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Arab Barometer Wave IV

March 26, 2018

This event is co-sponsored with The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies. ABSTRACTThe Arab Barometer is the first and largest project of its kind that gives voice to the opinions and concerns of...

Political Contestation and New Social Forces in the Middle East and North Africa

March 9, 2018

Please note: Registration for the conference is open only to Stanford University affiliates. A valid SUNet ID is required to register. Click here to register.

Personal and Party Representation in Contemporary Europe: Effects on Intra-party Dynamics

May 28, 2015

ABSTRACT:This study explores the relationship between elected representatives and the parties they belong to in the European context.

Women in Policy

February 18, 2015

Event DescriptionJoin us to hear from female speakers with experience at all levels of policy-making, learn about the challenges that women face in the political arena, and explore solutions to...

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

LGBT Rights and Public Health: Tensions and Potential in Collaboration

March 13, 2014

AbstractThe framework of "LGBT rights" can be critiqued as challenging tradition or as culturally specific, yet at the same time, it can be essential to one's sense of identity and justice.

Trauma and Technology: The Role of ICT in Women’s Safety and Mental Health Interventions

February 28, 2014

  Abstract: This talk is motivated by increased efforts in ICTD to lower rates of violence against women (VAW) worldwide.

Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series: Gender Equality and Health: Realizing the Promise of Adolescence

January 30, 2014

**** PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF SPEAKER*** Dr. Susan Kasedde currently serves as Senior Advisor and Team Leader on HIV and Adolescents for UNICEF based in New York since November 2009.

Technology, Accountability and Democracy in South Asia and Beyond

January 17, 2014

Conference on the relationship between technology, accountability and democracy with a focus on South Asia

Do National Human Rights Institutions Work?

November 14, 2013

Abstract:  Do human rights institutions work?

University Expansion in a Changing Global Economy:Triumph of the BRICs?

October 31, 2013

Speaker bio: Martin Carnoy is the Vida Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University School of Education.

Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

October 22, 2013

The Mediterranean Studies Forum presents a panel discussion about the popular protests and recent developments in the Middle East.

Combating Corruption with Mobile Phones in India

October 17, 2013

AbstractI will discuss an ambitious project by the Program on Liberation Technology to fight corruption with mobile phones.

The Economic Consequences of Drug Trafficking Violence in Mexico

April 11, 2013

Abstract: The levels of violence in Mexico have dramatically increased in the last few years due to structural changes in the drug trafficking business.

Mere Straws in the Wind or Genuine Change? Society, Culture and Public Opinion under China's New Leadership

March 14, 2013

Early returns suggest that it may not be business as usual in state-society relations, with the Party-state being compelled to respond to an increasingly discontented and vocal society, and that a...

The Limitations of Information in Fostering Civic Activity: Experimental Evidence from Mali

March 14, 2013

Abstract: Civic engagement underpins a healthy democracy when it provides channels outside of elections for citizens to express preferences and demands to politicians.

Intermediaries are Liabilities: The New Technologies of Liberation

January 18, 2013

  Abstract:Centralized digital infrastructure has created a dangerous environment for both activist movements and consumers.

The Marikana Mineworkers Massacre and the Crisis of Democracy in Post-Apartheid South Africa

December 4, 2012

Abstract: Mazibuko Jara, one of the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence this fall through CDDRL’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship, will be discussing the August 16 massacre of striking mineworkers...

Customary Law and the Constitution in Post-Apartheid South Africa

October 31, 2012

This is co-sponsered with Stanford's Center for Africa Studies Abstract: Rural dwellers in the former homeland areas of South Africa are now increasingly defined as rightless subjects, as a result...

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

Democratic Transition and Development in the Arab World

April 26, 2012

The third ARD annual conference examineي the challenges, key issues, and ways forward for social and economic development in the Arab world during this period of democratic transition.  Day One -...

Stanford US-Russia Forum Capstone Conference

April 18, 2012

________________________________________________Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum Capstone Conference April 18 - 20, 2012, Stanford University                                                              ...

The Commitment to Public Services in India

February 23, 2012

Abstract: There is a wide diversity in the provision of public services in India.

People

Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Deborah L. Rhode Professor, Law
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Francisco Ramirez Professor, Education
Cesángari López Martínez Research Staff, CDDRL
Kristin Chandler Administrative Manager, CDDRL