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Scholarly Publications

From Coordination to Cooperation. Does Log-Rolling Guarantee the Union's Consensus?

July 1999

In this paper, EU decision-making is explained by an empirical log-rolling analysis considering multi-issue Commission proposals, member state unanimity or majority voting and parliamentary...

The Outer and the Inner Transformation of the Global Social Sphere through Technology: The State of Two Fields in Transition

December 2011

Transitions in technology are shaping, defining and establishing the future of the globalized social sphere with increasing pace and impact.

The Enlightenment

December 2011

The four-volume Encyclopedia of Global Studies covers the field of global studies and subjects related to it, such as globalization, transnational activity and themes of global society.

Other Publications

Wer hilft den Opfern?

August 2011

Der diesjährige "Freedom in the World"-Bericht des Forschungsinstituts "Freedom House" weist bereits zum fünften Jahr in Folge auf einen alarmierenden Rückgang von Freiheit, Demokratie und Achtung...

Here at the End of All Things: On losing oneself in the geography of fantasy worlds, from Middle Earth to Westeros

August 2017

I spent my adolescence around maps of places that didn’t exist.

News

Save the Date: 'Ethnicity in Today's Europe' Conference - November 7-9 at Stanford University

October 2007

Headlines today blaze with stories about the fate of Europe. There is a sense, both in Europe and around the world, that a sort of "tipping point" has been reached.

FCE Announces Book Release: "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World"

March 2010

The Forum on Contemporary Europe is pleased to announce the release of "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World" (Stanford University Press, 2010) edited by FCE...

Anti-Semitism surge in Europe reflects loss of values, historical awareness, says Stanford scholar

September 2014

European leaders need to speak out more strongly against the escalation of anti-Semitism, a Stanford professor says."They should be willing to enforce the law," said Russell Berman, a Stanford...

Old Events

Ethnicity in Today's Europe

November 7, 2007

"Ethnicity in Today's Europe" will commence with a Related Presidential Lecture featuring Partha Chatterjee.Conference StatementHeadlines today blaze with stories about the fate of Europe.

Karaula (Border Post) - Film screening

February 7, 2007

Rajko Grlic was born 1947 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated a feature film directing from the FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic.

Karaula (Border Post) - Lunch seminar

February 7, 2007

Rajko Grlic was born 1947 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated a feature film directing from the FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic.

Projects

Democracy in the European Union

This project discusses visions of democracy, and analyzes and determines criteria for the evaluation of the democratic character of political systems.
English

A Status Report from the Software Decompilation Battle

A source of sores for software copyright owners in the European Union and the United States?For traditional media, such as novels, copyright represents a “bargain” between the individual author and...
English

The Contemporary

This project examines the  “contemporary” with a focus on defining moments such as: 1945, 1973, 1989, and 2001.
English

People

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