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Patrick Chamorel: "The French Elections and the Rising Political Divide"

March 17, 2017

Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, we are now booked to full capacity and unable to take further reservations.Please contact khaley@stanford.edu if you would like to be placed on the...

Alexander Stubb: "Life after Trump and Brexit: Will Europe be able to take the lead?"

March 15, 2017

 If you thought that world politics is boring, think again.

Damian Collins: "Britain and Brexit"

March 2, 2017

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

Save the Date: Torun Dewan

February 23, 2017

Torun Dewan is a political scientist at the London School of Economics.

What's Happening with Germany's Party System? Exploring the Emergence of the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD)

September 26, 2016

For many years, it seemed as if the German party system was immune to the temptations of right-wing populist parties.

**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

* Cancelled * Seminar with Daniel Stegmueller

May 16, 2016

This workshop talk has been cancelled. Daniel Stegmueller is a Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences at the Graduate School of Social and Economic Sciences, University of...

**Cancelled** Seminar with Torben Iversen

April 25, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** Torben Iversen is Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard.

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 2)

February 19, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

"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.

Endogenous Credible Commitment and Party Competition Over Redistribution Under Alternative Electoral Institutions

April 9, 2015

Democracies do not legally bind parties to their policy promises. Thus winning the power to set policy through elections requires making credible commitments to pivotal voters.

In Draghi We Trust: The Euro Crisis, Social Unrest and the European Central Bank

February 26, 2015

The 2008 global financial crisis came with fears - and, for some, hopes of a new wave of public mobilisation in industrialised countries.

The Luxury Goods Vote: Why the Left Loses from Asymmetric Electoral Accountability

January 15, 2015

Voters often punish incumbent parties for poor economic performance; whether they treat left and right governments differently is less clear.  The literature hosts multiple disconnected and often...

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

Issue Yield: a Model of Party Strategy in Multidimensional Space

June 5, 2013

Parties in pluralist democracies face numerous political issues that citizens may be split on, but most models of party competition assume a simple, often one-dimensional structure.

The Eurocrisis and Opportunities for further EU Integration

January 17, 2013

During the past few years, the European Union has experienced one of the most difficult periods in its now sixty-year long process of unification.

French Election Round Table Discussion

May 4, 2012

Timed between the election's first and second rounds, this discussion brings together noted scholars and authors with unique and deep insight into contemporary French political culture.

Scripting Revolutions

November 3, 2011

Note:  The Nov. 3rd opening lecture and reception is now full. We are unable to accept further RSVPs.

The End of Hungarian Democracy? International Implications

October 21, 2011

Co-sponsored by The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies and The Europe Center   Event Synopsis: The End of Hungarian Democracy?

The Treaty of Lisbon and EU Trade Policy: A Political-Economic Analysis

May 17, 2010

On December 1, 2009 the Treaty of Lisbon entered into force, bringing to an end eight years of discussions on treaty reforms in the European Union (EU).

Visit by Czech Prime Minister Jan Fischer

February 16, 2010

Jan Fischer was born in Prague in 1951 to a family of mathematical statisticians and actuarial mathematicians.

Merkel 2, And What It Means for European and International Politics

September 29, 2009

Please join the Forum on Contemporary Europe for a first assessment of the September 27 German elections by FSI Senior Fellow Josef Joffe.

Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects

March 5, 2009

This conference on Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects is the third in the series of biannual international conferences to study the political and cultural...

Writing Migration in Contemporary Galicia

February 20, 2009

Professor Hooper examines how literature is affecting the changing identity of Galicia today.

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus