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As the U.S. withdraws its troops in Afghanistan, the question now is whether the Afghan government – or another international force – can stop a resurgent Taliban from using violence to seize power, says Stanford historian Robert Crews.

  • Students

Stanford senior True Sweetser has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, a one-time grant of $10,000. With a major in History and a minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sweetster will further develop his interest in the region as a…

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In collaboration with the Institute of International Education – Scholar Rescue Fund, for nearly a century Stanford has hosted endangered scholars who have had to escape conflict or flee persecution because of their research, race or creed.…

  • Announcements

In an interview posted by the Hoover Institution, Anatol Shmelev discusses his new book In the Wake of Empire: Anti-Bolshevik Russia in International Affairs, 1917–1920, published by Hoover Institution Press. In the book, Shmelev explores the…

  • Alumni

Jake Zawlacki, a 2019 graduate of the CREEES MA program, published "The Allegorical Aĭdaḣar: An Animated Look at Kazakh National Identity" in Folklorica, the peer-reviewed journal of the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Folklore Association…