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India’s Century? A Conversation with Indrani Bagchi

February 3, 2022

Time:  7:30am-8:45am  California, USA 2 March 2022  9:00pm-10:15pm New Delhi, India 2 March 2022   India’s international position has evolved sharply in the first two decades of the 21st century,...

Examining the U.S.-China Rivalry Without Racism

March 31, 2021

    How can we understand the geopolitical rivalry between the U.S. and China without fueling anti-Asian hate?

The Intimate Lives of Enslaved Women

March 31, 2021

The REDI Task Force invites you to the next event in our Critical Conversations: Race in Global Affairs series; an exploration of the life of enslaved women.

Intersections of Science, Language, and Literature in Modern and Premodern Korea

October 28, 2016

To RSVP, please click here. Inquiries to kcortright@stanford.eduScience and literature studies have constituted an exciting arena for academic investigation in recent decades.

The 5th Annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers

July 13, 2016

The fifth annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers takes place this summer, from July 25 to 28, at Stanford.

The 3rd Annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers

July 28, 2014

The third annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers takes place this summer, from July 28 to 30, at Stanford.

U.S.-China Relations and the 'Re-balance' to Asia

June 3, 2014

The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia is about much more than China’s rise and changing role in the region, but US-China relations are an integral part of the new policy and the way it is...

What Is Beijing Thinking? Geography, History, and the South China Sea

April 24, 2014

This event has moved to the Philippines Conference Room Professor Paine will explore China’s outlook on the territorial disputes in the South China Sea within the larger settings of Chinese...

The U.S. Rebalance to the Indo-Pacific: Understanding the Australia Pivot Point

April 15, 2014

In the next 20 years, the middle class in Asia is projected to swell from 600 million to 3.2 billion.  If managed successfully, this could not merely be the single largest reduction in poverty in...

Mongolian Perpectives on Northeast Asian affairs

April 14, 2014

Over the past 23 years, Mongolia’s democracy has advanced on many fronts. The initial transition to democracy was peaceful in both economic and political areas.

Seoul-Tokyo Relations in Peril: Is a "Reset" Possible?

April 11, 2014

Koret Distinguished Lecture Series: Lecture IV From early 2012, South Korea-Japan relations worsened due to what many Koreans regard as a series of Japanese provocations involving historical and...

The Shadow of History and Sino-Japanese Relations

April 3, 2014

Ezra F. Vogel is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard. After graduating from Ohio Wesleyan in 1950 and serving two years in the U.S.

The Future of the US-Japan Alliance

April 2, 2014

WE ARE AT FULL CAPACITY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY FOR A SEAT The US-Japan alliance is the longest, most stable, and most indispensable alliance in the modern history of East Asia.  It has served as the...

U.S. Alliances in a Changing Asia

March 7, 2014

With rising tensions over history and territory among Asian nations, China's rise as a regional power, and a so called rebalancing of the American role and presence our two most important alliances...

The Remains of Colonial History

February 26, 2014

Debate upon the status of colonial buildings in South Korea today has swirled around the public buildings most symbolic of colonial authority.

Dangerous Waters: China and Japan in the East China Sea

January 31, 2014

Maritime security has become an increasingly salient point of friction in China-Japan relations.

Mass Political Killing: Causes, Patterns and Moral Implications

January 29, 2014

Part II: Asia in the World Series The causes and moral implications of genocidal mass killings have, in the past couple of decades, become a major area of scholarly as well as popular debate and...

Chinese Military Aerospace and Maritime Development: Short-Range Tailwinds, Long-Range Headwinds

January 28, 2014

By any measure, China’s economy and defense budget are second only to those of the United States.

A War of Words: Allied Captivity and Swiss Neutrality in the Pacific, 1941-1945

January 27, 2014

This talk explores the work of Swiss diplomats and Red Cross delegates to explain the experience of Allied POWs and civilian internees in the Pacific War.

Good Neighbor? Bad Neighbor? A Historical Perspective on Sino-Japanese Relations

January 23, 2014

“Is Japan really part of Asia?” This question has agitated Japanese intellectuals, pundits and politicians since the country embarked on the road to modernity in the Meiji era.

The Past And Future Of The World Economy: The Causes And Consequences of Industrial Cycles

January 22, 2014

Part I: Asia in the World Series Since the start of the Industrial Revolution the world economy has gone through a set of stages, or cycles, each defined by its leading centers, its major...

Encounter 2013: An Evening with Korean Authors Kim In-suk and Kang Yŏng-suk

November 13, 2013

The Korea Colloquium on History and Culture   Authors Kim In-suk and Kang Yŏng-suk and translator Bruce Fulton will appear at several American universities in November 2013 for a series of...

Transnationalizing Viet Nam: Community, Culture, and Politics in the Diaspora

November 7, 2013

Vietnamese diasporic relations affect and are affected by events inside Viet Nam.  In her recent book, Transnationalizing Viet Nam, Prof.


Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Andrew G. Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Photo of James Millward James Millward Visiting Scholar at APARC
shaikh Huma Shaikh Associate Director for Administration
kristen lee   aparc photo 3x4 Kristen Lee Executive Assistant to Professor Gi-Wook Shin