Conflict

Scholarly Publications

Overview of the Korean War and Its Legacy

October 2010

The year 2010 marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950.

Why Has War Become Obsolete in Europe

April 2010

It is quite remarkable that a continent, which for much of its modern history was embroiled in internecine warfare, now seems to be one of the most stable regions of the world.

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...

News

“From Cold War to Hot Peace: An Ambassador in Putin’s Russia,” a book talk for educators by Ambassador Michael McFaul

March 2019

On January 18, 2019, Stanford Global Studies and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) hosted a book talk by Professor Michael McFaul.

Stanford historical memory project seeks WWII reconciliation in Asia

March 2016

From atomic bombs to harsh military occupations in the World War II period, the past is very much the present in the Asia Pacific region.Stanford scholars are striving to help heal these wounds...

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...

Multimedia

Mexican Perspectives on the Mexican–U.S. War, 1846–1848

September 2022

Professor Will Fowler is a renowned expert on Mexican history who teaches at the University of St. Andrews. In this video, he presents the Mexican perspective on the Mexican–U.S.

Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide

February 2022

Stanford Professor Norman Naimark is a history professor and Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Introduction to Issues in International Security

February 2022

Introduction to Issues in International Security is a collaboration between the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).