Joceline Yu
Joceline Yu, Psychology '22 completed a virtual internship this summer at Keru in Shanghai, China through the Global Studies Internship Program.


This year, the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program went virtual, offering 35 students remote internships in 19 locations around the world.
War never really ended in Asia, says Stanford sociologist Gi-Wook Shin.
Stanford's EPIC fellowship supports community college educators dedicated to fostering global studies. Meet this year's fellows.
Connie Chin, former administrative manager at the Center for East Asian Studies, passed away on August 6.

SGS Course Innovation Grant

SGS awards Daniel Mason, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine, a course innovation grant for his new class, Global 150N: Climate Change and Mental Health.
SGS Course Innovation Grants support courses that creatively engage students in learning about key global issues.
Stanford professor Ali Yaycioglu sees the Hagia Sophia as a "time tunnel" linking the Ottomans to the Roman Empire.
The Center for East Asian Studies and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education co-sponsor a webinar on the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project.
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.


Gabby Conforti Gabby Conforti on bike ride
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.
Still deciding what courses to take next quarter? Check out these 50 intro-level winter quarter courses that have an international focus.
Three human rights grads receive Walk the Talk Service Leadership Award.

Student Photo Contest

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.
Share your point of view. The Global Perspectives Blog is now accepting submissions.

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