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Larry Diamond, MA, PhD

Director at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science and Sociology

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February 28th, 2014

Diamond on Egypt’s ban of revolution film

CDDRL News

In The Atlantic, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond and filmmaker Jeff Shank discuss The Square, an Oscar-nominated documentary film about the Egyptian revolution that has been banned in Egypt. Both Diamond and Shank argue that the country’s democratic hopes have been betrayed by the very autocracies that arose from the actions at Tahrir Square. Read more »



January 30th, 2014

Evolution of democracy in South Korea, Taiwan

KSP News

In a new book, Gi-Wook Shin and Larry Diamond analyze the challenges and opportunities confronting the maturing democracies in South Korea and Taiwan. Much depends on the political leadership in those two countries rising above narrow interests to craft thoughtful and realistic public policies.




January 23rd, 2014

Diamond honored with Lyman award for alumni engagement at Stanford

CDDRL, FSI Stanford News

Larry Diamond, director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, received the 2013 Richard W. Lyman Award at a ceremony on January 22. Read more »



January 21st, 2014

Despite setbacks, Diamond argues democracy is not in retreat

CDDRL in the news: The Economist

Larry Diamond participates in The Economist Debates weighing in on the health of global democracy. Diamond argues that despite some recent setbacks in Muslim-majority and low-income countries, there are many success stories to highlight democratic progress. The debate continues through Jan. 31 providing readers the opportunity to vote through online forums. Read more »



October 30th, 2013

Diamond on the fate of Chinese communism

CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news: The Atlantic on October 29, 2013

In a piece for The Atlantic, CDDRL Director Larry Diamond discusses why China needs to get serious about political reform as the current government approaches 70 years in office - the average life span of one-party regimes. Diamond argues that unless the Chinese Communist Party launches a gradual process of democratization, they could suffer the same fate as the Soviet Communist Party. Read more »




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Q&A: Larry Diamond's documentary on democracy activism
The documentary, for which Diamond was a producer, won high praise from critics and leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily spoke with Diamond about the film’s origins, its critical reception and its future.
February 4, 2013 in The Stanford Daily

How Obama Abandoned Bahrain's Democratic Reformers
Larry Diamond: "With the world watching other Middle East hotspots, the country's monarchy has continued suppressing anti-authoritarian dissidents -- and the White House has let it happen."
January 9, 2013 in The Atlantic

Burma's Emerging Democracy
Stanford University democracy scholar Larry Diamond recently spent time in Burma meeting political parties, government officials and civil society groups. Author, editor or co-editor of 36 books on democracy, Diamond spoke to The Irrawaddy Reporter Simon Roughneen about the current transition in Burma.
July 24, 2012 in The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Stanford announces commencement speakers
Alum Cory Booker, JD '96, mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates at Stanford's 121st Commencement June 17, the university announced. In other plans, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond will deliver a "final lecture" to the Class of 2012 as Class Day speaker June 16.
February 7, 2012 in Stanford University News

Stanford students, fresh off the Farm and going global
The Haas Center’s Post-Graduate Fellowship for International Public Service was founded in response to increased student interest in international service over the past decade, and was catalyzed by an initial opportunity presented by FSI's Larry Diamond.
August 23, 2011 in Stanford Report

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