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The Greek Economic and Political Crisis: What it Means for Europe

July 2013

Ruby Gropas is a lecturer in international relations at the law faculty of the Democritus University of Thrace (Komotini) and research fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign...

CDDRL student receives Stanford award for top thesis

June 2013

CDDRL is pleased to announce that undergraduate senior honors student, Anna Barrett Schickele, received the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, a university award given to the...

CDDRL recognizes graduating class of senior honors students

June 2012

Eleven talented Stanford seniors have completed the Undergraduate Senior Honors Program at CDDRL to graduate with honors in democracy, development, and the rule of law.

What the Greek elections mean for Europe’s future

May 2012

Greek voters return to the polls this month after failing in May to elect a parliamentary majority.

Q&A: Stanford’s Fukuyama on European debt crisis

December 2011

European leaders converged in Brussels to figure a way out of a worsening debt crisis and agreed to greater financial oversight and centralization.

A fourth wave or a false start?

May 2011

In a new piece published on the Foreign Affairs website, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond argues that the Arab Spring is witnessing a thawing and freezing across the region as anti-democratic forces...

Announcing the 2012 CDDRL senior honors students

April 2011

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce the 2012 class of Senior Honors Students.

Fukuyama debuts latest book to Stanford community

April 2011

On April 11, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) hosted an event to celebrate the release of Francis Fukuyama's latest book, The Origins of Political Order: From...

Larry Diamond: Transition traps

February 2011

After the peaceful mass uprising that toppled one of the world’s oldest autocracies, it is now possible to imagine the emergence of a genuine democracy in Egypt—the most important country in the...

Diamond provides recommendations for a post-Mubarak world

February 2011

Two decades after the fall of Soviet-bloc dictatorships, popular movements for democracy are erupting in the last regional bastion of authoritarianism: the Arab world.

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