Migration and Citizenship

Scholarly Publications

Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea

March 2015

Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on their social capital potential, especially their role as transnational bridges...

From Brain Drain to Brain Circulation and Linkage

February 2018

The development community has increased its focus on higher education over the past two decades, recognizing that education can contribute to building up a country’s capacity for participation in...

News

NK News reviews "Crossing Heaven's Border"

June 2015

Writing for NK News, Rob York reviewed Crossing Heaven’s Border (Shorenstein APARC, 2015), a book written by Hark Joon Lee, a South Korean journalist and filmmaker.A project that began in 2007, the...

"Crossing Heaven's Border" reviewed in "The Washington Post"

July 2015

The Washington Post's Anna Fifield reviewed Crossing Heaven's Border (Shorenstein APARC, 2015), a book by author and journalist Hark Joon Lee.

A way to bridge aging societies in Japan and South Korea

September 2016

Japan and South Korea face serious demographic crises. Japan has the oldest population in the world and South Korea is one of the most rapidly aging.

Events

Waishengren: Exploring Chinese Diaspora Nationalism in Taiwan

April 6, 2005

Waishengren (or mainlanders) make up about 12% of the current population in Taiwan.

Local Citizenship Regimes in China: Migration, Inclusion, and Economic Development

April 3, 2018

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL NOW RUN FROM 4:45-6:00 PM What explains variation in access to citizenship rights in China?

Projects

China: Going Global

Beijing’s new Silk Road initiative links old trade corridors from Asia to Africa and Europe.
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.

Can Korea Compete for Global Talent?

April 2016

Video and transcript from the Stanford+Connects event in Seoul, South Korea, on March 15.

The North Korea Crisis

June 2017

Video and transcript from the joint CISAC/Shorenstein APARC panel discussion, "The North Korea Crisis," on May 30, 2017, with James Person, director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation at the Center for Korean History and Public Policy; Gi-Wook...

People

Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology