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The Distinguished Visiting Austrian Chair Professorship at Stanford

February 2017

The history of the Distinguished Visiting Austrian Chair Professor at Stanford begins with the U.S.

Q&A with Professor Naimark on the History of Genocide

December 2016

Sixty-eight years later, acts of genocide still occur, despite international efforts to prevent them.

The state of US-Russia relations

November 2016

 At a recent European Security Initiative (ESI) lecture held at the GSB's Oberndorf Event Center, Sergey Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to the US, described US-Russia relations as being at its worse...

The Europe Center October 2016 Newsletter

October 2016

 Report Published by Students Participating in The Europe Center's Undergraduate Internship Program Each summer, The Europe Center sponsors Stanford undergraduate students to complete internships...

Medieval songs reflect humor in amorous courtships, Stanford scholar finds

August 2016

Medieval courtship brings to mind images of chivalrous knights worshipping fair damsels, expressing their love for their ladies in refined and poetic language.But courtship did not play out this...

The Europe Center May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016

 Event Recap: Networks of European EnlightenmentConventional wisdom suggests that there were multiple enlightenments, each of which was distinctive and national in nature.

The Europe Center February 2016 Newsletter

February 2016

 Event Recap: Human Rights and Refugees in Europe Pictured: Kenneth Scheve, Jenny Martinez, Emily Arnold-Fernàndez, and James Cavallaro.Amidst the reimposition of border controls in some Schengen...

The Europe Center January 2016 Newsletter

January 2016

Special Event: The European Migration CrisisUpcoming talk by Emily Arnold-Fernández, Founder and Executive Director, Asylum Access. Discussants:James Cavallaro, Professor of Law, Stanford Law...

Stanford scholar unpacks the rhetoric behind extremist politician's mainstream success

April 2015

French politician Marine Le Pen carried her father's right-wing fringe political party to first place in the country's latest elections for European Parliament.Stanford scholar Cécile Alduy says Le...

Stanford scholar reveals the surprising cultural history of four-hand piano playing

December 2014

In 19th-century Europe – long before LPs, CDs or mp3s – there were only two ways to listen to, say, the latest Beethoven symphony: either you were lucky enough to hear it performed at the local...

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...

A tight race for the Scottish independence vote

September 2014

Scottish voters go to the polls this Thursday to determine whether to remain part of the United Kingdom, or to become an independent Scotland.  The latest polls show a neck and neck race, a...

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.

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

The Europe Center May 2014 Newsletter

May 2014

The Europe Center May 2014 Newsletter

Adam Tooze Delivers The Europe Center Lectureship on Europe and the World

May 2014

With the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War as his backdrop, Tooze spoke about the history of the transformation of the global power structure that followed from Germany’s decision to...

Journal Article: "Patents and Innovation: Evidence from Economic History," written by Petra Moser

November 2013

Assistant professor of economics Patricia Moser addresses the question "What is the optimal system of intellectual property rights to encourage innovation?" in her recent article published in the ...

Book: "Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past", written by Amir Eshel

August 2013

Bringing together postwar German, Israeli, and Anglo-American literature, Professor Amir Eshel (German Studies and Comparative Literature) traces a shared trajectory of futurity in world literature.

Book: "Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia", written by Nancy Kollmann

August 2013

History professor Nancy Kollmann relates the contrast between Russian law and its pragmatic application in the 17th and early 18th centuries to the country's social and political stability and puts...

Innovative leaders bridging diversity in Sweden and the West

May 2013

The Europe Center, through its Program on Sweden, Scandinavia, and the Baltic Region, has forged partnerships with those who bring visionary solutions to the challenge of diversity and...

Presidents, Nuclear Reductions and the Senate

April 2013

Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative, points out that nuclear reduction efforts have not always been accomplished through treaties requiring 2/3 majority in the Senate.

Democracy and Reconciliation: Jerusalem conference and launch of The Europe Center

September 2012

In the midst of the “Arab Spring”, and President Obama’s push for Palestinian-Israeli peace, The Europe Center (TEC) and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute hosted a May 18-19 conference on “Democracy...

People

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
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
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Roland Hsu Affiliate