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Film Screening: “The Battle of Algiers”

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 by Guest

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:00 pm,  Bldg. 320, Room 105, 450 Serra Mall  “The Battle of Algiers” (1966) by Gillo Pontecorvo (French, Arabic, English) Moderator: Dan Edelstein Sponsored by the France-Stanford Center/Mediterranean Studies Forum In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government. This screening […]

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Yugoslav Space Twenty Years After Srebrenica

Posted on May 6th, 2015 by Guest

May 15 (Fri) – 9:45am – 6:00pm Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University An international conference organized by the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: May 14, 2015 at 5:45 PM Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building Renata […]

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Arab Excellence: Inspiring Role Models to Empower the Youth

Posted on April 17th, 2015 by Guest

May 6, 2015, 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm, Venue: TBD, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street) Arab Excellence: Inspiring Role Models to Empower the Youth Featuring: Dr. Hassanein: Successful Entrepreneur, mentor and venture capitalist Dr. Abraham: Co-founder and CEO of comScore Dr. Boumehdi: Lecturer at Stanford University and Member of the Arab Excellence Team […]

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Ghazi Ben Ahmed: The Tunisian Transition

Posted on April 15th, 2015 by Guest

April 21, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM, Okimoto Conference Room, 3rd Floor East Wing, Encina Hall (616 Serra Street) Ghazi Ben Ahmed: The Tunisian Transition and The Challenge of Youth Alienation Social and economic grievances of Tunisian youth played a major role in igniting the uprising in Tunisia, and more generally, the so-called Arab Spring. Despite a successful […]

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Scott Kilner: Reflections of a Diplomat

Posted on March 27th, 2015 by Guest

April 15, 2015, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Encina Hall West Room 208  Scott Kilner “A Career in U.S. Foreign Policy: Reflections of a U.S. Diplomat on Europe, Turkey and Afghanistan” Stanford alumnus Scott Kilner (BA 1974) will discuss his 32 years of service as a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, including observations on the Washington policy process and representing the United States […]

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Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy: From Factual to Counter-factual God

Posted on March 13th, 2015 by Guest

 April 2, 2015, 12: 00 pm Bechtel Conference Center, Main Hall (616 Serra Street) From Factual to Counter-factual God: A Dialogue Between Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. More   [Co-sponsored by the Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for South Asia]

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Paul Amar: The End of Neoliberalism

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Guest

February 26, 2015, 12:00-1:30 pm, Encina Hall Ground Floor Conference Room E008 Paul Amar (University of California, Santa Barbara) “Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism Paul Amar will discuss his book The Security Archipelago, winner of the 2014 Charles Taylor Book Award of the American Political Science Association. The book provides an […]

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Thomas de Waal: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide

Posted on January 13th, 2015 by Guest

February 20, 2015, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Encina Central CISAC Central Conference Room Thomas de Waal (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) “Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide” Thomas de Waal is a senior associate in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington D.C. […]

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Ana Gomez-Bravo: Food and Racial Profiling in Fifteenth Century Spain

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Guest

February 11, 2015, 4:00 pm, Building 360, CCSRE Conference Room Ana Gomez-Bravo (University of Washington) “Jewish/Converso Food and Racial Profiling in Fifteenth Century Spain” In the context of changing identities and the emphasis on ancestries in medieval Spain, the ability to categorize an individual of mixed descent became both necessary and increasingly difficult. In the middle of the fifteenth […]

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Şuhnaz Yılmaz: Turkish-Russian Relations in a Turbulent Region

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Guest

March 3, 2015 12:00 pm Encina Central CISAC Conference Room Şuhnaz Yılmaz (Koc University) “Turkish-Russian Relations in a Turbulent Region and the Challenges of Eurasian Energy Politics” The Crimean crisis and developments in Ukraine has once again brought the shores of the Black Sea and debates about a resurgent Russia’s flexing its muscle into the limelight. […]

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