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Kiyoteru Tsutsui Appointed APARC’s Japan Program Director
Sociologist Kiyoteru Tsutsui joins APARC as the Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi Professor and Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies as well as our Japan Program Director.
New Book Analyzes the Interactions of Southeast Asia and China
In Donald K. Emmerson’s new edited volume, ‘The Deer and the Dragon,’ experts examine the dynamics of inequality between the countries of Southeast Asia and their assertive neighbor.
APARC's New Grant Supports Underrepresented Minority Students
The new diversity grant supports Stanford students from underrepresented minorities interested in studying contemporary Asia. Applications review begins on Sept. 1, 2020.
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The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.
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Pursue and publish interdisciplinary, social science-oriented scholarship from regional and global perspectives on issues of vital importance to the economies, foreign affairs, health, politics, and societal transitions of the Asia-Pacific.
Support the next generation of Asia experts by offering fellowship and training opportunities to academics and practitioners, teaching Stanford courses, and bringing Asia-Pacific topics into high school and community college classrooms.
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Illuminate Asia-Pacific-focused, policy-relevant problems and solutions and strengthen cooperation between counterparts in the United States and Asia by providing expert analysis, thought leadership, and constructive interaction.
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July 1, 2020
Fateful Decisions: Choices That Will Shape China’s Future – Book Launch Panel Discusses Critical Challenges Facing China’s Policymakers
July 1, 2020
Pressing “Re-start”: Business Operations in China after COVID-19 – Highlights of Survey Results and Conversation with Prominent China CxOs
June 24, 2020
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