Shorenstein APARC announces Alisa Jones as center's first Northeast Asia History Fellow

Shorenstein APARC is pleased to announce that Alisa Jones has been chosen as the 2008-2009 Northeast East Asia History Fellow.

Alisa Jones received her MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and her PhD from the University of Leeds. She has recently collaborated on various book projects addressing the role of history textbooks, historiography, and popular culture in shaping public memory and national identities across East Asia.

As the Northeast Asia History Fellow, Alisa Jones will be a resident at the center for one academic year. During her year at the center, she will be researching on issues of historical memory, identity, conflict and reconciliation in the Northeast Asian region. She will also teach a credited Stanford lecture or seminar course through the university's center for East Asian and present a lecture on her research topic.

This fellowship was made possible through the generosity of the Northeast Asia History Foundation