Institutions and Organizations

Scholarly Publications

Social Conflict and Political Violence in Africa

April 2009

A growing fraction of the world's civil wars seem to be breaking out on the African continent, and in the last few decades it has acquired a reputation as a hotbed of violence and warfare.  Social...

Japan in the U.S. Press: Bias and Stereotypes

December 2005

Since Europeans first encounters with Japanese, reportage of Japan has been riddled with stereotypes and paradox-rendering Japan as the West's exotic Other.

News

SPICE launches 'The Road to Beijing'

September 2008

The Stanford program on International and Cross-cultural Education (SPICE) has just announced a major new interdisciplinary, interactive initiative for middle school and high school students on the...

Understanding China's Development Through the Lens of Education

June 2011

China today is in the midst of sweeping changes. The economy is roaring ahead. Millions of rural families are uprooting themselves in search of better lives in the city.

Human rights curriculum for the 21st century

October 2011

The Stanford Report covered the recently launched Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative, which brings human rights curriculum into the classrooms of California community colleges to transform...

Events

SPICE Webinar: "Human Rights Day 2020: Teacher Workshop on Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

December 5, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/8oDHKdyhZO0   In recognition of Human Rights Day on December 10, SPICE is honored to feature Dr.

Multimedia

Governance and Corruption

August 2014

“Governance and Corruption” is the inaugural video for Scholars Corner, a collection of videos featuring FSI scholars discussing contemporary issues and research in their fields of expertise.In “Governance and Corruption,” Francis Fukuyama, the...

The Use of Lethal Force by the Police in Rio de Janeiro and the Pacification Process

May 2015

In this video, Stanford Professor Beatriz Magaloni discusses her ongoing research on police practices in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Building a Nation

October 2017

Érika Pani is a research professor at the Center for Historical Studies at El Colegio de México, where she works on the political history of Mexico and the United States during the nineteenth century.

People

Waka Takahashi Brown Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan
naomi funahashi Naomi Funahashi Manager, Reischauer Scholars Program and Teacher Professional Development
rylan sekiguchi Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima