The China Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center is the University’s hub of scholarship on current political, economic, and social transformations in China and the implications of its rise for the global community. Our goal is to prepare new generations of Stanford students for deeper interactions with China and to share knowledge of China with the broader community. We do this by conducting research and organizing conferences and intellectual exchanges with Chinese experts, extending on-campus and in-country training opportunities for Stanford students and scholars, hosting public forums on Greater China, and offering educational programs for government officials and professionals.
Our faculty study multiple issues affecting present-day China and its role on the global stage. We also bring top-tier scholars from around the world to Stanford for a valuable intellectual exchange on China’s domestic and international affairs.
Research and analysis by our scholars and collaborators appears in peer-reviewed journals, reports, acclaimed books from scholarly and trade presses, and volumes disseminated via the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center’s publishing program.
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