Scholarly Publications

What is Ancient History?

April 2016

Every society has told stories about ancient times, but contemporary ancient history was the product of two main developments.

Europe's Mixed Crisis Policy: A Step Towards A More Sustainable Future?

July 2012

Amid growing concerns about the Eu­rozone woes which outside Europe are widely percieved as the main risk for the global economy of the second half of 2012, the 25th of May 2012 news that Europe’s...

Mario Monti's Italy and the European Debt Crisis

December 2011

Italy is currently the democratic world’s most underestimated European ally.  Many commentators seem to have forgotten that despite its notorious institutional and debt problems the country remains...

Other Publications

La politica senza i partiti

July 2011

I relitti fascisti a Bolzano: Una questione di politica, arte e design

February 2011


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...

George W. Bush shares presidential insights with Stanford students

May 2014

In remarks that were often blunt and sometimes funny, George W. Bush spoke with Stanford students about some of the defining moments of his presidency.

Distinguished scholar Robert Harrison delivers The Europe Center “Europe Now” Lecture

November 2011

The Fall 2011 Europe Center distinguished “Europe Now” speaker, Robert Harrison is a research affiliate at the Center.


What's the Matter with Italy?

July 18, 2018

This event is open to Stanford faculty, staff, students, and visiting scholars.Roberto D’Alimonte is professor of political science  at Luiss-Guido Carli in Rome and chair of the department of...

The Allies, the European Resistance and the Origins of the Cold War in Europe

June 3, 2014

The presentation summarizes preliminary findings of my research project on Allied policy towards resistance groups during World War II and its impact on post-war political and ideological divisions...

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.


Mass political beliefs

In partnership with a number of European colleagues, Paul Sniderman (IIS and Political Science) is directing a series of large-scale public opinion surveys designed to take advantage of computer...


Portrait of Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Professor of the Practice Shorenstein APARC Fellow, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian