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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...

Britain wiser to remain in European Union, Stanford scholar says

June 2016

The United Kingdom would lose more than it would gain if it left the European Union, a Stanford scholar said.So would other European nations, and the real winners would be countries that seek to...

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.

Journal Article: "Preferences for International Redistribution: The Divide over the Eurozone Bailouts," written by Michael Bechtel, Jens Hainmueller and Yotam Margalit

June 2014

Research by Stanford professor Jens Hainmueller and co-writers Michael Bechtel and Yotam Margalit looks at the question of why European Union voters choose to support the financial bail out of...

The Europe Center June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014

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February 2014

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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 ...

Stanford conference promotes new thinking on migration and integration

September 2013

Academics from American, European and Asian universities came together at Stanford University on September 19th and 20th to present their research on the large-scale movements of people, and engage...

A Focus on contemporary Greece

August 2012

The Europe Center puts a focus on Greece, and the concern for its fiscal vitality, vulnerable citizens, potentially fragile democratic institutions, and its role in the EU and global economy.

Spain's woes and Europe's

July 2012

Joan Ramon Resina, Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Director of the Europe Center's Iberian Studies Program, discusses the political and cultural roots of the Spanish financial...

Europe, beyond bashing

July 2012

With Europe's financial crisis front and center in the news for months, and in light of prognosticators' dire warnings of imminent collapse, TEC Director Amir Eshel talks about the strength and...

New Series: European and Global Economic Crisis

October 2011

The Europe Center has launched its series addressing the European and global economic crisis.

Call for Papers: "Region, State, Nation, Community: New Research in Scandinavian and Baltic Studies"

September 2009

AABS welcomes papers, panels, and roundtable presentations for the first joint conference of Scandinavian and Baltic Studies in the United States.

Multiyear study of the challenges to European Union integration and crisis intervention

January 2007

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) continues a multiyear study of the challenges facing European Union integration and global crisis intervention.

European Forum Fall 2005 Update

November 2005

The 2005-06 Academic Year got off to an exciting start for the European Forum.

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