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Return Migrants as Skilled Labor: The Case of Transnational Korean New Zealander Returnees

February 12, 2018

Transferring knowledge and skills through skilled labor has become a critical topic in contemporary migration studies.

Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan

September 26, 2016

AbstractThe existence of two Chinese states—one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan—is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war...

Dealing with North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions – A New Approach Needed?

February 21, 2014

This is a keynote speech open to the public during the Sixth Annual Koret Conference on "Engaging North Korea: Projects, Challenges, and Prospects." The North Korean nuclear threat has now been...

Migration and Integration: Global and Local Dimensions

September 19, 2013

A 2-day interdisciplinary conference where the questions and consequences of great scale movements of peoples, processes of inclusion and exclusion and community formation in the contemporary world...

The Impact of Migration on the Sending Country: Evidence from the Philippines

May 9, 2013

More than 215 million people—approximately 3% of the world’s population—now live outside their country of birth (United Nations, 2009).

Establishing Identity: Documents, Performance, and Biometric Information in Immigration Proceedings

May 6, 2013

How do we know that a person is what she claims to be? Or how do we make others believe that we are the person that we claim to be?

Crossing the Border from "Chōsen" to "Kankoku" in Japan

January 25, 2013

In this talk, Professor Han will examine the implications for the Zainichi (people of Korean ethnicity who have lived in Japan since the colonial period) of choosing between identifying themselves...

How Foreign Assistance Undermines Democracy: Aid Dependence in Cambodia

November 26, 2012

The more a country depends on aid, the more distorted are its incentives to manage its own development in sustainably beneficial ways.

Making Love for a Visa

November 9, 2012

The talk , based on a recent paper, will describe and examine the social understanding of selling sex for a visa among migrant Filipina hostesses in Tokyo.

East Asia's Contentious Island Disputes: A U.S. Policy Perspective

October 29, 2012

Certain East Asian territorial disputes have simmered, unresolved, since the arrangements concluding the Second World War: Japan, China, and Taiwan contest sovereignty over the Senkaku/Diaoyu(tai)...

Climbing the Summits: ASEAN, America, and the Future of Asia

October 1, 2012

Five Southeast Asian ambassadors discuss ASEAN, Asia, and America’s role

The Chinese Naval Role in the Pacific and the American Response

May 30, 2012

***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** Maritime issues are increasingly at the heart of security issues between the United States and China.

Patterns of Elderly Life Expectancy in Three Chinese Cities: Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei

April 30, 2012

Life expectancy at aged 65 is remarkably similar in the three Chinese cities of Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Taipei, even though the cities differ in levels of socioeconomic development, health systems...

Japan's Reflection on a Rising China: The Domestic Politics of Japan's China Policy

February 29, 2012

Japan's experience with China's rise thus far suggests an increasingly tumultuous Northeast Asia.

Demographic Change in East Asia: Economic, Social, and Security Implications

September 8, 2011

The third Stanford Kyoto Trans-Asian Dialogue will focus on demographic change in East Asia and its implications across a wide range of areas, including economies, societies, and security.

Health, Gender, and Migrant Workers in China

April 21, 2011

This colloquium will feature presentations by two visiting scholars from China. First, Dr. Huijun Liu will present research on health risks associated with gender imbalance in China.

Rethinking the 'Overseas Chinese': What's in a Name?

April 12, 2011

The movement of people leaving and returning to China from the second half of the 19th century to the present is a vast and complex subject.

The Flying Geese Paradigm Version 2.0: The Interactions of Demographic, Economic, and Institutional Dynamics in China, Japan, and Korea

February 9, 2011

Analyzing official economic and demographic data of China, Japan, and Korea, Aoki identifies the four phases of economic development that these economies have been passing through and are expected...

Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate

February 3, 2011

Asian Biotech:  Ethics and Communities of Fate is the title of a new book that Prof. Ong has co-edited with Nancy N.

Comparative Policy Responses to Demographic Change in East Asia: Defining a Research Agenda

January 20, 2011

Demographic changes are profoundly shaping the political, economic, and social landscape of the Asia-Pacific region. How have individuals, families, communities, and policymakers responded?

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.

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