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Blogs / January 17, 2022
SPICE recommends the use of a short lecture—titled “Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy” by Dr. Clayborne Carson—for high school and college levels.
News / January 7, 2022
Former prime minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk joins Michael McFaul on the World Class Podcast to analyze Russia's aggression towards Ukraine and how it fits into Vladamir Putin's...
Commentary / January 5, 2022
On the first anniversary of the riot at the U.S. Capitol, scholars from across FSI reflect on the ongoing ramifications the violence is having on America's domestic politics and international...
News / December 10, 2021
Available through Stanford Continuing Studies, "American Prophet: The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr." will run online for eight weeks on Thursdays from January 20 through March...
Larry Diamond Named Mosbacher Senior Fellow in Global Democracy at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
News / December 9, 2021
CDDRL’s Larry Diamond, a world-renowned expert on comparative democracy, is recognized for a career of impact on students, policymakers and democratic activists around the world.
Q&As / November 30, 2021
A first-of-its-kind study from Jeremy M. Weinstein, Graeme Blair and Fotini Christia shows that the celebrated practice of community policing may have few, if any, positive impacts on communities in...
News / November 11, 2021
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL hosted a talk featuring Mona El-Ghobashy, Clinical Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at New York University, who discussed her latest book...
Together For Our Planet: Americans are More Aligned on Taking Action on Climate Change than Expected
Q&As / November 3, 2021
New data from the Center for Deliberative Democracy suggests that when given the opportunity to discuss climate change in a substantive way, the majority of Americans are open to taking proactive...
News / November 1, 2021
The professorship is named in honor of Stanford’s first faculty member in international relations and was previously held by former CDDRL Director Steve Krasner.
News / November 1, 2021
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL hosted a panel featuring Tunisian activists, who examined the threat of authoritarian resurgence in the country after the power grab executed...
News / October 26, 2021
After a hiatus due to the pandemic, fellows of the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program are now on campus, ready to begin their ten months attending classes and working on projects tackling issues...
News / October 7, 2021
Honcharuk, formerly the prime minister of Ukraine, will focus on examining what Western allies can do to support Ukraine in its struggle to thrive as a democracy in Eastern Europe while at Stanford.
News / October 6, 2021
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL, in partnership with the Arab Studies Institute, is pleased to announce the release of the third episode of Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video...
News / October 5, 2021
After the program was postponed in 2020, the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of law is pleased to have Yulia Bezvershenko, Denis Gutenko, and Nariman Ustaiev join us on campus this year.
The World House Project, Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision of a More Just and Peaceful Future, Launches at FSI
News / October 4, 2021
Led by Clayborne Carson, the new project works to realize King's vision of the world as a large house in which "we must learn somehow to live with each other in peace.”
News / September 15, 2021
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL, in partnership with the Arab Studies Institute, is pleased to announce the release of the second episode of Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video...
News / September 9, 2021
SYSTEM ERROR Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot By Rob Reich, Mehran Sahami and Jeremy M. Weinstein
‘Everything is Possible in Ukraine’: President Volodymyr Zelensky Addresses Stanford Community During Historic Visit
News / September 9, 2021
President Zelensky outlined the steps his administration is undertaking to bring increased digitization to Ukraine, curb corruption and create more equitable access to public services for more...
News / September 8, 2021
On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, four Stanford scholars and leading experts in national security, terrorism and contemporary conflict – Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart, Martha Crenshaw and Lisa Blaydes...
News / September 7, 2021
Three Stanford professors want people to press control-alt-delete on how we think about our relationship to Big Tech. In a new book, they seek to empower all of us to create a technological future...
News / September 3, 2021
The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to welcome six pre- and postdoctoral fellows who will be joining us for the 2021-22 academic year. These scholars will...
News / August 27, 2021
Stoner, a Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) and Professor of Political Science (by courtesy) at Stanford, will lead the Center’s efforts to understand how...