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What's out there? Microbial diversity, security, and the public health

October 14, 2013

More information TBA.    Speaker bio: David A. Relman, M.D., is the Thomas C. and Joan M.

Escalatory Models, Norms, Assurance, and Deterrence

November 12, 2012

The advent of ubiquitous networking and computation and deepening globalization since the 1990s has eroded traditional international security architectures by multiplying conflict surfaces and...

Illicit Transnational Actors and Security: Myths, Misconceptions, and Historical Lessons

October 23, 2012

About the Topic: Conventional accounts of the proliferation of illicit transnational actors--ranging from migrant smugglers to drug traffickers to black market arms dealers--describe them as...

The Constitution and the World

October 27, 2011

Stanford Law School is sponsoring a conference titled, "The Constitution and the World," on October 27-28, 2011.

2010 Payne Lecture Series: Globalization of Terror

March 5, 2010

Steve Coll is president of New America Foundation, and a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine.

Big Organizations and Climate Change: The Rubber Hits The Road And The Smell Is Awful

April 16, 2009

Charles Perrow is an emeritus professor of sociology at Yale University and a visiting professor at CISAC in the winter and spring terms.

"The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power"

February 24, 2009

David E. Sanger covers the White House for The New York Times and is one of the newspaper's senior writers.

Is Mother Nature the Best Bioterrorist?

April 16, 2008

As we find ourselves at the start of the "biological century" with a wealth of potential benefits to public health, agriculture, and global economies, it is almost deliberately naive to think that...

State Sovereignty and Security in East Asian International Relations

January 17, 2008

Seo-Hyun Park (speaker) is a PhD candidate in the Government Department at Cornell University and a predoctoral fellow at CISAC.

DNA for Peace: The Balance Between Biosciences for Development and Security

May 30, 2007

One of the world's greatest ethical challenges is the inequities in global health.

Committing to War: Political Exclusion and Indiscriminate Violence in Africa

February 22, 2007

Philip Roessler (speaker) is a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC and in 2007 will be the Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in comparative government at the University of Oxford.

Rebel Recruitment in Civil Wars

February 1, 2007

The speaker, Macartan Humphreys, is an assistant professor of political science at Columbia University and a visiting professor at CISAC.

Blowing Stuff Up: Globalization and the Political Geography of Insurgents, Pirates, and Terrorists in Southeast Asia

December 7, 2006

Justin Hastings is a fifth-year PhD student in political science at the University of California, Berkeley, who specializes in East and Southeast Asian politics, nuclear weapons policy, and...

The Politics, Ethics, and Law of Racially- Targeted Biological Weapons

June 2, 2005

Tonya Putnam has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received her Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Stanford University in March 2005.

Individual Rights and the Global Economy

October 18, 2001

Reading available in IIS library, 5th floor, Encina Hall.

International Disease Surveillance and Global Security

May 11, 2001

Professor Joshua Lederberg, a research geneticist, is Sackler Foundation Scholar, President-emeritus at The Rockefeller University in New York, and a consulting professor of the Institute for...

Keeping the Edge

April 26, 2001


Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
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