On February 23, John Roos, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Robert Hormats, U.S. Under Secretary of State, and Norihiko Ishiguro, Director-General of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, will join the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center's Michael Armacost, William Miller, and Robert Eberhart, and prominent Japanese and American business leaders, academic experts, and government officials, will meet at Stanford for a dialogue on...
Shorenstein APARC has received a grant from the Academy of Korean Studies in Seoul which enables the center to publish a series of books on Korea's democratization and social change, under the series title: Korean Democracy: From Birth to Maturity.
On September 24, the United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) held their second summit since President Obama took office. China's reaction to strengthening U.S.-ASEAN ties, while not officially on the agenda, was an important consideration during the talks, maintains Donald K. Emmerson, who spoke recently with Radio Australia about the summit.
On May 14, SPRIE Researcher Robert Eberhart spoke about his current research assessing the effect of Japanese corporate governance reforms and the question of whether the corporate system in Japan will ultimately be converging with the Western model.
After an intensive selection process, the Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), Stanford Institute for International Studies at Stanford University has selected the first class of its APARC Fellowships for pre-doctoral scholars.