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Conferences, to be held at Stanford or at any French research institution, should address significant issues of common interest to scholars from France and Stanford, and particularly, but not exclusively, those subject to differences of disciplinary or interdisciplinary approach in or between the two countries. The topics proposed may be either historical or contemporary in their temporal focus and relevant to the two societies. They may fall primarily or entirely within the purview of schools or departments like those of the humanities, social sciences, natural and formal sciences, business, earth sciences, education, engineering, law and medicine. Alternatively, they may bring together scholars from across different schools and/or departments.

Proposals should be for conferences that bring together participants from Stanford and France, but also from other U.S. institutions, thereby expanding the network of productive relationships between academics in the tw