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Scholarly Publications

Exploring the Effects of a Short-Term Spanish Immersion Program in a Postsecondary Setting

March 2017

This article probes the extent to which post secondary Spanish learners can substantively increase their knowledge of Spanish over a two-week period within a context of language and content...

The French Enlightenment Network

September 2016

“What was the Enlightenment” is a question scholars have been asking since the eighteenth century, but far less often has it been asked who the Enlightenment was.

Making Reading Visible: Social Annotation with Lacuna in the Humanities Classroom

June 2016

Reading, writing, and discussion are the most common—and, most would agree, the most valuable—components of a university-level humanities seminar.

Other Publications

Trust, Transparency, and Replication in Political Science

January 2017

Striving better to uncover causal effects, political science is amid a revolution in micro-empirical research designs and experimental methods.

Die ewige Krise der Geisteswissenschaften - und wo ist ein Ende in Sicht?

August 2015

In a ceremonial address at the Annual Meeting of the German Rectors' Conference in Kaiserlautern, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht addressed "The eternal crisis of the humanities -- is there an end in sight?"...

News

The Europe Center October 2014 Newsletter

October 2014

 The Europe Center Graduate Student Grant CompetitionCall for Proposals:The Europe Center is pleased to announce the Fall 2014 Graduate Student Grant Competition for graduate and professional...

Anti-Semitism surge in Europe reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar

September 2014

European leaders need to speak out more strongly against the escalation of anti-Semitism, a Stanford professor says."They should be willing to enforce the law," said Russell Berman, a Stanford...

European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated successfully, Stanford economist says

August 2014

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, an "open borders" United States absorbed millions of European immigrants in one of the largest mass migrations ever.

Events

2015 Stanford-University of Vienna Conference on Innovative Experiential Pedagogy

April 10, 2015

This conference, organized by The Europe Center, Mills Legal Clinic at the Stanford Law School and the Research Center for Human Rights at the University of Vienna, will focus on practice-based...

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...

Stanford Interdisciplinary Conference on Conscience

November 8, 2012

Conference organizer: Nancy Ruttenburg What is conscience, what was conscience, and what is its future?

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

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...
English

People

Gerhard Casper Senior Fellow Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus, Professor, Law, Emeritus