Media

Scholarly Publications

Social Media in the Workplace

May 2011

The objective of this paper is to discover the social media platforms (SMPs) that are economically relevant to a business organization, the uses to which these platforms are put, and the reasons...

Japan under the DPJ: The Politics of Transition and Governance

July 2013

The Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) came to power in 2009 with a commanding majority, ending fifty years of almost uninterrupted Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) rule.

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

February 2016

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first attempt to explore how the tumultuous years between 1931 and 1953 have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema.

Other Publications

Japan-Korea Relations: Time for U.S. Intervention?

January 2014

Daniel Sneider writes that relations between South Korea and Japan have noticeably deteriorated in the past few months.

Digital Media as a Catalyst for Political, Cultural, and Economic Change in the Asia-Pacific Region

December 2013

The digital information technology (IT) revolution currently underway is profoundly reshap- ing economic activity, influencing politics, and transforming societies around the world.

Behind the Comfort Women Agreement

January 2016

The breakthrough agreement on the comfort women issue between Japan and South Korea on Dec. 28, 2015, was the culmination of at least four years of negotiations between the two governments.

News

Shorenstein APARC receives grant from Academy of Korean Studies

January 2008

Shorenstein APARC has received a grant from the Academy of Korean Studies in Seoul which enables the center to publish a series of books on Korea's democratization and social change, under the...

SPRIE's "China 2.0" conference highlights challenges facing online social media in China

October 2010

The Wall Street Journal's Loretta Chao, one of the participants at SPRIE's "China 2.0" conference in Beijing, covered the event's panel on social media for the Journal's "China Realtime Report."...

An interview with Yuichi Moronaga

November 2010

Understanding the emotional connection that people have to products inspires the innovative research and work of current Corporate Affiliates Program Fellow Yuichi Moronaga, who worked for Japan’s...

Events

Citizen Journalism: The Experiment of OhmyNews

October 10, 2007

The talk will explore the seven years of OhmyNews in its effort to popularize what its founder, Mr.

A Walk of the Wild Side with Shanghai Gen X Writer Mian Mian

January 29, 2004

Born in Shanghai in 1970, Mian Mian first began writing at the age of sixteen.

China 2.0: The Rise of a Digital Superpower (May 2010)

May 24, 2010

China 2.0 at Stanford University, May 24-25, 2010 This two-day forum looks at the rise of China as a digital superpower.

Projects

Does Perception Matter in International Relations?: Trends in US and Korean Media Coverage of the Alliance, 1992-2004

For much of the U.S.-ROK alliance's fifty-year history, it was considered one of the most successful political-military relationships forged out of the Cold War era.
English

History Textbooks and the War in Asia

History Textbooks and the War in Asia is the first phase of the Divided Memories and Reconciliation project.  It carries out a comparative examination of the high school history textbooks in those...
English

Reckoning with the Past: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in Asia

This colloquia will bring several scholars to Stanford to discuss the "history problem" in a series of lectures analyzing the ways in which past conflict has or has not been addressed and resolved...
English

Multimedia

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea

November 2015

Video and transcript from "Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea," a book launch event for the publication that carries the same name.

Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?

February 2017

Video and transcript from Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program panel discussion, "Impeachment and After: What Does the Future Hold for Korea's Politics?" on Jan.

Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC colloquium, "Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in India," on April 5, 2017, with Ramachandra Guha.India prides itself on being the "world's largest democracy." In some respects it is certifiably...

People

Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Head shot of Ken Shino Kenichiro Shino Visiting Scholar at APARC
portrait of Rosalind Galt Rosalind Galt Visiting Scholar at APARC
Lisa Lee Program Coordinator, Asia Health Policy Program and Southeast Asia Program