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Taiwan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Re-appraisal

April 22, 2016

This half-day symposium will bring together scholars and practitioners to reconsider Taiwan's prospects for entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership in light of the conclusion of negotiations in...

The Sunflower Movement and the Future of Taiwan's Political Culture

October 13, 2015

Abstract Based on first-hand participant-observation, this talk will examine the culture, politics, and spatiality of the Sunflower Movement.

Taiwan's National Security and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: The International Law Dimension

July 1, 2015

AbstractThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is widely regarded as the economic component of the US strategy of “rebalance” to Asia.

Egypt’s Bread Intifada: On the Subject of the People

February 17, 2015

Abstract:Over the last four years of upheaval in the Arab world, the notion of “the people,” Egyptian and otherwise, has proven profoundly resilient.  It is these “people”—as individuals and a...

Workers and Revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia

January 21, 2015

Abstract:Arab workers participated prominently in the popular uprisings of 2011.

The Politics of Polarization: Taiwan in Comparative Perspective

October 17, 2014

Over the past year and more, Taiwan’s political elite has been deadlocked over the question of deepening economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

Economies and Identities: The Politics of Taiwan's Globalization in the Age of China

May 5, 2014

Abstract: For several weeks in March and April, university students in Taiwan camped out in the legislative and cabinet offices to protest the Cross-Strait Agreement on Trade in Services between...

The Contested Corners of Asia: Subnational Conflict and International Development Assistance: A Report of The Asia Foundation

February 27, 2014

  Abstract: Subnational conflict is the most widespread, enduring, and deadly form of conflict in Asia.

“Protest Soundscapes in the Middle East”

December 3, 2013

Abstract: The Tahrir and Gezi Park protests were, amongst many other things, moments of energetic artistic creativity, in the sound world as well as other domains.

Democratic Governance in China

October 21, 2013

Professor Yu Keping will systematically survey the dominant processes and key issues of China’s governance changes over the last 30 years since reform.

Isolation Versus Engagement: The Taiwanese Constitutional Court's Use of Foreign Law

March 8, 2013

Abstract: It has been said that constitutional court judges around the world increasingly participate in a "global judicial dialogue" that causes judges to make increased use of foreign law.

Ethnicity and Political Responsiveness in China

February 7, 2013

Speaker Bio: Greg Distelhorst is a Ph.D.

Maritime Issues in East Asia: Finding Peaceful Solutions

November 29, 2012

This seminar will discuss the current issues surrounding the sovereignty of the Diaoyutai Islets and the East China Sea peace initiative of the government of the Republic of China, Taiwan, through...

Maritime Issues in Asia, Finding Peaceful Solutions

November 29, 2012

Prof. Edward I–Hsin Chen, who earned his Ph.D.

From Planned Economy to Market Economy: Taiwan's Economic Transformation

November 16, 2012

Abstract: This talk will unveil the story of Taiwan’s economic transformation between 1949 and 1960, as Chiang Kai-shek and his Nationalist leaders turned away from a command economy to build a...

Turkey and the Arab Spring: Between Ethics and Self-Interest

November 15, 2012

Abstract: Turkey redefined its geographical security environment over the last decade by deepening its engagement with neighboring regions, especially with the Middle East.

Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America

May 8, 2012

The Program on Human Rights and the Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to host the Conference "Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Latin America".

Globalization and How Its Many Forms Contribute to Human Trafficking

February 29, 2012

Jyoti Sanghera is the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Representative in Nepal.

Program on Human Rights Collaboratory: Cultural Heritage - The biopolitics of human rights

October 19, 2011

The Program on Human Rights Collaboratory Series is an interdisciplinary investigation of human rights in the humanities.

Music Videos and Arab Public Life: Contention and Circulation

February 10, 2011

Music videos are ubiquitous in contemporary Arab public life.

The Pseudo-Democrat's Dilemma: Why Election Observation Became an International Norm

January 27, 2011

Susan Hyde is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at Yale University, where she is affiliated with the MacMillian Center and the Institute for Social and Policy...

Transforming Politics via Delegation to International Courts

January 19, 2011

Karen Alter's current research investigates how the proliferation of international legal mechanisms is changing international relations.  Her book in progress, The New Terrain of International Law:...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : The Evolving Transnational Legal Order

January 19, 2011

Karen Alter's current research investigates how the proliferation of international legal mechanisms is changing international relations.  Her book in progress, The New Terrain of International Law:...

Is Liberal Society a Parasite on Tradition?

November 5, 2010

SAMUEL BOWLES, (PhD, Economics, Harvard University) is Research Professor at the Santa Fe Institute where he heads the Behavioral Sciences Program.

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Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Ertharin Cousin Visiting Scholar, FSE Visiting Scholar, FSE
Shavit Matias Visiting Scholar, CDDRL