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Book Event: "Genocide: A World History" with Norman M. Naimark

December 12, 2016

  Genocide occurs in every time period and on every continent. Using the 1948 U.N.

Brexit: What's next for the UK and Europe?

August 16, 2016

  The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union this summer promises to fundamentally alter the political and economic future of the UK and the rest of the European Union.

"Nagorno-Karabakh: Is a Solution Visible?" A Lecture by Minister Edward Nalbandian

August 12, 2016

The people of Nagorno-Karabakh have long strived for the recognition of their right to self-determination.

**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...

SGS Summer Film Festival: "Intouchables" (2011, dir. Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano; French)

May 27, 2016

Intouchables is a 2011 French film directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano.

SGS Summer Film Festival: "Os Gatos não Têm Vertigens" (Cats Don’t Have Vertigo) (2014; dir. Antonio Pedro Vasconcelos; Portuguese)

May 27, 2016

"Os Gatos não Têm Vertigens" (Cats Don’t Have Vertigo) is a 2014 Portuguese film directed by Antonio Pedro Vasconcelos.

SGS Summer Film Festival: “Rabbit-Proof Fence” (2002; dir. Phillip Noyce; English/Aboriginal)

August 27, 2015

"Rabbit-Proof Fence" is a 2002 film based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara.

Hitler - Beneš - Tito: Conflict, War and Genocide in East Central and South East Europe

September 23, 2014

*Please note the date has changed from September 23 to September 22*A talk by Arnold Suppan, author of Hitler - Beneš - Tito: Conflict, War and Genocide in East Central and South East Europe.

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...

The Eurocrisis and Opportunities for further EU Integration

January 17, 2013

During the past few years, the European Union has experienced one of the most difficult periods in its now sixty-year long process of unification.

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...

Migration and State Formation in the Aftermath of the Ottoman Empire

February 16, 2012

* Please note that this event has been moved from Feb. 22nd to Feb. 15th  The Ottoman Empire started and ended in migration.

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...

Race and Ethnicity: Marking Difference in Europe and the U.S.

January 14, 2011

This collaborative effort marks the recent publication of Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century (Norton, 2010) and Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World ...

Language Policy in Ukraine: What People Want the State to Do

May 18, 2009

Kulyk’s talk at Stanford will focus on popular preferences regarding language policy of the Ukrainian state as revealed by a comprehensive survey conducted in December 2006, the first such survey...

Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects

March 5, 2009

This conference on Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects is the third in the series of biannual international conferences to study the political and cultural...

A History of the Emergence and Phenomenal Success of Memory as a Discursive-Frame

February 6, 2009

The subject of the lecture is the emergence of memory-life. I consider the early 1980s to effectively bring the twentieth century to a close.

Ethnicity in Today's Europe

November 7, 2007

"Ethnicity in Today's Europe" will commence with a Related Presidential Lecture featuring Partha Chatterjee.Conference StatementHeadlines today blaze with stories about the fate of Europe.

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.

The United Kingdom and Current Challenges and Opportunities in World Politics

March 30, 2006

Since 2004, Dominic Martin has been Counsellor at the British Embassy Washington, responsible for Political and Public Affairs. Mr.

Mini-Symposium: Political and Economic Aspects of European Union Enlargement

December 6, 2002

Political Panel 10:00am - 12:00pm Speakers: Leonardo Morlino, Terry Givens, Amichai Adam Magen Economic Panel 11:00am - 12:00pm Speakers: Timothy Josling, Karl Aiginger, Pan Yotopoulos Lunch 12...


josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018