Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC)
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Stanford University



Point of View
Nationalism clouds WWII memories in Asia, says Stanford scholar

In a new co-edited volume, Gi-Wook Shin and Daniel Sneider of FSI’s Shorenstein APARC and Daniel Chirot of the University of Washington compare the historical legacy of the Second World War in the Asian and European theaters. They provide unique, timely insight on the lasting influence of that wartime period, exploring the depth of its effects on contemporary attitudes and geopolitics.



Divided Memories
Ezra Vogel says disputes over wartime history are key factor behind Northeast Asia friction

Harvard's Ezra Vogel, renowned scholar of China and Japan, delivered the final lecture in a seminar series focused on a Sino-Japanese rivalry at Shorenstein APARC. He addressed how the two countries have been impacted by disputes over wartime history, saying there must be "some resolution of the history issue" for any long-term solution to transpire.


Announcement
Shorenstein APARC announces 2014-15 postdoctoral fellows

Shorenstein APARC is pleased to welcome three exceptional postdoctoral fellows this autumn, researching a variety of topics on contemporary Asia, including epidemiological trends of diabetes in Vietnam, China's state-owned enterprises, and political governance in Vietnam.

March 22, 2014
Michelle Obama promotes study abroad during speech at Stanford center in Beijing

March 11, 2014
Burmese journalist critically examines Myanmar’s reforms, receives award at Stanford +PDF+

February 10, 2014
Eikenberry: Are China and Japan heading toward conflict?

January 30, 2014
FSI scholars examine evolution of democracy in South Korea, Taiwan

January 15, 2014
Is a new round of economic reform kicking off in China?



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