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From Emigration to Post-Migration and the “Refugee Crisis”: Historical Perspectives on Migration in Austria and Germany

April 27, 2017

Please note that this workshop is open to Stanford faculty, students, visiting scholars, and staff only.Migration is obviously the single biggest challenge for European countries and the European...

Sheep and Socio-Economic Growth in Europe

April 6, 2017

Although sheep are only one of the important domesticates exploited in many parts of the world, it has played a near-paradigmatic role throughout the emergence and spread of European civilization....

2-Day Conference: "Inscribed Identities: Writing as Self Realization" (Day 2)

April 5, 2017

Faculty Organizer:  Joan Ramon Resina (jrresina@stanford.edu)Graduate Student Coordinators:  Gabriela Badica (gbadica@stanford.edu) and Pau Guinart (guinart@stanford.edu) CONFERENCE SCHEDULE for...

Romanian Film Festival: "Delimmas, Decisions, Destinies - from the imaginary to the real realm"

April 4, 2017

The 6th Annual Romanian Film Festival at Stanford, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University, with additional screenings at University of California Los Angeles and San Francisco Art Institute...

Abbasi Program's 2017 Annual Conference: "Understanding Turkey: Vision, Revision, and the Future," April 28-29 (Day 2)

March 24, 2017

Bringing together more than 25 scholars from Europe, Turkey, and the United States, the conference will explore the contemporary Turkey through the conceptual lenses of space, narrative, and affect...

Empires and Occupations: Global Dynamics of the Illiberal Wartime State, 1914-18

March 9, 2017

- This event is co-sponsored by Stanford Global Studies, The Europe Center, and the History Department - Abstract: By 1914, exploiting colonies was a well-established practice of even the most ...

The Old Men in the Census: Inequality and Mobility in 18th Centruy Murcia

March 9, 2017

This workshop is part of the Economic History Workshop series in the Department of Economics and is co-sponsored by The Europe Center.

Damian Collins: "Sir Philip Sassoon - England's Gatsby, and the Jewish leader of political society between the world wars"

February 23, 2017

Damian Collins MP is a member of the House of Commons, and Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport.

Historical Roots of Political Extremism: The Effects of Nazi Occupation of Italy

February 23, 2017

The Italian civil war and the Nazi occupation of Italy occurred at a critical juncture, just before the birth of a new democracy and when, for the first time in a generation, Italians were choosing...

Book Event: "Genocide: A World History" with Norman M. Naimark

December 12, 2016

  Genocide occurs in every time period and on every continent. Using the 1948 U.N.

Reformations: Stanford CMEMS Primary Source Symposium (Day 2 of 3)

November 1, 2016

The third annual Stanford Primary Source Symposium commemorates the 500th anniversary of the so-called Protestant Reformation by reflecting broadly on social, institutional, political, and...

Reformations: Stanford CMEMS Primary Source Symposium (Day 1 of 3)

November 1, 2016

The third annual Stanford Primary Source Symposium commemorates the 500th anniversary of the so-called Protestant Reformation by reflecting broadly on social, institutional, political, and...

Reformations: Stanford CMEMS Primary Source Symposium (Day 3 of 3)

November 1, 2016

The third annual Stanford Primary Source Symposium commemorates the 500th anniversary of the so-called Protestant Reformation by reflecting broadly on social, institutional, political, and...

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...

Joan Wallach Scott: Theorizing the Relationship between Gender and Politics

October 24, 2016

Lecture by Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F.

Networks of European Enlightenment (Day 2)

April 29, 2016

From Voltaire’s correspondence with Catherine the Great, to Adam Smith’s travels on the European continent, mediated and unmediated communication was the lifeline of the Enlightenment.

Networks of European Enlightenment (Day 1)

April 28, 2016

From Voltaire’s correspondence with Catherine the Great, to Adam Smith’s travels on the European continent, mediated and unmediated communication was the lifeline of the Enlightenment.

Economic History Workshop: Cereals, Appropriability and Hierarchy

April 18, 2016

Omer Moav is a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick.This workshop is part of the Economic History Workshop series in the Department of Economics and is co-sponsored by The Europe...

Economic History Workshop: Time for Growth

April 13, 2016

This paper studies the impact of the early adoption of one of the most important high-technology machines in history, the public mechanical clock, on long-run growth in Europe.

Digitizing the Grand Tour: A Workshop on the Worlds and Lives of Eighteenth-Century Travelers to Italy (Day 2)

March 5, 2016

Participants: Malcolm Baker, John Brewer, Melissa Calaresu, Giorgio Caviglia, Jeffrey Collins, Paul Davis, Thea De Armond, Paula Findlen, Simon Macdonald, Rachel Midura, Grant Parker, Carole Paul,...

Permeable Borders: On the Nomos of Modern Aesthetics, A Talk by Bernhard Siegert

March 5, 2016

Space reports back these days ― in a brutal way.

Digitizing the Grand Tour: A Workshop on the Worlds and Lives of Eighteenth-Century Travelers to Italy (Day 1)

March 4, 2016

Participants: Malcolm Baker, John Brewer, Melissa Calaresu, Giorgio Caviglia, Jeffrey Collins, Paul Davis, Thea De Armond, Paula Findlen, Simon Macdonald, Rachel Midura, Grant Parker, Carole Paul,...

"The Legacy of War on Fiscal Capacity" with Didac Queralt

February 8, 2016

States make war, and wars make states. The second clause of Tilly's dictum assumes that the fiscal effort that states exert to wage war persists over time.

Russian Deserters to Sweden in World War I

November 9, 2015

The fate of a soldier serving in the Russian army in the First World War largely depended on luck and circumstances.

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Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
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
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
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
Roland Hsu Affiliate