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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...

Gender and Antisemitism in Wartime Soviet Exile

December 2005

From the Middle Ages until World War II, Poland was host to Europe's largest and most vibrant Jewish population.

Science, Technology, and Modernity

December 2007

This first volume of the Cambridge History of Russia covers the period from early ('Kievan') Rus' to the start of Peter the Great's reign in 1689.

Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during World War II

December 2002

Using firsthand personal accounts and focusing on the experiences of women, Katherine R.

Peaceful Coexistence or Iron Curtain? Austria, Neutrality, and Eastern Europe in the Cold War and Détente, 1955-1989

February 2009

In the history of the Cold War and détente, reference is seldom made to the international relations of the small states.

Interrogating Democracy in World Politics

May 2011

It is often assumed that democracy is both desirable and possible in global politics.

The Terror of Natural Right: Republicanism, the Cult of Nature, and the French Revolution

October 2009

In The Terror of Natural Right, Dan Edelstein argues that the revolutionaries used the natural right concept of the “enemy of the human race”—an individual who has transgressed the laws of nature...

Stalin und der Genozid

October 2010

Stalin und der Genozid, in German from Suhrkamp Verlag, follows Professor Norman Naimark's lecture of the same title in Berlin on December 2, 2009.

Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World

December 2010

Ethnic Europe examines the increasingly complex ethnic challenges facing the expanding European Union.

Stalin's Genocides

August 2010

Between the early 1930s and his death in 1953, Joseph Stalin had more than a million of his own citizens executed.

Social Banking and Social Finance: Answers to the Economic Crisis

February 2011

For over 2,000 years, banks have served to facilitate the exchange of money and to provide a variety of economic and financial services.

A Question of Genocide

December 2011

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian genocide is a...

The Projection of the 20th Into the 21st Century. A Critical Review of the Work of Samuel P. Huntington

December 2010

The article provides a critical appreciation of the life and work of Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008).

15 Years of Privatization of Italian Cultural Heritage

December 2011

This two-fold paper discusses 15 years of privatization of Italian cultural and architectural heritage between 1996 and 2010.

The Trilateral Process: The United States, Ukraine, Russia and Nuclear Weapons

May 2011

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, Ukraine had the world’s third largest nuclear arsenal on its territory.

While world seeks to defeat terror, Stockholm welcomes notorious terrorist into country

June 2011

The number one topic around the globe has been the world after Bin Laden and the appropriate ways for democracies to dispose of terrorists.

External Influences on CAP Reform: An Historical Perspective

December 2009

Neuroscience and the importance of neurobioethics: A reflection upon Fritz Jahr

December 2012

Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past

May 2012

Bringing together postwar German, Israeli, and Anglo-American literature, Eshel traces a shared trajectory of futurity in world literature.

Uncivil Unions: The Metaphysics of Marriage in German Idealism & Romanticism

March 2012

“What a strange invention marriage is!” wrote Kierkegaard.

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern Russia

November 2012

This is a magisterial new account of the day-to-day practice of Russian criminal justice in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

Weill's Musical Theater: Stages of Reform

April 2012

In the first musicological study of Kurt Weill’s complete stage works, Stephen Hinton charts the full range of theatrical achievements by one of twentieth-century musical theater’s key figures....

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Robert Harrison Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, French and Italian
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Roland Hsu Affiliate