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Past Events

Feb
06

Memorial Service honoring the life of Grisha Mints

3:15pm | Stanford Faculty Club, MAP

The memorial celebration for Professor Grigori (Grisha) Mints will take place on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 3:15 p.m. at the Stanford Faculty Club. ...

Feb
05

Larissa MacFarquhar | Everything was a Matter of Life and Death

7:00pm | Cemex Auditorium, MAP

What does it do to a person to believe he is one of the few who must change the world? And what does it mean to throw off that weight...

Feb
04
Jan
23

Colloquium with Tim Williamson

3:15pm | Main Quad, 90-92Q, MAP
Jan
23

Francis Fukuyama | Wesson Discussion Seminar

1:15pm | Landau Economics Building, Room 134A, MAP

This is the discussion seminar following the Wesson Lecture with Francis Fukuyama, ...

Jan
22

Francis Fukuyama | A State of Courts and Parties

5:30pm | Cubberley Auditorium, MAP

The American political system traditionally emphasized institutions of constraint—the rule of law and democratic accountability—over state power,...

Jan
09

Colloquium with Michael Weisberg

3:15pm | Main Quad, 90-92Q, MAP
Jan
09

Philosophy Colloquium: "Confirmation Theory for Idealized Models"

3:15pm | Philosophy Building 90, room 92Q, MAP

I will sketch a theory that has two parts: First, theorists validate models, confirming hypotheses about model/target system relations. Second...

Jan
08

Ethics and Market Design

4:00pm | Stanford Law School, Crown Quadrangle,..., MAP

Markets depend on legal and institutional structures. These structures raise questions of ethics: are they fair? Do they generate harms?  If harms are...

Dec
08

PhD dissertation defense: Nick Witkowski

10:00am | Bld.g 70, room 72A1, MAP

Religious Studies PhD student Nick Witkowski defends his dissertation on
Monday, December 8, at 10 a.m. in the Religious Studies dept. seminar...

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