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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.

The Arab Spring and Sudan

February 2, 2012

Speaker Bio: John Prendergast is an author and human rights activist who for over 25 years has worked for peace in Africa.

Making the Resource Curse Disappear: A re-examination of Haber and Menaldo’s “Do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism"

January 26, 2012

Abstract:   Haber and Menaldo (2011) claim there is little evidence that oil is harmful to democracy, and that previous studies to the contrary were corrupted by omitted variable bias.

Human trafficking in times of war: Lessons learned in Bosnia

January 25, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Screening of The Whistleblower

January 11, 2012

"The Whistleblower is a grueling exposé of how human trafficking emerged as a lucrative, far-reaching operation involving the police and UN peacekeepers, many of them protected by diplomatic...

Screening of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

November 5, 2011

Please join the Center on Philanthropy and Civic Society, the Program on Social Entrepreneurship, Spark, and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research for a special evening screening of: Snow...

Women, War & Peace series -- Screening of Peace Unveiled

October 28, 2011

Co-sponsored by Clayman Institute for Gender Research, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Philanthropy & Civil Society, and the Social Entrepreneurship Program (CDDRL).

Women, War and Peace

October 13, 2011

This event is co-sponsored by the Program on Social Entrepreneurship at CDDRL together with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the Program in Ethics in Society, and the Center on...

The Arab Awakening: Governance Lessons for Asia and Beyond

May 4, 2011

The recent uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East represent one of the most dramatic global political developments since the fall of the Berlin Wall.  What factors and forces led to the...

Nothing Short of A Revolution: Women's Movements Might Just Liberate Us All!

February 17, 2011

Kavita Ramdas is an inspirational and mindful leader, an advocate for human rights, open and civil societies, and a respected advisor and commentator on issues of social entrepreneurship,...

Sanela Diana Jenkins HR Series : Human Rights : Rhetoric or Reality?

February 9, 2011

Madeleine Rees qualified as a lawyer in 1990 and became a partner in a large law firm in the UK in 1994 specializing in discrimination law, particularly in the area of employment, and public and...

Participatory Development in East Africa's Largest Slum: The Carolina For Kibera Story

April 6, 2010

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) inspires and nurtures youth leaders in the slum of Kibera, Kenya through a unique model of participatory development.  CFK recognizes the youth of Kibera as resilient,...

The Question of Ethnic & Mass Violence

February 28, 2010

President Barack Obama is reading What Is the What and has recommended that all his staff read it as well.

Human Rights Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

November 20, 2009

The Center for the Study of the Novel is pleased to present a discussion of Professor Joseph Slaughter's new book, Human Rights Inc: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law.

Evaluating International Influences on Democratic Transitions: A Cross-National, Longitudinal Approach

May 26, 2009

Before coming to CDDRL, Miriam Abu Sharkh was employed at the United Nation's specialized agency for work, the International Labour Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Cross-Coupling of International and National Law. Gender Labor Market Non-Discrimination Legislation 1958 - 2005

April 22, 2008

Before coming to CDDRL, Miriam Abu Sharkh was employed at the United Nation's specialized agency for work, the International Labour Organization, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Terrorism Law: Between the Executive and Legislative Models

April 1, 2008

Daphne Barak-Erez LL.B. (Tel-Aviv) (summa cum laude) 1988, LL. M. (Tel-Aviv) (summa cum laude) 1991, and J. S.

The Forgotten Frontline: Effects of War on Women

March 14, 2008

For women, the dangers of war go far beyond the violence of combat.

Fighting for the Seats: Gender Quota and State Feminism in South Korea and Taiwan

January 17, 2008

This is a CDDRL's Special Research Seminar within our Democracy in Taiwan Program.

The Subject of Multiculturalism: Culture, Religion, Language, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Race?

November 16, 2007

Professor Song is presently an Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California at Berkley.

Global Inequality and Birthright Citizenship

May 4, 2007

Ayelet Shachar is a professor of law, political science, and arts and science at the University of Toronto. She received her JSD from Yale Law School in 1997.