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Research Seminar Series

CDDRL's weekly research seminar features speakers that present on the most relevant and timely topics impacting the field of democracy, development and the rule of law. The seminars attract members of the Stanford academic community and beyond who bring original analysis and thinking to bear on debates taking place within this field of study.

Special Events

The Center's special events range from book talks and launches to discussions with visiting scholars to conversations on current events and draw in a diverse audience from Stanford and the broader community.

Fall Research Seminar Series

At this time, CDDRL seminars are virtual to the public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to E008 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

Upcoming Special Events

Hicham Alaoui

Pacted Democracy in the Middle East: Tunisia and Egypt in Comparative Perspective

October 31, 12:00 pm PT
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CDDRL 20th Anniversary Conference

November 3 and 4, 2022

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Seminars

The Representation Trap: How and Why Muslims Struggle to Maintain Power in India

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

Virtual to Public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to E008 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

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Automated Repression

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

Virtual to Public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to E008 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

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REDS Seminar: European Security: Past, Present, Future

Thursday, October 13, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
(Pacific)
William J. Perry Conference Room
Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central, C231
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
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Bureaucratic Incentives Under Neopatrimonialism

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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American Democracy and the 2022 Midterm Elections

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

Virtual to Public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to the Philippines Room C330 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

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Lectures

Pacted Democracy in the Middle East: Tunisia and Egypt in Comparative Perspective

Monday, October 31, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

In-person
Encina Commons Room 123
615 Crothers Way, Stanford, CA

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  • Hicham Alaoui

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Defining Bureaucratic Autonomy

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

Virtual to Public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to E008 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

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REDS Seminar: Has the Russian Invasion Strengthened the Liberal World Order?

Thursday, November 3, 2022
12:00 PM
(Pacific)
William J. Perry Conference Room
Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central, C231
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Speaker:

  • Lucan Way, University of Toronto
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Gender Quotas & Public Service Provision in India

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

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REDS Seminar: The Good Deep State: How the Global Patrimonial Wave Endangers our Future

Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:00 PM
(Pacific)
William J. Perry Conference Room
Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central, C231
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305

Speaker:

  • Jeffrey Kopstein, University of California, Irvine
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Religious Cycles of Government Responsiveness

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

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Geographies of Protest in Jordan

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

Virtual to Public. Only those with an active Stanford ID with access to E008 in Encina Hall may attend in person.

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  • Dr. Jillian Schwedler

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Local Leaders, Dispute Arbitration, & Violence in Nigeria

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(Pacific)

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Featured Past Events

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: What it Means and Why You Should Care

Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: What it Means and Why You Should Care

Russian forces invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Why is Ukraine strategically important to Russia and the West? What are the broader global implications of this attack?

The January 6th Capitol Riots

The January 6th Capitol Riots

One year later, Hakeem Jefferson and Didi Kuo discussed January 6th’s impact on American politics, violence and election legitimacy, and the ongoing crisis of democracy.

Ukraine vs Russia: War for Democracy

Ukraine vs Russia: War for Democracy

Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk, the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow at FSI, discusses the ongoing ideological war between Ukraine and Russia.