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Advancing the field of contemporary Japan studies

The Japan Program is home to esteemed academics, emerging talent from across Asia and the world, and visiting experts from the public and private sectors. Our researchers and affiliates teach Stanford courses, engage in scholarly and publishing projects, and contribute to the intellectual community at APARC and the university at large.

Our Fellowship and Training Offerings

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Stanford Courses

Each year our faculty teach Stanford undergraduate- and graduate-level courses and mentor students through internships and other educational opportunities.
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Japan Postdoctoral Fellowship

We offer a postdoctoral fellowship to junior scholars conducting multidisciplinary research on contemporary Japan in a broad range of disciplines.

Other fellowship offerings

Explore additional opportunities at Shorenstein APARC for students, young scholars, and professionals working on contemporary Japan and Asia-related policy challenges.

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