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Gi-Wook Shin

Ethnic identities questioned after Virginia Tech

News / April 27, 2007
"Experts have compared him (Cho Seung-Hui) to the Columbine shooters, saying that he fits the same profile. This is a judgment about mental state and behavior patterns that have nothing to do with race or ethnicity," says Shorenstein APARC's director, Gi-Wook Shin.
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Technical Perspective on North Korea's Nuclear Test: A Conversation between Dr. Siegfried Hecker and Dr. Gi-Wook Shin

News / October 10, 2006
The international community appears to have been stunned by North Korea's test of a nuclear device. While the media has predominantly focused on the political implications of the test, it is also important to understand exactly what occurred from a technical perspective. On Monday, October 9th, Dr. Gi-Wook Shin, Director of the Korean Studies Program and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, asked Dr. Siegfried Hecker, Emeritus Director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory and visiting professor at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University about the nature of the test executed by North Korea and possible technical implications.
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Gi-Wook Shin relaunches the Journal of Korean Studies at Shorenstein APARC

News / September 9, 2005
After a long hiatus, Gi-Wook Shin, director of Shorenstein APARC and founding director of the Korean Studies Program at Stanford, has brought back the Journal of Korean Studies, the premier journal in the field, and given it new life at the Center. In a recent interview, he discusses the relaunch, the Journal's editorial process, and his plans for future issues.
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New name for the Asia-Pacific Research Center

News / August 11, 2005
Effective September 1, 2005, APARC will be known as the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. The announcement was made at a gala dinner in honor of APARC's longtime benefactor, Walter H. Shorenstein.
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APARC and the KSP announce the recipients of the 2005-2006 Pantech Fellowships in Korean Studies for Mid-Career Professionals

News / June 7, 2005
After an intensive selection process, the Asia-Pacific Research Center at the Stanford Institute for International Studies has selected Daniel Sneider and Scott Syder to be the 2005-2006 Pantech Fellows in Korean Studies for Mid-Career Professionals. The fellowships were made possible by generous gift from the Pantech Group.
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Gi-Wook Shin appointed to be new Center director for three-year term

News / April 19, 2005
Professor Gi-Wook Shin, director of the Korean Studies program at Stanford, will assume directorship of Shorenstein APARC, replacing outgoing director Professor Andrew Walder.
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Stanford receives $2 million for Korea Studies

News / January 25, 2005
The Korea Foundation will donate $2 million to the School of Humanities and Sciences to endow a new professorship in Korean Studies - a major boost to Stanford's Korean Studies Program, housed at APARC.
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Stanford hosts researchers from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

News / October 13, 2004
The Korean Studies Program at APARC and the Project on Peace and Cooperation in the Asian-Pacific Region at CISAC joined forces to welcome a delegation from the DPRK's Institute of Disarmament and Peace.
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