Wartime memory formation in China and Japan
Writing recently in Asia-Pacific Review, Daniel Sneider describes how World War II era events are depicted differently in history textbooks in China and Japan.
How would China reshape the U.S.-led international order, and would it attempt to? Speaking during the annual Oksenberg Lecture, Thomas Fingar addressed these and other questions related to China's impressive economic, political, and military "rise" of the past three decades. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford News
This May the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center celebrated 30 years of connecting Asia and Stanford, and helping to guide American policy towards the region.
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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 »
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.
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 »
Divided Memories now available in paperback and electronic formatAnnouncement
Divided Memories, Shorenstein APARC's groundbreaking study of textbook depictions of World War Two, is now available in paperback and electronic (Kindle) format.