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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...

2-Day Conference: "Inscribed Identities: Writing as Self Realization" (Day 1)

April 4, 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...

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...

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...

Ori Gersht: "Optical Unconsciousness" [Public Lecture]

February 23, 2017

Celebrated international artist Ori Gersht will be delivering a lecture entitled "Optical Unconsciousness" with an introduction by Alexander Nemerov (Department Chair & Carl and Marilynn Thoma...

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.

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...

SGS Summer Film Festival: "Os Gatos não Têm Vertigens" (Cats Don’t Have Vertigo) (2014; dir. Antonio Pedro Vasconcelos; Portuguese)

May 27, 2016

"Os Gatos não Têm Vertigens" (Cats Don’t Have Vertigo) is a 2014 Portuguese film directed by Antonio Pedro Vasconcelos.

SGS Summer Film Festival: "Intouchables" (2011, dir. Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano; French)

May 27, 2016

Intouchables is a 2011 French film directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano.

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.

Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall of Russian Media — a talk by Ilia Krasilshchik

April 1, 2016

Despite the increasing state control over free speech, the Russian media market is still alive — and huge.

The Politics of Emotions: France’s Responses to the 2015 Terrorist Attacks

March 18, 2016

How do democratic societies respond to acts of terror?

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,...

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...

Travelling Shots: Families Beyond Boundaries (Stanford, Day 1)

November 6, 2015

The 5th annual Romanian Film Festival, themed "Travelling Shots: Families Beyond Boundaries," will be held on different dates at Stanford University, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University...

On Cruelty: Global Reflections from the Age of Revolutions to the War on Citizenship

October 30, 2015

This is the second meeting of the workshop series on Civility, Cruelty, Truth. A one-day event hosted by the Stanford Humanities Center, the workshop will explore the genealogies, promises, and...

Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

October 28, 2015

The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime.

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Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Roland Hsu Affiliate