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Geballe Research Workshops

The Theodore and Frances Geballe Research Workshops bring together Stanford faculty, advanced graduate students, and visiting scholars to present research and explore topics of common intellectual concern. Workshops meet at least three times a quarter during the academic year. Many workshop meetings, particularly those organized as lectures, conferences, or symposia, are open to the public.

The Geballe Research Workshops provide a space:

  • to advance and develop emerging research agendas
  • to explore ideas that cross disciplinary boundaries
  • for advanced graduate students to share an intellectual enterprise with faculty
  • to assist graduate students in developing essential professional skills to make the transition from student to colleague

The program offers Stanford faculty and students and scholars from other institutions a unique kind of engagement. They meet outside traditional departmental boundaries and in truly interdisciplinary collaborations to explore research topics that they themselves determine. The program thus supports faculty in their efforts to investigate and construct new areas of research in a time of shifting disciplinary boundaries, while encouraging graduate students to participate in ongoing scholarly dialogues.