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The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in San Francisco, which concluded the 2023 APEC host year for the United States, included a highly-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Shorenstein APARC scholars weigh in on the significance of the meeting in the context of China’s geopolitical ambitions, the outcomes of the APEC summit, and other topics.
The third installment of Shorenstein APARC’s fall seminar series examined energy challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and the role of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in facilitating collaborative clean energy solutions.
Korea, Japan Leaders Call for Global Cooperation in Advancing New Technologies, Clean Energy at Summit Discussion
At a historic meeting held at Stanford, the leaders of Japan and Korea discussed the perils and promises of new innovations and the importance of collaboration.
Stanford’s Asia-Pacific Research Center Invites Research Assistant Applications – U.S. Rivals Project at the Stanford Next Asia Policy Lab (SNAPL)
APARC is hiring a Research Assistant for the U.S. Rivals Project at the Stanford Next Asia Policy Lab (SNAPL) for the 2024 winter quarter. The selected candidate will play a crucial role in using computational methods to advance our understanding of U.S. threat perception and construction.
In this conversation, Dr. Soksamphoas Im, APARC's Lee Kong Chan NUS-Stanford Fellow on Southeast Asia, discusses her research into how the ruling Cambodian People’s Party combines coercive capacity with policy reform to legitimize its regime.
With contributions from military, government, and academic experts, a new volume explores what changes will be necessary in the U.S. military budget to keep the nation secure in a new geopolitical environment. A chapter by Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro focuses on how to update military spending to enhance U.S. capability to deter Chinese ambitions in Taiwan and beyond.
Shorenstein APARC continued its APEC seminar series with the second installment, Asia-Pacific Digital Health Innovation: Technology, Trust, and the Role of APEC, a panel discussion that focused on how India’s digital health strategy has evolved and its lessons for other countries creating their own.
The 2023 Shorenstein Journalism Award honored The Caravan, India’s premier long-form narrative journalism magazine of politics and culture, at a celebration featuring Executive Editor Hartosh Singh Bal, who joined a panel of experts in analyzing the erosion of India’s democracy and press freedom.
Ahead of the 2023 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) convening in San Francisco, APARC kicked off its fall seminar series, Exploring APEC’s Role in Facilitating Regional Cooperation, with a panel discussion that examined APEC’s role and continued relevance in a rapidly-evolving Asia-Pacific region.
A new study, co-authored by Asia Health Policy Director Karen Eggleston, investigated preferences for telemedicine services for chronic disease care in South Korea during the COVID-19 pandemic and found that preferences differed according to patient demographics.
Stanford’s Asia-Pacific Research Center Invites Applications for Fall 2024 Postdoctoral and Visiting Scholar Positions on Contemporary Taiwan
One postdoctoral fellow position and one visiting scholar position beginning in Autumn Quarter 2024 are available to scholars and professionals interested in interdisciplinary research on contemporary Taiwan.
Despite changes in China’s forces and the illegal invasion of Ukraine, the United States does not need to increase the numbers of its nuclear arsenal, argues Oriana Skylar Mastro in a new report.
FSI Plans to Offer a Faculty-led Quarter in Beijing in Partnership with the Bing Overseas Studies Program in 2024
This pilot overseas offering is planned to take place at the Stanford Center at Peking University.
Second Annual Trans-Pacific Sustainability Dialogue Aligns Researchers, Industry Leaders, and Policymakers to Propel Energy Security Solutions
The Trans-Pacific Sustainability Dialogue, a joint initiative by the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and the Ban Ki-moon Foundation For a Better Future, convened for the second annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea, to generate new research and policy collaborations to advance energy security, the seventh of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Video Interview: Kiyoteru Tsutsui Discusses the Paradoxes of International Human Rights and State Power
APARC Deputy Director and Japan Program Director Kiyoteru Tsutsui joins Nippon TV host Atsushi Tamura on an episode of "Another Sky" to share his work on international human rights and discuss his most recent book, "Human Rights and the State."
The trilateral summit between the United States, South Korea, and Japan was an important marker in deepening coordination among the allies, but work still remains to create a solid security partnership.
Asia Health Policy Program Director Karen Eggleston has coauthored the new third edition of Victor Fuch's 'Who Shall Live: Health, Economics, and Social Choice,' an authoritative book considering the great health challenges of our time.
Advancing Energy Security: APARC and Ban Ki-moon Foundation to Host Second Annual Trans-Pacific Sustainability Dialogue
The second annual convening of the Trans-Pacific Sustainability Dialogue will gather social science researchers and scientists from Stanford University and across the Asia-Pacific region alongside young leaders, policymakers, and practitioners, to expedite energy security solutions, investment, and policy support. Held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on September 12-14, 2023, the dialogue features award-winning actor and director Cha In-pyo as honorary ambassador.
The Center offers a suite of fellowships for Asia researchers to begin in fall quarter 2024. These include postdoctoral fellowships on Asia-focused health policy, contemporary Japan, and the Asia-Pacific region, postdoctoral fellowships and visiting scholar positions with the Stanford Next Asia Policy Lab, and fellowships for experts on Southeast Asia.
Indonesia can revive proposal with other interested members.
Last November, the U.S. and its partners promised to supercharge the country’s green energy transition, but their efforts are already facing obstacles.