Three visiting fellows, Tetsuo Ishiai of Tokyo, Japan, Tejas Mehta of Mumbai, India, and Wendy (Wei) Wang of Beijing, China, spoke with Shorenstein APARC about their experience in the Corporate Affiliates Program from 2013-14.
The Japan Studies Program co-hosted a delegation of government officials from six Japanese prefectures and business leaders from California in late July. The event was part of a two-day conference and initiative, led by the U.S.-Japan Council, to promote bilateral economic collaboration between the two countries.
Karl Eikenberry, a William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at CISAC and Shorenstein APARC Distinguished Fellow, describes U.S.-China relations in the historical context of the rise and fall of great powers, saying analysts must be critical to recognize the dissimilarities from past rivalries. His essay appears in American Review.
Shorenstein APARC releases a summary report from "Wartime History Issues in Asia: Pathways to Reconciliation," a Track II dialogue that convened academic experts from Asia, the United States and Europe to discuss issues of wartime history that continue to impact the region.A Stanford News article also covered this news.
In a recent speech, Thomas Fingar, the Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow at FSI, says foreign area and language studies programs serve to train a globally competent citizenry able to address today's transnational challenges. The longevity of those programs is imperative, he says.