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Scholarly Publications

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law

December 2011

From Oxford University Press: There is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea of human rights was a product of the Enlightenment but that a self-conscious and broad-based human rights...

The Origins of Authoritarianism in Pakistan

October 2009

What ails the Pakistani polity?

Gender, Citizenship and Political Agency in Lebanon

December 2008

Other Publications

Change the Focus on Iraq

September 2002

PALO ALTO, CALIF.A year ago, a group of terrorists from Saudi Arabia and Egypt attacked the United States using box cutters as their weapons and citing extremist versions of Islamic fundamentalism...

News

The Dangers of Disruption

December 2016

"In Silicon Valley, where I live, the word “disruption” has an overwhelmingly positive valence: Thousands of smart, young people arrive here every year hoping to disrupt established ways of doing...

Ben Abdallah leaves Stanford for the UK

June 2014

Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah, a consulting professor at CDDRL is leaving Stanford at the end of this academic year to pursue research in Islamic studies in the United Kingdom.

Historic summit to convene leaders of the new Middle East at Stanford

April 2012

The American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford will host its inaugural conference April 10 to 14, convening exceptional young leaders together to share their ideas, seed potential...

Events

Arabic Conversation Session with Zahera Harb

May 19, 2014

*Open only to Stanford students.*  Speaker Bio:  Zahera Harb is one of the six 2013-2014 FSI-Humanities Center International Visitors and will be in residence at Stanford in May 2014.

Imagining Global Health with Justice

February 13, 2014

AbstractThe scope and complexity of global health can be overwhelming, making it difficult to form an inspiring and unified vision for the future.

Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK

January 30, 2014

Abstract: We design an original laboratory experiment to investigate whether redistributive actions hinder the formation of Pareto-improving groups.

Multimedia

Liz Moreton, Battersea Arts Centre; Suzie Henderson, Creative Development

June 2015

To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 ----Speaker Bio:  Liz Moreton is a Senior Producer for London’s Battersea Arts Centre, the UK’s most influential theatre (The...

Paul Heritage, Queen Mary University of London

June 2015

 To view more media from the conference, please visit: http://cddrl.fsi.stanford.edu/multimedia/povgov-conference-2015 --------Speaker Bio: Paul Heritage is a Professor of Drama and Performance at Queen Mary University of London, International...

People

Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Andrea L. Everett Visiting Scholar, CDDRL