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**Cancelled** Brexit, Trump and the politics of fear: is populism here to stay?

July 12, 2016

**This event has been cancelled** With the backdrop of the Brexit vote in the UK, Nick Clegg will explore the factors behind the rise of the politics of identity, populism and nationalism in the UK...

Book Launch: "Why Muslim Integration Fails in Christian-Heritage Societies"

February 11, 2016

-This event is now full and we are no longer able to accept RSVPs- Please join us as we celebrate the publication of David Laitin and co-authors Claire Adida (UC San Diego) and Marie-Anne Valfort's...

Book Workshop: "Dilemmas of Inclusion: Votes, Values, and the Political Representation of Muslims in Europe" by Rafaela Dancygier

April 10, 2015

Workshop on Rafaela Dancygier's latest book manuscript titled "Dilemmas of Inclusion: Votes, Values, and the Political Representation of Muslims in Europe." Discussants:Chapter 1: David Laitin ...

Stanford Faculty Discussion: Salman Rushdie's "Joseph Anton: A Memoir"

November 29, 2012

The Europe Center invites you to attend this special event with opening remarks by co-hosts Amir Eshel, Abbas Milani, and Tobias Wolff All interested faculty and students from all fields are...

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.

European Involvement in Serbia: From Intervention to Integration?

May 3, 2012

In this lecture, Professor Radeljic will discuss the collapse of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, discuss the post-Milosevic era in Serbia and examine the challenges Serbia faces on...

The Unripe Fruits of Rapprochement: Greek-Turkish Relations and the Cyprus Question in the Post-Helsinki Era

April 9, 2012

Ever since December 1999, when Greece lifted its longstanding veto and Turkey became an EU candidate state, Greece and Turkey have attempted to overcome animosity and mistrust and resolve their...

Incomplete Assimilation among Muslims in France

March 1, 2012

RSVP DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb. 29th.

Islam and Contemporary Europe: A New Generation of Converts to Islam: Frictions of Race and Religion in Germany

February 2, 2012

Why in the last ten years an increasing number of ethnic Germans have converted to Islam in Salafi mosques or, after converting elsewhere, have chosen to attend these famously conservative houses...

Islam and Contemporary Europe: “Impoliteness, or Politics Re-imagined: Rethinking Muslim Difference in France”

January 26, 2012

Workshop papers are available to Stanford affiliates upon request by email to khaley@stanford.edu.

Workshop on Islam and Secularism in Contemporary Turkey

November 15, 2010

This workshop is sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies Program, and co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, the Europe Center, ...

Ideas of Secularization in Trans-Atlantic Perspectives

June 3, 2010

This workshop will address different ideas of secularization, the ways they have been historically narrated, and now function discursively, and how these insights may help us address the subject’s...

Religion and Secularization in Europe?

April 24, 2009

AGENDA 9:30AM Welcome 10:00AM - 12:00PM Morning Session “Religious Divisions After the Reformation: A Spur to Secularization?” Benjamin Kaplan (University College London) “Judaism in Europe” John...

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.

German Muslims and Turkish Christians: Cultural Racism, Fears of Religious Conversion, and National Security in the New Europe

March 18, 2008

Esra Ozyurek is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego. She is the author of Nostalgia for the Modern: Privatization of State Secularism in Turkey.

Islamist Terrorism and Antisemitism: The Mission against Modernity

March 10, 2008

Matthias Küntzel, born in 1955, is a political scientist in Hamburg, Germany.

Karaula (Border Post) - Lunch seminar

February 7, 2007

Rajko Grlic was born 1947 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated a feature film directing from the FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic.

Karaula (Border Post) - Film screening

February 7, 2007

Rajko Grlic was born 1947 in Zagreb, Croatia. He graduated a feature film directing from the FAMU Film Academy in Prague, Czech Republic.

The Shia Revival and Politics of Change in the Middle East

February 2, 2007

Hosted by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.

The Phenomenon of Conversion: from Christianity to Islam, and from Islam to Christianity. A comparison between Salafism and Evangelism

January 24, 2007

Olivier Roy is research director at the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research).

Islam in Europe

January 24, 2007

Olivier Roy is research director at the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research).

Europe Now: Integration, Society, and Islam in a New Europe

November 2, 2006

Cosponsored by the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Abbasi Program in Islamic StudiesDaniel Cohn-Bendit was born in France and spent his childhood in Paris.

The War on Terror Revisited

May 10, 2006

Co-Sponsored with the Humanities Center Christopher Hitchens is a columnist for Vanity Fair. His most recent book is Thomas Jefferson: Author of America.