Colorful Lamp Festival and Lantern in Loi Krathong at Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Lamphun Province, Thailand.

Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

Stanford University's hub for interdisciplinary research, education, and engagement on contemporary Asia

In the Spotlight

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Karen Eggleston Provides a Framework for Measuring the Social Value in Health Spending

In a new ebook, Eggleston discusses the results of an international, four-system study that charts a path for developing metrics of quality improvement and value linked to chronic disease management.
Shorenstein Journalism Award winner Maria Ressa headlines the award panel discussion, Oct 21, 2019.

Shorenstein Journalism Award Winner Maria Ressa Discusses the Battle for Truth in the Digital Age

“If you repeat a lie a million times it becomes a fact. Without facts you cannot have truth. Without truth you cannot have trust. Without any of these three democracy as we know it is dead,” Ressa cautioned.
2018-19 postdoctoral scholars Ketian Zhang and Sarita Panday in conversation at the Encina Hall entranceway.

Open Call for Applications: 2020-21 Fellowships on Contemporary Asia and Southeast Asia

We invite recent PhDs to apply to the 2020-21 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellowship on Contemporary Asia and established faculty to apply to the LKC NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Southeast Asia.

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About Us

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.

 

What We Do

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Research

Pursue and publish interdisciplinary, social science-oriented scholarship from regional and global perspectives on issues of vital importance to the economies, foreign affairs, health, politics, and societal transitions of the Asia-Pacific.

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Education

Support the next generation of Asia experts by offering fellowship and training opportunities to academics and practitioners, teaching Stanford courses, and bringing Asia-Pacific topics into high school and community college classrooms.

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Policy & Outreach

Illuminate Asia-Pacific-focused, policy-relevant problems and solutions and strengthen cooperation between counterparts in the United States and Asia by providing expert analysis, thought leadership, and constructive interaction.

News & Events

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Events

Wed Nov 13
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Diabetes Health Policy in Thailand

Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 14
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

China, U.S. Universities and the U.S. Science and Technology Workforce

Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Fri Nov 15
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

North Korea's Economic Openness: Implications for Inter-Korea and U.S. Cooperation

Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Fri Nov 15
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept

Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Mon Nov 18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

“Return of the Pontianak: Popular Cinema, Decolonization, and Malay Identities in the 21st Century”

Encina Hall, Third Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305