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News / April 25, 2013
Shorenstein APARC postdoctoral fellowships offer recent graduates a year of "breathing space" at Stanford before they launch their academic careers. The Center looks forward to welcoming its latest group of extraordinary postdoctoral fellows this autumn.
News / April 24, 2013
A visionary group of Stanford scholars established a pioneering organization three decades ago to address the need for research on Asia that reached across departments, from sociology to engineering, and looked at Asia in a regional context.
News / April 23, 2013
Q&A / April 15, 2013
To their family members and to the Philippine government, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are the country's “new heroes.” Postdoctoral fellow Marjorie Pajaron talks about her research on the significant economic benefit of OFW remittances.
News / April 11, 2013
Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow Jaeeun Kim’s dissertation Colonial Migration and Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea has won the American Sociological Association's Theda Skocpol Award in the area of comparative and historical sociology.
News / April 10, 2013
David Straub, associate director of Korean Studies Program, joined Ploughshares Fund Executive Director Philip Yun on April 8 for a town hall discussion in San Francisco on the recent North Korean threats. The panel was held at the Commonwealth Club, the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, and moderated by Gloria Duffy, the President and CEO of the Commonwealth Club.
News / April 4, 2013
Tension between Pyongyang and allies the United States and South Korea has mounted in recent weeks since North Korea's February nuclear test. Shorenstein APARC experts weigh in on the possibility of conflict.
News / March 20, 2013
News / March 20, 2013
In a new article, Daniel C. Sneider explores the troubling history of China-Japan tension. He concludes that the two countries have every reason to pull back from the brink of conflict—and most importantly, the United States serves a crucial role.
News / March 20, 2013
Q&A / March 20, 2013
How China and India resolve the challenge of supporting their elderly while maintaining economic advancement despite shrinking working-age cohorts will strongly shape their future and may provide valuable lessons. Karen Eggleton describes key issues in each country, and research finding presented during a recent Stanford-Harvard policy dialogue.
News / March 14, 2013
This autumn, AHPP will welcome development and health economist Margaret Triyana as the 2013-14 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow. Triyana will focus on analyzing the effects of rural-urban migration on children's health outcomes in China and Indonesia
Q&A / March 8, 2013
In an interview with the South Korean daily newspaper Segye Times on March 7, David Straub said that the United Nations Security Council resolution on North Korea passed earlier in the day was a necessary but not sufficient condition to respond to North Korea's latest provocations. He urged alertness to possible conventional North Korean attacks on South Korea and said that the Obama administration would support efforts by the new South Korean government of President Park Geun-hye to engage North Korea diplomatically.
News / March 6, 2013
News / March 5, 2013
Shorenstein APARC recently released a policy report explaining why, of the new governments on and around the Korean Peninsula, only the South Korean government of President Park Geun-hye may have an opportunity to revive North Korea diplomacy.
News / March 4, 2013
Based on research conducted at Stanford, a working paper by Minoru Aosaki explores economic impacts and policy challenges related to Basel III, the new international standard of banking regulation, in the United States, Japan, and the European Union.
News / February 28, 2013
News / February 27, 2013
News / February 21, 2013
Stopping ethnic violence in India begins with understanding the history behind it, says Ajay Verghese, a current Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow. His research explores the roots of conflict in two demographically similar regions of Rajasthan.
News / February 14, 2013
Just hours ahead of North Korea's most recent nuclear test, an event which pushed the country once again into headlines around the world, a panel gathered at Stanford to discuss the challenges journalists face uncovering facts about North Korea.
Q&A / February 13, 2013
Tim Forsyth, a Lee Kong Chian Fellow, speaks about the gap between conservation efforts and economic and social development in Southeast Asia.
News / February 12, 2013
News / February 12, 2013
News / February 11, 2013
When Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar takes the helm of FSI in July, he'll oversee the institute's 11 research centers and programs along with a variety of undergraduate and graduate education initiatives on international affairs. His leadership will be marked by a commitment to build on FSI’s interdisciplinary approach to solving some of the world’s biggest problems.
News / February 8, 2013
The governor of the Bank of Japan, the country's central bank, recently announced he will be stepping down before his term expires. Stanford economist Takeo Hoshi spoke with Quartz on the future of Japan’s monetary policy.
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