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Scholarly Publications

Ce qu'ils disent vraiment: Les politiques pris aux mots

January 2017

"Liberty," "secularism," "security," "people," "identity" . . .

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.

Is Poland Really Lost? Poland’s Contested Governance Reforms and the Further Role of the Central Eastern European Area (CEE) in the EU

February 2016

On January 13, 2016 for the first time in its history the European Union launched an investigation against one of its full member states, i.e. Poland.

Other Publications

Wer hilft den Opfern?

August 2011

Der diesjährige "Freedom in the World"-Bericht des Forschungsinstituts "Freedom House" weist bereits zum fünften Jahr in Folge auf einen alarmierenden Rückgang von Freiheit, Demokratie und Achtung...

News

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...

FCE Announces Book Release: "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World"

March 2010

The Forum on Contemporary Europe is pleased to announce the release of "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World" (Stanford University Press, 2010) edited by FCE...

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.

Events

100 Shades of Red

September 25, 2017

This event has reached full capacity, please email Shannon at sj1874@stanford.edu to get on the waitlist. Mikhail Zygar will talk about the perception of the Russian revolution of 1917 a hundred...

Meduza: Doing New Media in a Perfect Storm

September 19, 2017

Headquartered in Riga, Latvia, Meduza.io is the world’s number one independent source for professional reporting on Russia.

Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall of Russian Media — a talk by Ilia Krasilshchik

April 1, 2016

Despite the increasing state control over free speech, the Russian media market is still alive — and huge.

Projects

The Contemporary

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

A Status Report from the Software Decompilation Battle

A source of sores for software copyright owners in the European Union and the United States?For traditional media, such as novels, copyright represents a “bargain” between the individual author and...
English

Democracy in the European Union

This project discusses visions of democracy, and analyzes and determines criteria for the evaluation of the democratic character of political systems.
English

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution