CDDRL Events

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Research Seminar Series

CDDRL's weekly research seminar features speakers that present on the most relevant and timely topics impacting the field of democracy, development and the rule of law. The seminars attract members of the Stanford academic community and beyond who bring original analysis and thinking to bear on debates taking place within this field of study.

Special Events

The Center's special events range from book talks and launches to discussions with visiting scholars to conversations on current events and draw in a diverse audience from Stanford and the broader community.

CDDRL Fall Research Seminar Series

Upcoming Special Events

Hahrie Han October 21

Hahrie Han

Thursday, October 21, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. via Zoom.
Obie Felton and Condoleeza Rice October 27

Obi Felten of Google Moonshots with Condoleeza Rice

Wednesday, October 27, 4:00-5:30 pm. In-person and via Zoom.
Sir Michael Barber November 1

Sir Michael Barber

Monday, November 1, 12:00 pm via Zoom.

Featured Past Events

Flyer for the Historic 2020 Elections event featuring Bruce Cain, Hakeem Jefferson, Didi Kuo, and Nathaniel Persily.

The Historic 2020 Elections

Panel featuring Prof. Nate Persily, Prof. Hakeem Jefferson, and Prof. Bruce Cain

Fast Food, Urban Crises: A History

Fast Food, Urban Crises: A History

Prof. Marcia Chatelain on her Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Franchise

Myanmar’s New Coup: Comparing, Historicizing, and Theorizing

Myanmar’s New Coup: Comparing, Historicizing, and Theorizing

Prof. Dan Slater on the crisis in Myanmar