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Scholarly Publications

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.

Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during World War II

December 2002

Using firsthand personal accounts and focusing on the experiences of women, Katherine R.

The Austrian State Treaty: International Strategy, Legal Relevance, National Identity

December 2005

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.

Who is Charlie?

January 2015

In the aftermath of the fatal attacks on the cartoonists of Charlie Hebo, TEC affiliate faculty Cécile Alduy explores the French reaction to the violence in light of the competing ideologies of an...

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

A Soon-To-Be Global Nuclear Leader? The European Union in Global Nuclear Politics

February 2013

Since its inception, the European Union has come under criticism that it has consistently shied away from taking full-fledged global political and security responsibilities despite its role as an...

Fellowship on European identity and cultural studies at University of Bonn Center for European Integration Studies

May 2008

The Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn invites applications for the ZEI Fellowship from researchers with expertise in European...

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

European Security and Defence Policy Workshop

March 20, 2002

Terrorism is a good example of the new security threats that seriously challenge what is still a largely state-centered security system.

From Republican Barcelona to Pre-Nazi Berlin: Nudism, Sexuality, and National Identity in Laura Brunet's 'Desnudismo Integral' (1931)

October 18, 2007

Maite Zubiaurre is Assistant Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has a Ph.D.

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...
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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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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.
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People

Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Roland Hsu Affiliate