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Globalization

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.

Closeness and manuscript culture

July 2016

Why devote a special issue of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies to closeness and manuscript culture?

Does Lean Improve Labor Standards? Management and Social Performance in the Nike Supply Chain

March 2016

This study tests the hypothesis that lean manufacturing improves the social performance of manufacturers in emerging markets.

News

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

Turkey between Religion, Ideology and Politics: An Interview with Professor Roland Benedikter

September 2011

Interview of Professor Roland Benedikter conducted by Abuzar Baghi, Journalist and Editor-in-chief of the International section of Mehrnameh.

A New View on the Financial and Economic Crisis of 2007-2010

October 2010

Europe Center Visiting Scholar Roland Benedikter publishes first text from a social finance viewpoint and in a US-European comparative perspective.

Events

**Cancelled** President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: The Future of Europe

November 17, 2016

**This event has been cancelled.**This event is co-sponsored by: The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, The Europe Center, The Hoover Institution, Stanford Global Studies, The...

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...

(New Date) Immigration Attitudes and the Politics of Globalization

October 11, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:  This event has been moved from the original date of Nov. 3rd and is now being held on Nov. 4th.

Projects

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

Immigration and Integration Project

Two premises motivate the “Immigration and Integration” project that is able to get off the ground with seed money from the FSI Policy Implementation Lab.
English

Multimedia

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.