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Human Trafficking: How Technology Can Be Used to Fight Back

January 31, 2014

AbstractIncreasingly, technology is being used to facilitate trafficking and other forms of child sexual exploitation.

Are Crowdsourced Maps the Future of Community Self-Governance? Food, Land, and Water

January 10, 2014

AbstractEarlier generations of radicals understood themselves to be in an ongoing battle against the privatization of land and water.  They instrumentalized maps in the court system as a tool for...

Albie Sachs Workshop

June 27, 2013

The event will be a dialogue with Justice Sachs about contemporary human rights challenges in South Sfrica and the role South Africa plays in the region.

Health and Human Rights in South Africa Today

June 27, 2013

Justice Sachs will deliver the keynote address for Summer Session's Human Rights Intensive in CEMEX Auditorium on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Special Workshop with Social Entrepreneuers in Residence at Stanford

May 3, 2013

Co-sponsored with the Branner Hall Public Service Program Bring your ideas and questions to discuss with this dynamic group of change-makers and learn first-hand about how they have transformed a...

Liberation Technology Projects at the D.School

October 25, 2012

Five teams present their ideas on tackling pressing social problems with mobile phone applications.

Inequality, electoral competition and public goods: A sub-national assessment

March 8, 2012

Abstract:   CDDRL pre-doctoral Alex Ruiz Euler will explore the evolution of inequality at the municipal level in Mexico with original measures constructed using household-level data from 1990,...

Mobile-for-Development Meets Human-Centered Design: Field Experiments in Kenya

November 18, 2011

*******NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION******* AbstractThe proliferation of information and communication technology in even the lowest-income communities has created space for innovative ICT-based...

Ten Years of Failed Transition to Democracy in Mexico: The Struggle between Modernity and Feudalism in Society

March 31, 2011

Antonio Purón was a senior partner of McKinsey & Company in the Mexico Office until January 2008.  His 27 year practice concentrated on serving clients in the energy, chemicals and...

Can ICT Improve Clean Water Delivery Systems in Slums? Lessons from Kibera

February 11, 2011

Water is scarce, costly, and contaminated in Kibera, Nairobi -- one of Africa's largest urban slums.

Mobile Development Meets Design Thinking

September 23, 2010

A class was given in the dSchool last spring.

Smart Green Cities: New Technologies, New Strategies, New Practices

May 10, 2010

Focus In 2008, for the first time a majority of the world's population lived in cities.

Film and War Memories in Asia: Yamato (film screening)

November 21, 2008

This is the second phase of a three year research effort to compare the formation of the divided memories in Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States.  We will conduct a comparative...

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project: Evaluating the Impact of the FCTC

April 10, 2008

Professor Geoffrey T. Fong will be speaking on the impact ofthe FCTC, as part of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Proeject.

People

Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship