Civil Wars

Scholarly Publications

Scripting Revolution: A Historical Approach to the Comparative Study of Revolutions

October 2015

The "Arab Spring" was heralded and publicly embraced by foreign leaders of many countries that define themselves by their own historic revolutions.


Conference on "History and Memory: Global and Local Dimensions"

April 2012

International conference at Stanford University May 17-18, 2012 aims to deepen our understanding of the interplay between history and memory.

International Conference on "History and Memory: Global and Local Dimensions"

October 2011

The Europe Center announces its upcoming international conference on “History and Memory: Global and Local Dimensions”.

The fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years later

November 2009

November 9, 2009 marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Old Events

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.

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.

Mediterranean Film Series: "Carol's Journey"

May 7, 2009

Three internationally recognized films will be screened at Stanford University in April and May 2009.