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The state of US-Russia relations

November 2016

 At a recent European Security Initiative (ESI) lecture held at the GSB's Oberndorf Event Center, Sergey Kislyak, Russian Ambassador to the US, described US-Russia relations as being at its worse...

The fallout from Brexit

November 2016

Christophe Crombez, Senior Research Scholar at The Europe Center, and Nick Bloom, Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow at SIEPR, explored the short-term and long-term consequences of Brexit and...

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...

Paris attacks add to debate on Syria and immigration

November 2015

Last Friday's multiple terrorist attacks in Paris that killed 129 people and injured over 350 was the topic of KQED Radio’s “forum with Michael Krasny" (Monday, Nov. 16, 2015).

NATO commander calls for recalibration in Europe

November 2015

 NATO must bolster its presence in Europe as a way to counter Russian aggression in the region.That was the message from General PHILIP M.

Cuéllar looks back on leading FSI

December 2014

For 14 years, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar has been a tireless Stanford professor who has strengthened the fabric of university’s interdisciplinary nature.

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...

European Union can overcome extremism vote, Stanford faculty say

May 2014

Stanford scholars say the European Union faces one of its most critical challenges after anti-EU parties made widespread electoral gains based on issues like immigration, austerity and elitism....

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

EU’s Catherine Ashton asserts Europe’s responsibility for a robust foreign policy

May 2013

The Europe Center was pleased to host Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission (HRVP), at Stanford...

SORT vs. New START: Why the Administration is Leery of a Treaty

April 2013

Continuing his previous blog discussion on nuclear arms control efforts ("Presidents, Nuclear Reductions and the Senate", March 14, 2013) , Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Institute Arms...

Presidents, Nuclear Reductions and the Senate

April 2013

Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Arms Control Initiative, points out that nuclear reduction efforts have not always been accomplished through treaties requiring 2/3 majority in the Senate.

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...

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.

A New View on the Financial and Economic Crisis of 2007-2010

October 2010

Europe Center Visiting Scholar Roland Benedikter publishes first text from a social finance viewpoint and in a US-European comparative perspective.

Paper on new START Treaty by Steven Pifer

July 2010

In a June 4, 2010 policy paper from the Brookings Institution's Center on the United States and Europe, Steven Pifer outlines common objectives to the new START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty)...

New paper on Ukraine's geopolitical choice in 2009

November 2009

In a new policy paper from the Brookings Institution's Center on the United States and Europe, Steven Pifer, former ambassador to Ukraine, outlines Ukraine's competing geopolitical options as...

Former U.N. Special Envoy to Darfur Jan Eliasson addresses global crisis management

April 2009

Addressing the Forum on Contemporary Europe, Ambassador Jan Eliasson offered a new model for global crisis management of concerns ranging from piracy to global poverty.

Former Spanish Prime Minister speaks at Stanford

November 2008

Former Prime Minister of Spain José María Aznar delivered a public lecture to an overflow crowd at Stanford University on November 17, 2008.

Joffe reviews Herring's 'From Colony to Superpower' in NYT

November 2008

"The strength of this book is the author's Herculean power of synthesis," writes FSI senior fellow Josef Joffe in the New York Times.

FSI Director Blacker discusses trans-Atlantic relations at Vienna's Renner Institut

February 2007

On February 7, in Vienna, FSI Director Chip Blacker gave a distinguished scholar lecture on "U.S.-European Relations after the Iraq War." The talk, which was held at the Renner Institut and co...

European Forum 2005-06 Year Update

June 2006

The European Forum at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University had an eventful and exciting 2005-06 academic year.

European Forum Fall 2005 Update

November 2005

The 2005-06 Academic Year got off to an exciting start for the European Forum.

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Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Portrait of Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Professor of the Practice Shorenstein APARC Fellow, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science