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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.

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.

Why Do Parents Abort Girls? Patrilocality and Its Historical Origin

January 15, 2014

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Center for International Development Recent scholarship has documented an alarming increase in the sex ratio at birth in parts of East Asia, South Asia and the Caucuses...

Great Games: Chinese Relations with South and Central Asia

June 20, 2013

China and the World This multiyear project, coordinated by Thomas Fingar, Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow, at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University,...

Paying for Performance to Improve Health in Rural China

April 25, 2013

Grant Miller will discuss the results of his SAPARC-funded research in rural China, supplementing a large NIH-funded project about pay-for-performance to improve health.

A New World: Korea's Mountains and American Waters

April 12, 2013

Kim Jiha is a South Korean poet and playwright whose early poetry theme was in political resistance.

Drawing Lines in the Water: A Multimedia Presentation and Prognosis on the South China Sea

February 20, 2013

Gregory Poling will begin with a multimedia presentation highlighting the most important aspects of the South China Sea disputes, including the competing legal claims, recent clashes, and the oil,...

Uncertain Times Ahead: Changing Principles

February 5, 2013

The world has undergone major drastic changes in the last two decades driven by several major factors, eg, explosion of human population and connectivity.

The Impact of Water Quality on Health and Youth Education in Rural China

January 30, 2013

Providing people with safe drinking water is one of the most important health-related infrastructure programs in the world.

The United Nations and a World in Transition

January 18, 2013

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented a free public talk at Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 17.

Global Venture Capital--Cleantech & Green Investing

May 19, 2010

About the talk:Cleantech/Greentech investing has helped the venture capital (VC industry to contract further during the financial crisis.

Smart Green Cities: New Technologies, New Strategies, New Practices

May 10, 2010

Focus In 2008, for the first time a majority of the world's population lived in cities.

Smart Green Cities in Korea

April 21, 2010

About the talk: Since 2008, the Republic of Korea has pursued a "Green Growth" policy as a way of addressing climate change and at the same time achieving economic growth.

Modeling Energy Efficient Cities

March 2, 2010

An integrated approach based on a case study of a new neighborhood in the provincial capital of Jinan in Shandong, China As part of SPRIE's current research on entrepreneurship and innovation in...

Beginning with Children: Reflections on UNICEF's Work in North Korea

January 8, 2010

UNICEF immunizes children, provides nutritional supplements and essential medicines, promotes better child care practices, provides access to safe water, promotes hygiene and sanitation practices...

Silicon Valley Leaders Forum: Changing Silicon Valley

September 24, 2009

On Thursday, September 24, 2009, the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE) at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center will be convening a Silicon Valley...

Film and War Memories in Asia: Yamato (film screening)

November 21, 2008

This is the second phase of a three year research effort to compare the formation of the divided memories in Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States.  We will conduct a comparative...

Research Presentations by Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows (session 2)

May 29, 2008

In this session of the Shorenstein APARC Corporate Affiliate Visiting Fellows Research Presentations, the following will be presented: Atsushi Goto, "What is the Optimum Strategy for Broadcasting...

Growing Pains: Tensions and Opportunity in China's Transformation

November 2, 2007

As its miracle growth continues seemingly unabated into a fourth decade, China's emergence as a global economic and political power is accepted as inevitable.

Information Technology and Broad-Based Development: Preliminary Lessons from North India

April 10, 2002

The success of India's export-oriented software industry is well known.

Security and Economic Issues in India

February 12, 1999

This talk will look at the policy options for the Indian government as it deals with the slowdown of the Indian economy, sanctions following the nuclear tests, and internal security following the...