Scholarly Publications

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe

December 2001

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe presents research Professor Norman Naimark conducted while working at the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) on cases of ethnic...

Worldview and Politics in Today's United States: Barack Obama and the "New Cultural War" for Leadership of Anglo-American Global Power

July 2010

This article provides an analysis of the current relationship between Politics, Culture and Worldviews in the USA under Barack Obama.

Culture, Sustainability and Medicine in the 21st Century. Re-Grounding the Focus of Medicine Amidst the Current "Global Systemic Shift“ and the Forces of the Market: Elements for a Contemporary Social Philosophy of Medicine

December 2010

This article analyzes the role and the status of medicine within the “post-modern” culture(s) of the West.

Other Publications

How to Think about Modi's Visit to Silicon Valley

September 2015

As Silicon Valley prepares to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that Indians and Americans should remember the state-abetted violence and...

Who is Charlie?

January 2015

In the aftermath of the fatal attacks on the cartoonists of Charlie Hebo, TEC affiliate faculty Cécile Alduy explores the French reaction to the violence in light of the competing ideologies of an...


Turkey between Religion, Ideology and Politics: An Interview with Professor Roland Benedikter

September 2011

Interview of Professor Roland Benedikter conducted by Abuzar Baghi, Journalist and Editor-in-chief of the International section of Mehrnameh.

Stanford scholar views France's nationalistic politics with a historical eye

July 2014

Marine Le Pen and the French political party she leads, the National Front, are the topics of a book being written by Stanford Associate Professor Cécile Alduy.Photo Credit: Jacques Brinon/APIn an...

Old Events

Old and New Laws on Historical Injustices and Genocide: Memory, History and the Law in Contemporary France

May 24, 2007

Roger Errera is a graduate of the Paris Institut d'etudes politiques, the Paris Law School and the ENA, Ecole nationale d'administration.

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.

How Can We Live After This? Women's Memories of Srebrenica

May 22, 2008

Selma Leydesdorff will speak on the results of her interviews with the women who survived the worst massacre in Europe since World War II.


Debating History, Democracy, Development, and Education in Conflicted Societies

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) has launched a multi-year collaborative project with research institutes in...


Robert Harrison headshot Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian