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Shining Light on the Threats to Democracy and Human Rights in Asia

November 2019

Around the world, democracy is in retreat.

Scholars, Journalists, and Former Commander of U.S. Forces Korea Discuss North Korea’s Future

March 2019

On the heels of the abrupt ending of the Hanoi summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, with the future of the diplomacy of denuclearization in question, the Korea...

Stanford Korea Program’s Conference Draws Leading Korean Studies Scholars to Advance a Shared Vision for the Field’s Future in North America

November 2018

How can Korean studies faculty cultivate supportive and critical scholarly communities with graduate students?

Reflections on Journalism Across Asia

April 2017

Emerging technologies, stemming from the heart of Silicon Valley and extending to Asia and beyond, have pushed the bounds of how stories are told by journalists and the way in which readers...

Indian historian: Freedom of expression key to vibrant democracy

April 2017

Protecting freedom of expression is essential to vibrant democracies and to meet the needs of people now and into the future, Indian historian Ramachandra Guha said at a Stanford event seeking to...

Ian Johnson, longtime foreign correspondent, to receive Shorenstein Journalism Award

March 2017

Ian Johnson, a veteran journalist with a focus on Chinese society, religion and history, is the 2016 recipient of the Shorenstein Journalism Award.

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.

South Korea's asymmetric alliance with the United States

May 2016

Alliances serve an important purpose in international relations, but the attention given by each country to each other is rarely equal.

At Stanford, Fu Ying discusses prospect of building US-China consensus

May 2016

China and the United States have lately been characterized as geostrategic rivals and on a path toward inevitable conflict.

China poses "most strategic challenge" for US-Japan relationship, Funabashi says

May 2016

China has historically been the “most divisive element” in the U.S.-Japan relationship, Yoichi Funabashi, a former editor-in-chief of the Asahi Shimbun, told a Stanford audience last Friday at a...

Stanford historical memory project seeks WWII reconciliation in Asia

March 2016

From atomic bombs to harsh military occupations in the World War II period, the past is very much the present in the Asia Pacific region.Stanford scholars are striving to help heal these wounds...

Tokyo-based foreign correspondent receives Stanford award

March 2015

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center honored Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Schlesinger with the Shorenstein Journalism Award last Monday.

"Wall Street Journal" reporter Jacob Schlesinger named 2014 Shorenstein award recipient

January 2015

Tokyo-based reporter Jacob Schlesinger will receive award for his journalistic work and achievements spanning three decadesStanford University’s Walter H.

Barbara Demick named 2012 Shorenstein Journalism Award winner

December 2012

The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center has named Los Angeles Times Beijing bureau chief Barbara Demick winner of the 2012 Shorenstein Journalism Award.

Bo Xilai affair a turning point for China's top leadership

May 2012

A revelatory story emerged in China this spring: Bo Xilai, Chongqing’s Communist Party head, had fallen out with the party and was accused of shocking abuses of power.

A Facebook approach to work

November 2011

Stepping into Facebook's headquarters in Palo Alto, a first-time visitor might wonder how the company's employees ever accomplish anything.

Experts gather to define a framework for SMP research

May 2011

Despite the growing adoption of social media platforms as a business tool, this is still a relatively new and under-studied area of technology—even in Silicon Valley where many SMP innovations...

Understanding China's home-grown social media

March 2011

Thomas Crampton, who oversees social media strategy in the Asia-Pacific region for the marketing and communications company Ogilvy and Mather, talked about what social media means to China and Asia...

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