Interested in communications, outreach, and Asian studies? Shorenstein APARC currently has an opening for the position of communications and outreach coordinator. Read more »
As North Korea heats up, South Korea and Japan should warm tiesOp-ed: Christian Science Monitor on May 15, 2013
Sensitive wartime memories continue to resurface in Japan-South Korea relations, impeding important security collaboration efforts in Northeast Asia. Daniel Sneider describes the historical context and discusses recent events.
Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford News
This month the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center celebrates 30 years of connecting Asia and Stanford, and helping to guide American policy towards the region.
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye visited the United States this May for the first time since taking office in February. Stanford experts weigh in on the future of U.S.-Korea relations. Read more »
Jean Oi was appointed to the Academic Advisory Council of the newly founded Schwarzman Scholars international scholarship program. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC postdoctoral fellowships offer recent graduates a year of "breathing space" at Stanford before they launch their academic careers. The Center looks forward to welcoming its latest group of extraordinary postdoctoral fellows this autumn. Read more »
Thirty years connecting Asia with Stanford University
A visionary group of Stanford scholars established a pioneering organization three decades ago to address the need for research on Asia that reached across departments, from sociology to engineering, and looked at Asia in a regional context.
As Shorenstein APARC celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this May, director Gi-Wook Shin reflects on the Center's successful past and bright future. Read more »
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To their family members and to the Philippine government, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are the country's “new heroes.” Postdoctoral fellow Marjorie Pajaron talks about her research on the significant economic benefit of OFW remittances. Read more »
Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow wins dissertation awardKSP Announcement
Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow Jaeeun Kim’s dissertation Colonial Migration and Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea has won the American Sociological Association's Theda Skocpol Award in the area of comparative and historical sociology.
KSP in the news
Tension between Pyongyang and allies the United States and South Korea has mounted in recent weeks since North Korea's February nuclear test. Shorenstein APARC experts weigh in on the possibility of conflict. Read more »
How China and India resolve the challenge of supporting their elderly while maintaining economic advancement despite shrinking working-age cohorts will strongly shape their future and may provide valuable lessons. Karen Eggleton describes key issues in each country, and research finding presented during a recent Stanford-Harvard policy dialogue. Video available conference agenda available
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Stanford economist foresees challenges for Japan's economyJapan Studies Program in the news: NHK World on March 19, 2013
Japan's new prime minister has an ambitious plan for the country's economy. Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi foresees possible challenges in the coming years.
The troubling history of Sino-Japanese tension
In a new article, Daniel C. Sneider explores the troubling history of China-Japan tension. He concludes that the two countries have every reason to pull back from the brink of conflict—and most importantly, the United States serves a crucial role.
Connecting with students to explore contemporary Southeast AsiaSEAF News
On March 9, Donald Emmerson joined a gathering of Stanford University students for an exploration of contemporary Southeast Asia, and its place in the world. Emmerson presented the event’s closing address.
This autumn, AHPP will welcome development and health economist Margaret Triyana as the 2013-14 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow. Triyana will focus on analyzing the effects of rural-urban migration on children's health outcomes in China and Indonesia Read more »
Shorenstein APARC recently released a policy report explaining why, of the new governments on and around the Korean Peninsula, only the South Korean government of President Park Geun-hye may have an opportunity to revive North Korea diplomacy.
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International banking standards in the US, Japan, and the EUShorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliates News
Based on research conducted at Stanford, a working paper by Minoru Aosaki explores economic impacts and policy challenges related to Basel III, the new international standard of banking regulation, in the United States, Japan, and the European Union.
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Despite significant reform, gaps remain in China's health care systemAHPP in the news: Newsweek on February 25, 2013
Despite significant efforts to reform health care in China, says Karen Eggleston, coverage is "wide but shallow." Eggleston has written about the Chinese government's ambitious reforms.
Cautious optimism over return of Japan's conservative party
Amidst optimism about the return to power of Japan's conservative Liberal Democratic Party, there is also cause for caution, says Daniel Sneider.
Stopping ethnic violence in India begins with understanding the history behind it, says Ajay Verghese, a current Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow. His research explores the roots of conflict in two demographically similar regions of Rajasthan. Read more »
Just hours ahead of North Korea's most recent nuclear test, an event which pushed the country once again into headlines around the world, a panel gathered at Stanford to discuss the challenges journalists face uncovering facts about North Korea. Read more »
Tim Forsyth, a Lee Kong Chian Fellow, speaks about the gap between conservation efforts and economic and social development in Southeast Asia. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford, Shorenstein APARC, KSP News
North Korea keeps its pledge to conduct a third underground nuclear test. We ask our experts to weigh in on the detonation condemned by the White House as destabilizing. Read more »
KSP in the news
North Korea has conducted its third underground nuclear test. Shorenstein APARC Korea experts weigh in on the event, which is drawing criticism from Beijing to Washington, DC. Read more »