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Brexit, Euroscepticism and the Future of European Integration

February 7, 2019

To listen to the audio recording of this talk, please visit our multimedia page. The European Union (EU) is facing one of the rockiest periods in its existence.

**Cancelled** President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: The Future of Europe

November 17, 2016

**This event has been cancelled.**This event is co-sponsored by: The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, The Europe Center, The Hoover Institution, Stanford Global Studies, The...

Book Talk: "The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century" with Walter Scheidel

October 27, 2016

DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FOR THIS EVENT, WE ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED AND UNABLE TO TAKE FURTHER RSVPS. Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic...

(New Date) Immigration Attitudes and the Politics of Globalization

October 11, 2016

PLEASE NOTE:  This event has been moved from the original date of Nov. 3rd and is now being held on Nov. 4th.

The Future of Multi-National Corporate Taxation in the European Union – Impact of On-Going EU State Aid Investigations

September 29, 2016

According to the OECD, corporate taxation has steadily fallen since 1994 and today represents around 8.5 per cent of all taxes raised by governments across the globe.

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 2)

February 19, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

Heritage Bureaucracies: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Day 1)

February 18, 2016

This conference aims to further our understanding of the institutional cultures, funding schemes and power structures underlying transnational institutions, with a particular focus on heritage...

The Global Impact of Russia's Political and Economic Situation

November 2, 2015

This event is now full, and we are unable to accept any further RSVPs.  Please email if you would like to be added to a wait list. Russia's aggressive foreign policy is backed...

On Cruelty: Global Reflections from the Age of Revolutions to the War on Citizenship

October 30, 2015

This is the second meeting of the workshop series on Civility, Cruelty, Truth. A one-day event hosted by the Stanford Humanities Center, the workshop will explore the genealogies, promises, and...

Survival, or, the War Logic of Global Capitalism

March 4, 2015

The logic of global capitalism is no longer cultural (as Fredric Jameson argued), but has evolved into a logic of war.

**CANCELLED** At the "End of History" Still Stands Democracy

February 5, 2015

This event has been cancelled. We will update our website once the new date has been determined.

How Conquest Transformed Northern Europe

November 12, 2014

/*-->*/ This lecture is the first in a new series co-sponsored by The Europe Center and the Stanford Archaeology Center on how modern Europe has been shaped by the concepts, materials and ideology...

The Patchwork Ecosystem of Local Shopping Streets: Globalization and Gentrification from New York to Shanghai

November 12, 2014

Professor Sharon Zukin's talk will describe how, in cities across the world, the everyday spaces of local shopping streets are undergoing dramatic transformations.

World Trade and Global Governance

February 11, 2014

Europe Center special event with guest lecturer Pascal Lamy, the former Director-General of the World Trade Organization

French Election Round Table Discussion

May 4, 2012

Timed between the election's first and second rounds, this discussion brings together noted scholars and authors with unique and deep insight into contemporary French political culture.

Expulsions: Inequality's Fifth Circle

May 2, 2012

In the last two decades there has been a sharp growth in the numbers of people that have been “expelled,” numbers far larger than the newly “incorporated” middle classes of countries such as India...

European and Global Economic Crisis Series: "Europe At The Cross Road – Ending or Finalizing the EMU"

January 23, 2012

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard has been a research fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics since 2002 and is also a senior associate at the Rhodium Group, a New York-based research firm...

Money, Politics and the Future of Globalization

July 3, 2011

Inaugural lecture for the Institute for Social Banking, Canterbury, UK Summer School.  A link to the video of this talk can be found below: July 3, 2011 "Money, Politics and the Future of...

Culture and Globalization: A French Perspective

March 11, 2011

Frédéric Mitterrand is the French Minister of Culture and Communication. Throughout his career, he has been an actor, screenwriter, television presenter, writer, producer and director.

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.

The European Union's Lisbon Treaty : Assessment and Implications for the United States

February 18, 2010

Born in Tunis in 1957, Laurent Cohen-Tanugi is a Paris-based international lawyer, policy adviser and public intellectual.

Writing Migration in Contemporary Galicia

February 20, 2009

Professor Hooper examines how literature is affecting the changing identity of Galicia today.

Societies in Transition: Adjusting to Changing Global Environments

June 27, 2008

In 1998/99, thirty key organizations and foundations involved in transatlantic cultural, scientific and media relations, including DAAD, met at a "Round Table USA" to discuss ways in which to...

The European Union and "Chindia"

April 14, 2008

The rise of China and India is unparalleled in human history because never before has the world witnessed the simultaneous and consistent takeoffs of two nations, accounting for more one third of...