The Program in Iranian Studies celebrates Bahram Beyzaie's 10th anniversary at Stanford. Beyzaie is one of Iran's most acclaimed filmmakers, playwrights, and scholars of Iranian theater.
SGS student Gabby Conforti ’22, international relations major Katie Jonsson ’22, and alum Aidan Salamone ’19, organize a fundraiser, called Biking for Beirut, to support victims of the deadly explosion in Beirut on August 4.
Submit your photos to the 2021 SGS student photo contest for a chance to win cash and other prizes. Any student affiliated with an SGS program or center, including internship program participants, grant recipients, and students enrolled in degree programs can enter.
Left: "The Pristine Island" captured by Daniel Huang at Lake Bled, Slovenia.
Jesse Izzo, lecturer and visiting scholar at the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, discusses his research interests and path that led him to studying the Middle East in this Q&A.
New publication from the Iran 2040 project looks at the country's structure of corruption.
The Center for Human Rights and International Justice releases a new resource to combat human trafficking.
In the Media
Kamala Harris is not a radical, but her rise may herald progressive change, writes history professor Priya Satia in the Washington Post.
The two-party system obscures the complexity of Black Americans’ politics, writes political science professor Hakeem Jefferson in FiveThirtyEight.
Iran deserves a red card for its human rights abuses, says professor Abbas Milani, director of the Program in Iranian Studies, in this opinion piece for The Hill.