Photo taken by Byron Gray (India 2020) depicting an eastern cattle egret perched on a log in front of coloful fishing boats on water.

Photo Credit: Byron Gray (Cattle egret in fishing village of Gorai - Mumbai, India 2020)

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Mark Walsh with Gallup Pakistan, a research organization, and a local guide

Mark Walsh was in Pakistan planning to study how transaction fees and peer influence affected people’s decision to join one of the country’s two major mobile banking platforms when he noticed something interesting: the factors that went into a…
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Lalita du Perron welcomes Robert Rakove from International Relations at Stanford to talk about his new book Days of Opportunity: The United States and Afghanistan before the Soviet Invasion. Book link: http://cup.columbia.edu/book…

Nezaami speaks often to the Stanford University and broader community about his legal scholarship and experiences in Afghanistan.

Nasiruddin (Nasir) Nezaami’s heart was pounding as he neared the Torkham crossing at the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in May 2022. The Taliban had re-taken Afghanistan nine months earlier and he was exhausted and scared. He had been constantly on the…
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Lalita du Perron talks to Gowri Shankar of Kalinga Foundation about his work on the King Cobra, how being bitten by a snake sparked his PhD research, and how to keep ourselves and animals safe. Transcript available on request for a…