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Algorithms, Privacy & the Future of Tech Regulation in California

January 11, 2022

Register Now California-grown technology has led the nation and world in multiple ways—from democratizing the ways we live, work and play, to posing enormous ethical and social challenges that have...

The World House Documentary Film Festival

December 7, 2021

A documentary film festival featuring films speaking to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s vision of the World House For the 2022 King Holiday, the World House Project will host a free, four-day webinar and...

Fisher Family CDDRL Honors Program Information Session AY 22-23

December 1, 2021

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be accepting applications from eligible juniors on who are interested in writing their senior thesis on a subject touching...

Turkey-US Relations: Can the Vicious Cycle be Broken?

December 1, 2021

Turkey-US relations have been going through the most turbulent episode since 2016.

America in One Room Climate and Energy: Discussion Results from a National Deliberative Poll

November 17, 2021

America in One Room: Climate and Energy, a Helena project, is the largest controlled experiment with "in-depth deliberation" ever held in the U.S.

The Troubling State of India's Democracy

November 12, 2021

About the Session: Join Dinsha Mistree, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution and in the Rule of Law Program at Stanford Law School, to discuss "The Troubling State of India's Democracy," a...

The World House Global Network presents Saumitra Jha

November 8, 2021

On Friday, November 12, 2021, at 10:00 am PT, The World House Global Network is honored to host Saumitra Jha who will discuss: "Nonviolence: Lessons from India's Independence Struggle." Register...

Cuba en el siglo XXI

October 29, 2021

Join us for a conversation on Cuba led by scholars and professionals within and outside Cuba who will discuss contemporary Cuba from a variety of perspectives.

The World House Global Network presents Gerald and Marita Grudzen

October 26, 2021

On Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 10am PT, The World House Global Network is honored to have Gerald and Marita Grudzen, founders of Global Ministries University who will discuss: "A Case Study in...

The World House Global Network presents Andre Kamenshikov

October 20, 2021

On Friday, October 22, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 am PT, The World House Global Network is honored to have Andre Kamenshikov as our guest speaker.

Thinking about Democracy and Revolution: Egypt’s 2011 Uprising

October 13, 2021

Egypt’s 2011 uprising is widely held to be a case of either failed democratic transition or inauthentic revolution.

Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program Opening Event

October 5, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Tunisia: Political Conflict after July 25

October 4, 2021

This panel will examine the evolving political conflicts in Tunisia since the July 25 power grab executed by President Kais Saied that has been widely characterized as a step toward cementing...

The American Passport in Turkey – Book talk with Ozlem Altan Olcay and Evren Balta

September 22, 2021

The American Passport in Turkey explores the diverse meanings and values that people outside of the United States attribute to U.S.

System Error, Live! With Rob Reich, Mehran Sahami, and Jeremy Weinstein

September 21, 2021

 Register for System Error, Live! This event will be held outside on Stanford's campus.

Why is Osman Kavala in jail? Law, politics and human rights in Turkey

September 15, 2021

Osman Kavala, a Turkish philanthropist and civil society leader, has been in jail for four years without conviction.

Shooting for the Moon, embracing failure, learning fast: How to build a culture of innovation in any organization

September 14, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, CDDRL will be hosting hybrid events.

Nationalist Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy

September 9, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, FSI will be hosting hybrid events.

An Address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

August 24, 2021

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is honored to host the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, for an address on U.S.-Ukrainian relations.

The Rise and Fall of Technology in Chinese History

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Joseph Needham famously asked why China did not have its own Industrial Revolution.

Wars and Freedoms

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Saumitra Jha and Steven Wilkinson's book project, Wars and Freedoms, makes the case that, throughout human history, external wars are common catalysts for political change at...

Accomplishment – Book Talk with Sir Michael Barber

August 12, 2021

There is no secret formula for success. But what if there were a pattern you could follow? A way of mapping the route and navigating the obstacles that arise?

Presidential Influence on Democratic Norms

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: Do voters value their political party over democracy?

Solving Public Problems

August 12, 2021

About the Seminar: In this time of great challenges, our democracies urgently need to produce citizens who can move from demanding change to making it.

People

Kathryn Stoner Kathryn Stoner Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution, Professor (by courtesy), Political Science
tomz Michael Tomz Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL and CISAC Professor, Political Science, Chair of the Department of Political Science
Francis Fukuyama Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow Director, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Didi Kuo Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Amr Hamzawy Headshot Amr Hamzawy Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL
Photo of Anna Grzymala-Busse Anna Grzymala-Busse Senior Fellow Director, TEC, Professor, Political Science
Nate Grubman Nate Grubman Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Nariman Ustaiev Headshot Nariman Ustaeiv UELP Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
bmkhigh Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
2022 Michael McFaul Headshot Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
weinstein Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science