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Domination and Resistance: The State and University in Post-Revolutionary Iran

December 6, 2018

Abstract:The Islamization of universities has been the cornerstone of the Iranian regime’s higher educational policy since its ascent to power in 1979.

Indigenous Identity in Latin America

November 29, 2018

Abstract:Today, nearly 9% of people in Latin America identify as Indigenous, ranging from 2% in Argentina to 30% in Guatemala with high within-country variation.

Everyday Defection and Support under Autocracy

November 15, 2018

Abstract:In autocracies, why do some citizens support the regime in power while others defect?

Follow the Echo Chamber: Ideological Sorting on Twitter

November 1, 2018

Abstract:While numerous studies examine the relationship between social media and political behavior, scholars continue to debate its effects on political polarization.

Repression, dissent, and poverty in Zimbabwe

October 25, 2018

Abstract:State repression is used in many countries by unpopular regimes. Why does repression deter dissent in some cases, but encourage it in others?

Avenues of influence for post-Soviet kleptocracy in the West

October 18, 2018

Speaker Bio:Ilya Zaslavskiy is a member of the Advisory Board at the Hudson Institute's Kleptocracy Initiative for which he wrote a report How Non-State Actors Export Kleptocratic Norms to the West...

Political Identities in Colonial and Post-Independence Tunisia

October 11, 2018

Abstract:What explains variation in secular and Islamist political identity and behavior?

The Demise of the Islamist Utopia: What’s Next?

October 10, 2018

ABSTRACTIslamist movements have dominated popular discussions of opposition and change within Arab politics for the past three decades.

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Launch Event

September 17, 2018

Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law invites you to a special event on Oct.

IDENTITY: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, Book launch

September 10, 2018

Abstract:Please join Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) on Sept.

India's New Data Protection Framework: Building an Inclusive Digital Economy that Protects Privacy and Empowers Citizens

August 24, 2018

Please join the Honorable BN Srikrishna, Chairman of the Group of Experts on Data Protection in India & former Justice of the Supreme Court of India, as he discusses the drafting of India's...

A Brief History of Security

June 7, 2018

Speaker(s) Bio: Stephen Stedman is a Freeman Spogli senior fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and FSI, an affiliated faculty member at CISAC, and professor of...

CDDRL Weekly Research Seminar featuring Honor Student Awardees

May 31, 2018

TITLE:  The China Wide Web:  The information Dilemma and the Domestsication of  Cyberspace Qitong Tom CaoMajor:  Political Science; Computer Science (minor); MS&E (Computational Social Science)...

Learning Lessons? A Comparison of Planning for the Occupations of Japan and Iraq

May 24, 2018

Abstract:In 2002 and 2003, Americans pointed to Japan after the Second World War as a model which proved that enemy countries could be remade into stable democratic allies through short military...

South Africa: Expanding circle of democratization

May 17, 2018

Abstract:The South African democratic process has crossed two significant milestones.

Crimea: Russia's Unique Experiment on Integration of Annexed Territory | A Conversation with Mustafa Dzhemilev

May 15, 2018

This event is now full. Please send an email to sj1874@stanford.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list. Crimea has become a precedent in the newest world history.

An Evening with Ece Temelkuran

May 14, 2018

An Evening with ECE TEMELKURANTurkish writer and author of The Time of Mute Swans and Turkey: The Insane and the MelancholyMonday, May 14, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Media Literacy and Civic Confusion: Why What We're Teaching Adds to the Problem

May 10, 2018

Abstract:In the face of information pollution, legislators in seven states have drafted bills to mandate courses in "media literacy" and “digital citizenship.” But what if the problem is not the...

Valuing Peace: The Effects of Financial Market Exposure on Votes and Political Attitudes

May 3, 2018

Abstract:Financial markets expose individuals to the broader economy.

Kofi Annan, in conversation with Francis Fukuyama

May 1, 2018

Co-sponsor: WSD HANDA Center Speaker(s) Bio:Kofi Annan is the Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation which mobilizes political will to overcome threats to peace, development and human rights. Mr.

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

April 30, 2018

The Republic of China on Taiwan spent nearly four decades as a single-party state under dictatorial rule (1949-1987) before transitioning to liberal democracy.

Torture as a method of criminal investigation: the case of criminal justice reform in Mexico

April 26, 2018

 Speaker Bio:Beatriz Magaloni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford...

Inviting Intervention

April 19, 2018

Abstract:Foreign intervention sometimes enters by domestic invitation.

Social Media and Democracy: Assessing the State of the Field and Identifying Unexplored Questions

April 19, 2018

Organized by the Media & Democracy program at the Social Science Research Council, in collaboration with the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and the Center for Advanced Study...

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James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
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Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
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Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Dr. Chonira Enushka Aturupane Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in International Policy
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Scott Rozelle Senior Fellow, Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies