assistant director of the Forum on Contemporary Europe

August 2006

The Forum on Contemporary Europe announces its new Assistant Director, Roland Hsu.

Save the Date: 'Ethnicity in Today's Europe' Conference - November 7-9 at Stanford University

October 2007

Headlines today blaze with stories about the fate of Europe. There is a sense, both in Europe and around the world, that a sort of "tipping point" has been reached.

Questions of integration: social, political, and economic incorporation of New Europe in a globalized world

December 2007

During 2007-2008 the forum on contemporary Europe launched the second phase of its comprehensive, multi-year analysis of Europe and the EU's global relations in the context of an expanding European...

Events

History, Memory, and Reconciliation in France and Germany: Lessons for Asia?

January 18, 2006

Between 1870 and 1945, France and Germany fought each other in three bloody wars, each of which left bitter memories and lingering antagonisms in its wake.

The Remaking of Austria After World War II: Occupation, Identity, and Society, 1945-55

June 4, 2004

June 4, Friday9:00-9:30 Continental Breakfast9:30-10:00Opening remarks by Norman Naimark and Amir Eshel10:00-12:30Panel I: The Meaning of the Allied Occupation for Austrian HistoryChair: Norman...

Projects

Debating History, Democracy, Development, and Education in Conflicted Societies

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) has launched a multi-year collaborative project with research institutes in...
English

The Cult of the Cross in Byzantium

My dissertation discusses the cult of the cross in the Byzantine Empire from the reign of its first emperor Constantine the Great (r.
English

History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
English

People

David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
Photo of Anna Grzymala-Busse Anna Grzymala-Busse Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Gerhard Casper Senior Fellow Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus, Professor, Law, Emeritus
Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Roland Hsu Affiliate