Scholarly Publications

South Korea’s Democracy in Crisis

The Threats of Illiberalism, Populism, and Polarization

Drivers of Innovation

Entrepreneurship, Education, and Finance in Asia

Other Publications

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Seventeenth Korea-U.S. West Coast Strategic Forum

September 2017

The seventeenth session of the Korea-U.S.

News

Walking a Tightrope

November 2022

As U.S.-China tensions escalate, Korea must chart a new path.

Striking the Right Balance: What South Korea Can Do to Enhance Deterrence in the Taiwan Strait

October 2022

Despite obstacles and risks, there are good reasons why South Korea should want to increase deterrence against China. In a new article, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro and co-author Sungmin Cho...

In China, Xi Jinping Is Getting an Unprecedented Third Term. What Should the World Expect?

October 2022

Xi's plans are long term and unlikely to shift, but he can now be more aggressive than before in their pursuit.

Old Events

What Lies Ahead for Korea's New President? Post-Election Analyses and Reflections

January 31, 2022

On the heels of South Korea's presidential election, an expert panel will examine the election results and their likely policy implications.

'Hallyu' in North Korea: Can South Korean Popular Culture Bring about Real Change?

January 31, 2022

South Korean popular culture has spread to all corners of the globe, including South Korea’s closed-off neighbor to the north.

Gender Equity in Higher Education: Korea's Experience in Global Context

January 31, 2022

This event is part of Shorenstein APARC's spring 2022 webinar series, Negotiating Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Asia.

Projects

Perfect Storm: Climate Change in Asia

APARC Fall 2021 Webinar Series The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s most vulnerable region to climate change risks.
English

Event Series

Event SeriesKorean Studies Colloquium SeriesKorea-U.S. West Coast Strategic ForumKoret WorkshopKoret Distinguished Lecture SeriesHana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers 
English

Tailored Engagement: Toward an Effective and Sustainable Inter-Korean Relations Policy

The already serious situation on the Korean Peninsula is worsening. North Korea is on a path to credibly threaten South Korea, Japan, U.S.
English

Multimedia

A Conversation with the Author of "Superficial Korea"

October 2017

Dafna Zur, assistant professor of East Asian Language and Cultures at Stanford University, leads a discussion of Superficial Korea, a book by Gi-Wook Shin, professor of sociology and Shorenstein APARC director, which was recently published in...

The North Korea Crisis

June 2017

Video and transcript from the joint CISAC/Shorenstein APARC panel discussion, "The North Korea Crisis," on May 30, 2017, with James Person, director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation at the Center for Korean History and Public Policy; Gi-Wook...

Wind of Change? South Korea under the New Administration

May 2017

Video and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC Korea Program colloquium, "Wind of Change?

People

Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Photo of Haley Gordon Haley Gordon Research Associate, Korea Program
HJAhn Web Heather Ahn Program Manager, Korea Program
Headshot of Irene Kyoung Irene Kyoung Research Associate, Korea Program
hee sun kim Hee-Sun Kim Korean Language Lecturer
Kyungmi Kyungmi Chun Korean Studies Librarian