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Dividing ASEAN while Claiming the South China Sea: Chinese Financial Power Projection in Southeast Asia

November 5, 2018

Four member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have made territorial claims in the South China Sea that conflict with China’s professed entitlement to all of the “islands...

Future Visions: Challenges and Possibilities of Korean Studies in North America

November 1, 2018

NOTE: If you are interested in a panel,  please email to hjahn@stanford.edu to see if a seat is available.

2018 Holiday Party

October 22, 2018

North Korean Human Rights and Transnational Activism

October 19, 2018

The evidentiary weight of North Korean defectors’ testimony depicting crimes against humanity has drawn considerable attention from the international community in recent years.

How and Why Did the Opposition Win in Malaysia? Lessons for Semi-Authoritarian Asia

October 18, 2018

Malaysia's ruling National Front (BN) coalition ran one of the most durable authoritarian governments in the world.

Management, Faculty Productivity, and Student Learning in India

October 18, 2018

The idea that good management practices matter for organizational performance is widely accepted.

Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Has Undermined Chinese Citizens’ Regime Support?

October 12, 2018

Populist leaders around the world often fight against corruption in an effort to win public support.

Independence and Governance in Singapore: The Highest Stage of Colonialism?

October 11, 2018

Singapore’s government is widely seen as competent, honest, and meritocratic—an exceptional case of post-colonial governance.  Nor can any elected incumbent party anywhere match Singapore’s People...

Conversation with Choi Si-won: K-Pop Super Junior

October 5, 2018

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A New Perspective on News: The SmartNews Approach and Political Balancing

October 5, 2018

In 2012, as giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google began to position themselves as the go-to places to read news, a little-known news app called SmartNews emerged and started gaining...

Is Preventive Care Worth the Cost? Evidence from Mandatory Checkups in Japan

September 26, 2018

This event is jointly sponsored by the Asia Health Policy Program and the Japan Program at the Walter H.

Gangsters and Masters: Criminality and Politics in Malaysia

September 18, 2018

In Malaysia, criminality is a highly political question, and that is mainly why local scholarship on the topic is rare.

Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Health and Long-term Care in China

September 17, 2018

The event has reached the maximum capacity of the room. We are no longer accepting RSVPs.The world is aging rapidly, and China’s older population is growing faster than in any other country.

Asia's Development Challenges and Technology

September 17, 2018

Asia has achieved remarkable progress on economic development and poverty reduction over the past decades.

Private Roles for Public Goals in China and the U.S.: Contracting, Collaboration, and Delegation

September 17, 2018

China and the United States both have public needs that far outstrip the abilities of their governments alone to deliver.  Zeckhauser and Donahue will discuss their book (joint with Karen Eggleston...

Shadows on the Wall: Legislative Politics in Post-Reform Vietnam

September 14, 2018

Recent scholarship suggests that, under authoritarian regimes, quasi-democratic institutions such as elections and legislatures—the velvet gloves of autocratic rule—actually enable political...

HARNESSING SILICON VALLEY: THE STRATEGIES, STRUCTURES, AND ACTIVITIES OF INNOVATIVE LARGE JAPANESE FIRMS IN SILICON VALLEY

September 11, 2018

Large Japanese firms have a long history of having offices in Silicon Valley, mostly starting in the 1980s and 1990s in the heyday of semiconductors, early computing, software, and communications...

The Taiwan Relations Act: Too Much or Too Little?

August 24, 2018

The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) was enacted by Congress on April 10, 1979, and has served as the formal basis for U.S.-Taiwan relations ever since.

From Within and Without: Taiwan’s New Security Challenges

August 24, 2018

From Within and Without: Taiwan’s New Security Challenges Since 2016, Beijing’s pressure campaign on Taiwan has threatened the island’s international space and domestic tranquility.

Shorenstein APARC Annual Photoshoot & Luncheon

August 3, 2018

RSVP required by 5PM on Friday, Sept 28, 2018

People

Portrait of Prof. Andrew Walder Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Scott Rozelle Senior Fellow, Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Portrait of Jean Oi Jean C. Oi Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Thomas Fingar Fellow
Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
Karl Eikenberry Professor of the Practice Fellow, S-APARC, Core faculty, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science