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Nemtsov: Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Vladimir Kara-Murza and Michael McFaul

March 6, 2018

Nemtsov is a documentary film about the late leader of the Russian opposition, directed by his friend and colleague Vladimir Kara-Murza. The film chronicles a remarkable political life.

2015 Stanford-University of Vienna Conference on Innovative Experiential Pedagogy

April 10, 2015

This conference, organized by The Europe Center, Mills Legal Clinic at the Stanford Law School and the Research Center for Human Rights at the University of Vienna, will focus on practice-based...

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

Stanford Interdisciplinary Conference on Conscience

November 8, 2012

Conference organizer: Nancy Ruttenburg What is conscience, what was conscience, and what is its future?

"My Neighbor, My Killer" (2009, 80 min.; dir. by Anne Aghion)

November 8, 2012

Could you ever forgive the people who slaughtered your family? In 1994, hundreds of thousands of Rwandan Hutus were incited to wipe out the countrys Tutsi minority.

The Greek Economic and Political Crisis: What it Means for Europe

April 19, 2012

This event is co-sponsored with The Europe Center Abstract: Ruby Gropas is a lecturer in international relations at the law faculty of the Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini) and research...

Russia on the Verge: What After the Post-Soviet Paradigm?

December 2, 2011

Fyodor Lukyanov is editor-in-chief of the journal Russia in Global Affairs, published in Russian and English with the participation of Foreign Affairs magazine.

Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin: The Story of Nikolai Bukharin and Anna Larina

June 1, 2010

A founding father of the Soviet Union at the age of twenty nine, Nikolai Bukharin was the editor of Pravda and an intimate Lenin's exile.

Post-Conflict International Human Rights: Bright Spots, Shadows, Dilemmas

April 22, 2010

José Zalaquett is a Chilean lawyer and legal scholar known for his work defending human rights in Chile during the regime of General Pinochet.

The Aesthetic of Human Rights Claims: Broadcasting African Poverty

April 6, 2010

Harri Englund is the Churchill Fellow and reader in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge.

Aesthetic Education in the Age of Globalization

February 26, 2010

The lecture is preceded by a workshop at 10am in the same location. For additional information please access the DLCL site listing here.

Wi(l)der West? A Transatlantic Perspective on the European Periphery from the Balkans and Turkey to Russia

October 22, 2009

In recent years, the United States and its European Union partners have often diverged in their policy outlooks towards the wider European periphery—the diverse region stretching from the Balkans...

Visit by Sir Jonathan Phillips

September 8, 2009

The Forum on Contemporary Europe designed and sponsored this meeting as part of its series on global conflict, and peace and reconciliation.  This session was conducted as a high level, by...

Energy Security, Memory Wars and "Compatriots" in Baltic-Russian Relations

June 11, 2009

According to Professor Muiznieks, since the early 1990s, the Baltic states have been seen as unfriendly in the eyes of Russians due to their "return to the West" attitude.

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

May 7, 2009

In a culmination of years of research, travel, and experience, Siddarth Kara puts together his thesis on how to tackle the business of modern sex slavery in his Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business...

The New Transatlantic Agenda

April 1, 2009

Ambassador Eliasson sets out the current status of Europe-US relations and acknowledges the wide range of daunting problems the world must face today.

Soft Power, the War of Ideas, and the Next U.S. President

September 29, 2008

Jeffrey Gedmin is President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc.

Trafficking of Women in Post-Communist Europe

April 18, 2008

This international conference will examine the trafficking of women for sexual exploitation, a trade that has rapidly expanded since the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the USSR.

The Failures of Identification and Response to Trafficking of Women in Eastern Europe

April 18, 2008

Ms. Rees explores the business of sex trafficking in Eastern Europe particularly from the standpoint of her own personal experience.

The Laws of Others: Three Constitutionalist Responses to Interdependence

April 4, 2008

Jan-Werner Mueller's research interests include the history of modern political thought, liberalism and its critics, nationalism, and the normative dimensions of European integration.

A Proposal to Transform the Basque Conflict

February 15, 2008

The President of the Basque Autonomous Community will discuss his "Road Map to bring an end to the Basque Conflict," including his offer of a political agreement already made to Madrid, based on a...

Memory Unbound: Human Rights and the Question of Cosmopolitan Memory

February 7, 2008

There is a new cosmopolitanism in the air. The old concept has not simply been rediscovered but reinvented for the global age.

Human Rights and Political Reform in Contemporary China: Views from a Swedish Diplomat and Scholar

November 30, 2007

No country is changing as rapidly as China has done since the reform process started close to three decades ago.

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.