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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...

Abbasi Program's 2017 Annual Conference: "Understanding Turkey: Vision, Revision, and the Future," April 28-29 (Day 1)

March 21, 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...

Joan Wallach Scott: Theorizing the Relationship between Gender and Politics

October 24, 2016

Lecture by Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F.

Book Launch: "Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies"

February 11, 2016

-This event is now full and we are no longer able to accept RSVPs- Please join us as we celebrate the publication of David Laitin and co-authors Claire Adida (UC San Diego) and Marie-Anne Valfort's...

Taking the Stand - project presentation and Q&A with survivors of the Holocaust

October 14, 2015

As part of a major speaking tour across the United States, author and award-winning filmmaker Bernhard Rammerstorfer will present his latest book and DVD project called “Taking the Stand: We have...

Between Subversion and Containment: Flavius Josephus, the Jews, and 1492

April 15, 2015

To RSVP, please send email to luisrr@stanford.edu.  You may request a copy of the workshop paper at the same time.On March 27, 1492, a few days before the Edict that expelled the Jews from Spain,...

French Communism and the Memory of Deportation

February 3, 2015

Co-sponsored by the Department of History and The Europe Center.

How Conquest Transformed Northern Europe

November 12, 2014

/*-->*/ This lecture is the first in a new series co-sponsored by The Europe Center and the Stanford Archaeology Center on how modern Europe has been shaped by the concepts, materials and ideology...

The Great War and Religion in Comparative Perspective: Why the Christian culture of war prevailed over religiously-motivated pacifism in 1914

October 21, 2014

Gerhard Besier is a theologian, historian and psychologist. He held Chairs in Contemporary (Church) History and European Studies  at the Universities of Berlin, Heidelberg and Dresden.

Hitler - Beneš - Tito: Conflict, War and Genocide in East Central and South East Europe

September 23, 2014

*Please note the date has changed from September 23 to September 22*A talk by Arnold Suppan, author of Hitler - Beneš - Tito: Conflict, War and Genocide in East Central and South East Europe.

The Crisis of the Secular State in France: Religion and Diversity in French Schools

October 3, 2013

This seminar is part of the French Culture Workshop series sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center, the Division of  Literatures, Cultures and Languages Research Unit, the France-Stanford...

Stanford Faculty Discussion: Salman Rushdie's "Joseph Anton: A Memoir"

November 29, 2012

The Europe Center invites you to attend this special event with opening remarks by co-hosts Amir Eshel, Abbas Milani, and Tobias Wolff All interested faculty and students from all fields are...

Stanford Interdisciplinary Conference on Conscience

November 8, 2012

Conference organizer: Nancy Ruttenburg What is conscience, what was conscience, and what is its future?

History and Memory: Global and Local Dimensions

May 17, 2012

The second conference in the multi-year TEC-Van Leer Jerusalem Institute project on the reconciliation of divided regions and societies.

Incomplete Assimilation among Muslims in France

March 1, 2012

RSVP DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb. 29th.

Islam and Contemporary Europe: A New Generation of Converts to Islam: Frictions of Race and Religion in Germany

February 2, 2012

Why in the last ten years an increasing number of ethnic Germans have converted to Islam in Salafi mosques or, after converting elsewhere, have chosen to attend these famously conservative houses...

Islam and Contemporary Europe: “Impoliteness, or Politics Re-imagined: Rethinking Muslim Difference in France”

January 26, 2012

Workshop papers are available to Stanford affiliates upon request by email to khaley@stanford.edu.

Emergence of Nationalism in Greece and Turkey: A Comparative Historical Account

October 26, 2011

Greek Nationalism had an early start in late 18th century because of the preponderance of the Greek language in Balkan institutions of learning.

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?

What is in A Coffee Cup? Turkey and the European Union

April 7, 2011

5:00 pm: Reception6:00 PM: Screening of “Coffee Futures” (2009, 22 minutes), followed by a discussion with: Zeynep Gursel(Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan- Ann Arbor; Director ...

Ethnic Conflict Resolution in the 21st Century: A Functioning Model from Europe

February 16, 2011

The 21st century has been branded the century of the worldwide return of ethnonationalisms.

Religion, State and Multiculturalism in Israel

February 2, 2011

Michael Karayanni, Edward S.

From One Imperial Periphery to Another: The Experiences of a Governor's Wife in Russian Alaska

January 28, 2011

This seminar will focus on Susanna Rabow-Edling's book project about three governor's wives, who accompanied their husbands to Russian Alaska in the period 1829-1864. Dr.

Workshop on Islam and Secularism in Contemporary Turkey

November 15, 2010

This workshop is sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies Program, and co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, the Europe Center, ...

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