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New Book Explores the Intersection of Demographic Shifts and Innovation, Offering Lessons from Asian Nations
New Book Outlines the Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Future Economic Growth in East Asia
APARC Offers Fellowship and Funding Opportunities to Support, Diversify Stanford Student Participation in Contemporary Asia Research
University Entrepreneurship Programs May Not Increase Entrepreneurship Rates, Stanford Researchers Find
APARC Announces 2021-22 Postdoctoral Fellowships for Emerging Scholars in Contemporary Asia, Japan, and Korea Studies
APARC Announces Diversity Grant to Support Underrepresented Minority Students Interested in Contemporary Asia
Amid the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, students are facing summer internship cancelations and hiring freezes. They are left wondering about the long-term implications of the current crisis for their academic careers and their access to future jobs and valuable work experience.
There is a Korean expression that means “to become soaked by a drizzle without noticing.” This metaphor is a timely warning against the gradual decline of democratic norms. Though some of the changes underlying this global phenomenon are subtle, they are producing creeping, piecemeal erosions of democracy and pluralism. The signs of democratic backsliding are now emerging everywhere in South Korean society, and a failure to recognize and robustly counter their effects may create future costs that prove unbearable.