Who We Are
The Japan Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center cultivates multidisciplinary research and education on contemporary Japanese affairs. Through collaboration with experts from academia, government, business, and civil society, we engage in policy-relevant dialogue and scholarship to promote a comprehensive understanding of the internal and external political, economic, and social factors that influence the progress and development of Japan and its role within the Asia-Pacific region and on the world’s stage.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Elucidating the Heightened Japan-South Korea Friction
Reflecting on a New Chapter in Bay Area-Japan Relations
We study the economy, politics, societal challenges, and regional and international relations of contemporary Japan.
We support students and emerging talent in exploring contemporary Japanese affairs and U.S.-Japan relations.
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