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The Europe Center February 2016 Newsletter

February 2016

 Event Recap: Human Rights and Refugees in Europe Pictured: Kenneth Scheve, Jenny Martinez, Emily Arnold-Fernàndez, and James Cavallaro.Amidst the reimposition of border controls in some Schengen...

The Europe Center January 2016 Newsletter

January 2016

Special Event: The European Migration CrisisUpcoming talk by Emily Arnold-Fernández, Founder and Executive Director, Asylum Access. Discussants:James Cavallaro, Professor of Law, Stanford Law...

Migration crisis divides European policymakers

August 2015

The recent discovery of at least 50 dead migrants aboard a boat off the shores of Libya sparked a discussion on KQED Radio’s “forum with Michael Krasny" about the escalating crisis (Thurs., Aug.

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...

Five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney

October 2012

With the third and final debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney set to focus on foreign policy, researchers from the Freeman Spogli Institute ask the questions they want answered and...

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.

Roland Hsu (TEC) on Human Rights, Gender Equality, Roma Schools, and Reconciling Post-atrocity Communities with the Arts

October 2011

Roland Hsu, Associate Director of The Europe Center at the Stanford Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies was interviewed by the Media Project on the subjects of The Europe Center's...

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.

Call for Papers: Cosmopolitanism in a Wider Context - Conceptualizing Past and Present

April 2011

International conference at Södertörn University/The Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden. November 24-26, 2011.

José Zalaquett Addresses Post-Conflict Human Rights

May 2010

As part of the Forum on Contemporary Europe's program on History, Memory, and Reconciliation, José Zalaquett, a Chilean lawyer and legal scholar known for his work defending human rights in Chile...

History, Memory and Reconciliation Project Addresses Communal Memories of Loss

April 2010

Mankind has regularly witnessed the immense destruction wrought by natural disasters. Similarly destructive to human life are man-made atrocities, like war and genocide.

"History, Memory and Reconciliation" - a new joint series from FCE and the Program on Human Rights

October 2009

In 2009-2010, the Program on Human Rights will partner with FCE and DLCL to launch part 2 of the Contemporary History and the Future of Memory series by adding "Reconciliation" to the mission.

New Forum on Contemporary Europe research project on History, Memory and Reconciliation

September 2009

In spring 2009, the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) and the Division on Languages, Civilizations and Literatures (DLCL) delivered the first part of its multi-year research and public policy...

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

March 2008

Co-sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, and the Stanford Law School.

Save the Date: Trafficking of Women in Post-Communist Europe conference, April 18, 2008

December 2007

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.

Questions of integration: social, political, and economic incorporation of New Europe in a globalized world

December 2007

During 2007-2008 the forum on contemporary Europe launched the second phase of its comprehensive, multi-year analysis of Europe and the EU's global relations in the context of an expanding European...

Problems of membership: Seeking solutions to expansion, integration, and intervention in globalized Europe

August 2007

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) achieved two major goals in 2006-2007, by developing FCE into a trans-Atlantic hub for policy and academic leaders and guiding research affiliates to answer...