Archived News and Events

 
  • Study Trip to Brazil -IPS students meet with minister of foreign affairs and ministries of environment and social development during their study trip to Brazil, March 19-27, 2011.
  • Agricultural Policy in Developing Countries -Walter Falcon Deputy Director, Program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE)Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute on International Studies (FSI)Senior Fellow, Woods Institute on the EnvironmentProfessor International Agricultural Policy, EmeritusWednesday, March 2 4:15-6:00 p.m.
  • Security Issues and Nuclear Policy Lynn Eden Associate Director for Research and Senior Research Scholar
  • Center of International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) Wednesday, February 23 4:15-6:00 p.m. North Korea
  • Daniel Sneider Associate Director for Research
  • David Straub Associate Director of Korean Studies Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC) Wednesday, February 16 4:15-6:00 p.m.
  • Public Health in Developing Countries Dr. Paul Wise Professor of Pediatrics Senior Fellow, Center for Health Policy 
  • and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) Wednesday, February 9 4:15-6:00 p.m. Opportunities in
  • US Treasury Office of international Affairs        
  • William Foster International Economist US Department of the Treasury Office of South and Southeast Asian Nations Thursday, February 3 12:00-1:00 p.m.Democratization and International Political Economy Francis Fukuyama Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) Wednesday, January 26 4:15-6:00 p.m.Nuclear Security and Strategy Scott Sagan Co-director, Center for International Security and Cooperation Senior Fellow, FSI, and Professor of Political Science Wednesday, January 19 4:15-6:00 pm.IPS Alumni Reception Washington, DC Tuesday, December 7 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Energy and Sustainable Development Mark Thurber Associate Director for Research Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Wednesday, November 17 4:15-6:00 p.m.
  • International Women's Human Rights Kavita Ramdas Visiting Scholar Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) President and CEO, Global Fund for Women Wednesday, November 10 4:15-6:00 p.m.
  • Political Terrorism Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow Center for International Security and Cooperation
  • and FSI, Professor of Political Science Wednesday, November 3 4:15-6:00 p.m.
  • Statebuilding and Stabilization in Afghanistan Ben Rowswell Visiting Scholar Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law Former Representative of Canada  and Deputy Head of Mission, Afghanistan Wednesday, October 27
  • 4:15-6:00 p.m. 
  • Working at the World Bank and CGAP Presentation and Discussion Margaret Miller MA, International Policy Studies, 1986  Senior Economist CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) Thursday, October 21 12:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Payne Distinguished Lecture Series 2010:  Mexico at a Crossroads Carlos Pascual US Ambassador to Mexico  
  • Wednesday, October 20 4:30-6:00 p.m. 
  • Chinese Assessments of the Obama Administration's Nuclear Posture Review Thomas Fingar Oksenberg/Rohlen Distinguished Fellow Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) Chairman, National Intelligence Council, 2005-2008 Wednesday, October 13  4:15-6:00 p.m. 
  • Good Governance and Poltical Reform in the Arab World Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law
  • Wednesday, October 6
  • The 2010 annual report outlines the success of Stanford's International Initiative since its inception in 2005, January 11 2011.
  • IPS Director Kathryn Stoner-Weiss is awarded a research grant from the Global Underdevelopment Action Fund by the Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI), November 29, 2010.
  • Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, Stanford Law School professor, has been named co-director of Stanford's Center for Security and International Cooperation (CISAC), November 12, 2010.
  • Francis Fukuyama, one of the world's preeminent experts on democracy, development, and governance, joins Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies (FSI), July 2010.
  • IPS graduates presented "Lessons for the Afghanistan Counterinsurgency Campaign," a practicum report, at the National Counterrorism Center's Terrorist Incidents Conference, July 28, 2010.
  • Former IPS Director and Co-Director of the Managing Global Insecurity Project, Professor Stephen Stedman, hosts US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a session on National Security Strategy at the Brookings Institution, May 27, 2010.
  • Alan Gutman ('92), Legal Counsel, UN Secretariat, and UN Office of Human Resources staff Lynne Rosenberg and Matthew Sanidas spoke to students about careers at the UN, May 12, 2010.
  • IPS students met with the prime minister, minister of foreign affairs, and US ambassador during Turkey study trip, March 20-28, 2010.
  • The International Career Panel hosted by Stanford's Division of International, Comparative, and Area Studies (ICA) featured Andrea Chartock ('97), senior development specialist at DAI; Nate Aden, MA, East Asian Studies, 2005, senior research associate on energy policy in the China program at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories; Lindsay Caldwell, MA, African Studies, 2009, consultant at Cultural Practice, LLC; Louis O'Neill, MA, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, 1992, US Ambassador and Former Head of OSCE to Moldova; and Alicia Riley, MA, Latin American Studies, 2008, Latina Program Coordinator for the Women's Cancer Resource Center, February 26, 2010.
  • Professor and Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice took questions on US foreign policy from IPS students, February 25, 2010.
  • Anthony Heard, Deputy Director of Communications, Office of the Presidency, South Africa, 1994-2009, discussed his experience serving former Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki, February 17, 2010.
  • President Hennessy's latest letter to alumni addressed Stanford's growing global outreach and influence. He named three FSI scholars, Michael McFaul, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, and Paul Stockton, holding major positions in the Obama administration and noted how Stanford faculty and students are tackling multidisciplinary challenges through the International Initiative to advance knowledge and create a better future for people worldwide. 
  • Kelly Spann ('10), Strategy Consultant and Case Team Leader for the Monitor Group, presented research on the integration of gender into TechnoServe's economic development programs in East Africa.  Sandile Hlatshwayo ('10) presented research on the efficacy of cash transfers in South Africa, January 13, 2010.
  • IPS Director Professor Stephen J. Stedman and Professor Rosamond Naylor awarded funding to develop IPS course on relationship between climate change and conflict, January 2010.
  • Minister-Counselor of Political Affairs at the Brazilian Embassy to the U.S. Achilles Zaluar presented his views on nuclear disarmament, November 2009.
  • Bruce Jones, Director and Senior Fellow of the NYU Center on International Cooperation, and IPS Director Stephen J. Stedman discussed their book Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats, November 2009.
  • Erica Gaston, Consultant on Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan and Pakistan for the Open Society Institute, spoke on the impact of Afghan political disenchantment on US options in Afghanistan, October 2009.
  • IPS Director, Stephen J. Stedman, interviewed with Managing Global Insecurity co-authors on National Public Radio's "Forum," May 2009. 
  • IPS students met with China's Vice Foreign Minister in Beijing, March 2009. more 
  • Managing Global Insecurity project launched “A Plan for Action" at the Freeman Spogli Institute’s Transitions 2009 Conference. more
  • IPS affiliated professor, Michael McFaul, appointed to national security posts. mor
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