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From Cold War to Hot Peace

April 2021

Professor Michael McFaul discusses his book, "From Cold War to Hot Peace: A U.S. Ambassador in Putin's Russia," outlining the current state of U.S.–Russia relations and introducing three possible explanations for it.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?

September 2020

What Does It Mean to Be an American? is a free online curriculum for high school and college classes that examines what it means to be an American.

Civil and Human Rights: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy

June 2020

Dr. Clayborne Carson is Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University. In this video, Professor Carson not only discusses Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Iranian Revolution

April 2020

In this video, Professor Abbas Milani discusses Iran and the Iranian Revolution, noting the influence of Iran regionally and in the United States, the significance and impact of the Iranian Revolution, and the Iranian Revolution’s causes and...

Global Connections of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Graciela Márquez Colín, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the global connections that existed during the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for...

Enduring Perceptions of Mexico

October 2017

Juanita Darling, Director of the Latin American Studies Minor at San Francisco State University, discusses enduring perceptions of Mexicans that began during the time of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this...

Legacies of the Mexican Revolution

October 2017

Aurora Gómez-Galvarriato, Professor at Centro de Estudios Históricos (CEH), Colegio de México, discusses the legacies of the Mexican Revolution.A free classroom-friendly discussion guide for this video is available for download below.

Mexican Revolution and Nation-Building

October 2017

Over the course of a week-long workshop for K–12 educators conducted by the Center for Latin American Studies, historians from one of Mexico’s leading universities, El Colegio de México, joined U.S.

Road to Tokyo

February 2017

In 2020, Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic Games, and the city hopes to use its moment in the international spotlight to dazzle the world with its state-of-the-art facilities, technological innovations, impeccable hospitality, and Japan’s...

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

China Under Mao

August 2015

Andrew Walder, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is a political sociologist, specializing in sources of conflict, stability, and change in communist regimes and their successor states.

My Cambodia and My Cambodian America

October 2014

In 1975, a radical new government assumed power in Cambodia and drastically transformed the country. Religion was outlawed, and money was abolished. Mass executions were sanctioned by the state.

My Cambodia

October 2014

In 1975, with the flames of civil war advancing toward Cambodia’s capital city, a young refugee named Khatharya Um fled the country on the eve of its takeover by the Khmer Rouge.

My Cambodian America

October 2014

After the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, over 600,000 Cambodians fled to refugee camps throughout Southeast Asia.

Silk Road Ensemble: The Road to Beijing

December 2013

In this documentary, which features Yo-Yo Ma, students learn about the Silk Road Ensemble and the Ensemble's musicians.

Along the Silk Road

December 2013

The following interactive website was developed as a supplement to the SPICE curriculum, Along the Silk Road, which explores the vast ancient network of cultural, economic, and technological exchange that connected East Asia to the Mediterranean. ...

Japan's Geological Factors

March 2012

Video of Japan's Geological Factors - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 1 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture.

Japan's Distinctive History

March 2012

Video of Japan's Distinctive History - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 2 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto explores distinctive and unique aspects of Japan’s history.

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rylan sekiguchi Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima
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jonas edman Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korea Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
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